African-led Agriculture & Resilience.

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).
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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.

In celebration of the 2019 International Women's Day, Africa Lead released a short video and blog post about the program's work to highlight the important roles women (and youth) play in African agriculture, through media activities. As part of the post Africa Lead released two impact evaluation reports about the media activities it supported; "Don't Lose the Plot" and "Kumekucha".
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Updates from Africa Lead

Africa Lead Facilitates Joint Work Planning Follow-up and Mentorship Visits for USAID’s Partnership for Resilience and Economic Growth (PREG)

Dr. Haret Hambe, Field Coordinator for the Accelerated Value Chain Development project, makes a point during a site visit with other partners to the Garissa Livestock Market during the follow-up […]

The power of joy and African-led food security; a tribute to Dr. Washington O. Ochola PhD.

It is with great sadness that Africa Lead begins our April 2019 update with the news of the untimely passing on of one of Kenya’s great countrymen and champions of […]

Operationalizing the Joint Programme on Recovery and Resilience in South Sudan

A cross-section of participants at the Joint Workplanning and IA4R workshop of the PfRR held in Yambio, South Sudan. Photo credit: UNDP In 2018, 7.1 million people in South Sudan […]

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 […]