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 for Food Security & Resilience
Institutional architecture (IA) provides a framework for understanding and improving a country’s capacity to undertake transparent, inclusive and evidence-based policy change to improve food security and resilience. Africa Lead supports countries and stakeholders to advance the IA process through facilitation and tools.
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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

ISAE/UCAD and MSD Join Forces to Foster a Youthful Generation of Senegalese Agribusiness Entrepreneurs

A partnership deal recently struck between the Higher Institute for Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship at Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (ISAE/UCAD) and the Movement for Development in Senegal (MSD), one […]

Kenya Kicks Off Reporting Coordination for 2020 CAADP Biennial Review Reporting Process

Stakeholders from Kenya’s agriculture sector came together in mid-April to kickoff Kenya’s effort to collect data for and complete the second Biennial Review (BR) process of the Malabo Commitments and […]

Africa Lead Facilitates African Union CAADP Training on 2nd Biennial Review Reporting and Peer-2-Peer Network

To advance member state performance and participation in the 2nd Biennial Review process, the African Union (AU) Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (AUC DREA) in partnership with Partnership for […]

Preparing Kenya’s Champions to Deliver on the “Big Four Agenda” in Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security

Kenya government officials at the national and county level, alongside non-state actors, have been working together to develop a guiding national agricultural framework following devolution.  USAID, through Feed the Future’s […]