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

Strengthening Learning and Collaboration for Increased Resilience in Northern Kenya

Communities in northern Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) face one big threat to their livelihoods: drought. In recent years, more frequent and intense droughts in the region have resulted […]

Open Institute Launches Farmer Mobile Data Collection

Open Institute and CNC visit a maize farm in Bibirioni sub-location. Photo credit: CNC / Elizabeth Opolo In May 2018, Open Institute, a recipient of the Africa Lead/CAADP Non-State Actors […]

Assessing and Building Institutional Architecture Capacity to Achieve Agricultural Investment, Food Security and Nutrition Goals in Senegal

Participants engage in a lively exchange of ideas and viewpoints during the breakout sessions. Photo credit: Africa Lead Agriculture is a key sector of Senegal’s economy, accounting for an estimated […]

Africa Lead/CAADP Non-State Actors Coalition Small Grants Program Kickoff Meeting

William Adoyo of Sugar Campaign for Change (SUCAM) introduced the organizations planned activities participate in county budgetary processes (BAGs). Photo credit: Africa Lead / Hellen Githakwa The Africa Lead / […]


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