Program Updates

For Africa to experience a green revolution and to spur agricultural growth and food security on the continent there is a need to create agriculture-related jobs for its ever increasing […]
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Africa Lead collaborated with eight organizations in Nigeria to competitively select and nominate participants for the Champions for Change leadership course held from March 13-17, 2017. The organizations included the […]
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George Ngoha (Africa Lead), and county participants during roundtable discussions at the Innovations and Learning Forum. Photo Credit: Africa Lead / Victor Oloo Devolution – the delegation of power from the […]
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Participants draw up an action plan during group work sessions at the Champions for Change Training of Trainers workshop in Naivasha, Kenya. Photo credit: Africa Lead In traditional African kitchens, […]
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Youth agribusiness and entrepreneurship took center stage at the recent launch of the first ever competitive reality TV show focused on agriculture in Africa, ‘Don’t Lose the Plot’.  The show […]
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The real heroes of Tanzania’s agriculture sector – women and youth – were front and center at the red carpet premiere of the film Kumekucha TUNU, held this past April […]
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In East Africa, agriculture is often perceived as a livelihood reserved for older adults, and while in countries such as Kenya the average age of farmers is 61, this reality […]
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Key stakeholders in Ghana’s livestock and animal production sector breathed a huge sigh of relief in September when the Cabinet of Ghana approved the Ghana Livestock Development Policy and Strategy Document, which will officially launch in Accra on November 9.
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Dr. Andrew Tuimur, The Principal Secrtary The State Department of Livestock speaks during the launch of the Strategic Plan 2016-2021. For years, Kenyan non-state actors (NSAs) in the agriculture sector […]
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Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Hon. Willy Bett highlighted in a follow-up op-ed titled Kenya’s Agriculture Sector Ready for Increased Investments, expressing why the meeting was a pivotal step in following through on the commitments Kenya had made to CAADP, as well as to the continental campaign led by NEPAD, AU, AGRA and AfDB to “Seize the Moment” and drive economic growth through the agriculture sector, reduce food imports, and enhance food security across the continent.
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