Scaling up for food security.

Africa Lead is one of Feed the Future and USAID’s primary food security capacity building programs in sub Saharan Africa. Feed the Future (FTF) is the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative.

Institutional Architecture Assessment for Food Security Policy Change (IAA)
The IAA was designed to provide a quick scan of the capacities fundamental to policy change in regard to the Africa Union’s Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).
Chicken and the egg

Africa Lead is supporting Tanzania agribusiness entrepreneur Eugene Kavishe through a technical agribusiness consultant to help him develop a five-year sustainability plan that includes business objectives, growth strategy, risk analysis, financial plan and projections, marketing and communications plan, and action planning.

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Trainer Directory

Africa Lead has invested in building the capacity of experienced trainers/facilitators that are able to understand and facilitate discussions relating to agricultural transformation and have a proven track record in delivering capacity building training programs for multiple stakeholders within the agricultural sector.

Passing the Torch
In Kenya, Africa Lead has partnered with the Kenya government and donor organizations to institutionalize its flagship "Champions for Change" training curriculum and reach all 47 counties in Kenya. Africa Lead did so to ensure sustainability of the training after Africa Lead programming concludes.
USAID Kenya’s Bi-Annual Resilience Learning Event
Africa Lead works as the learning support program to USAID's Partnership for Resilience and Growth in Kenya, regularly convening and facilitating learning between 24 of USAID's implementing programs and government partners . Recently the partnership conducted its bi-annual learning event in the counties of Isiolo and Marsabit.
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Updates from Africa Lead

Africa Lead in Senegal Celebrates Women Leaders in Agriculture

Women represent 52% of Senegal’s 15.4 million people. Agriculture is a key sector of the Senegalese economy, making up approximately 15 percent of the gross domestic product and is a […]

Balancing Africa’s food security scales with women-led agriculture; how media representations can lead to transformative change

In sub-Saharan Africa women are heavily involved in food production, processing, and marketing. You don’t need a statistic about African women’s significant involvement in agriculture to know how much they […]

Kickoff of Africa Lead and Africa Management Initiative’s Executive Leadership Course for Africa’s Food Security

Kadir Boru, the programs director at Northern Rangelands Trust, shares his thoughts during the group sessions at the Kick – off event. Photo by: Victor Oloo/Africa Lead In February 2019, […]

Africa Lead Supports Public-Private Sector Dialogue on ‘Plan for an Emerging Senegal’

Participants discuss the evolution of the key PES monitoring indicators, their results and impact. Photo credit/Africa Lead January 10 – 11, 2019, Dakar, Senegal Senegal adopted its Plan for an […]

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