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.

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.
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.

Africa Lead
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.

New movie features Africa's everyday superheroes, women farmers
The struggles and triumphs of African women farmers, everyday superheroes, are the focus of the new dramatic film Kumekucha: FATUMA supported by Africa Lead.

Updates from Africa Lead

Ethiopia Seed Stakeholders Meeting

John Edgar of USAID Ethiopia Mission gives opening remarks on the growth of the Ethiopia seed sector and need for…

Building on Progress at the USAID Trade Africa and Feed the Future Regional Conference

Patrick Wilson, USAID/KEA Deputy Mission Director, makes opening remarks during the opening session of the Trade Africa and Feed the…

Resilience and Sustainable Escapes from Poverty in Kenya Learning Event

Dr. Tina Dooley-Jones, Acting USAID Kenya and East Africa Mission Director, giving opening remarks during the Kenya Resilience and Sustainable…

Strengthening Coordination and Communication of the Kenya Joint Agriculture Secretariat through Team Building

The Joint Agriculture Secretariat (JAS) team engages in a field work team building activity. Photo credit: Africa Lead / Victor…


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