Program Updates

FROM RIGHT: Agriculture Council of Kenya Chairman Dr. John Mutunga (right) and panelists take questions from participants at the National Agriculture Investment Plan formulation exercise which ran from December 7-9, […]
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With the release of Africa Lead’s Year Three Annual Report, we are looking back at 2016 to share some of the key lessons learnt from Feed the Future’s capacity building program for food security. The Annual Report covers the program activities from October 2015 through September 2016.
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As originally featured in the August 2016 Feed the Future newsletter. Water pollution is a potential consequence of mining, and in Ghana—where safe water is already scarce—such pollution can make […]
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Dr Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan, a Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, has urged the youth to see Agriculture as a life-long occupation, just as lawyers take up their professions for […]
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There is a saying, “The tragedy in Africa is poverty of leadership”, however the result of the work of Kenya's Counties to engage in the Champions for Change leadership training, shows that Kenya's counties are on the right path, and there is no tragedy in that.
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On the set of the popular soap opera, Makutano Junction, the character Florence sizes up the maize “sheller machine” which is central to her agribusiness idea. Actress Janet Kirinya (center) […]
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Africa Lead turns 3! Our work in support of transformational leaders in Africa is embarking upon its third year. Read how Champions for Change across Africa in the public, private, […]
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Champion for Change networks, regional, national and county governments, civil society organizations, and commercial agribusinesses are the forces of change that Africa Lead supports. For an update on our recent […]
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Africa Lead II recently completed an evaluation of the USAID-funded Market Linkages Initiative (MLI) Program. Two years had lapsed since program end and USAID wanted to measure the return on […]
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Moving ahead…CILSS paves the way for institutional change Under Africa Lead, the Permanent Inter‐State Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) sought support to help improve operational capacity to […]
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