Author: Thomas Wallace

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 […]
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In partnership with African Management Institute‘s (AMI), Africa Lead is offering the Executive Leadership Course for Africa’s Food Security. Beginning in February 2019, the program will bring together 24 active executive leaders from across the private and public sectors in East and Southern Africa to learn the latest in leadership and management strategies. The deadline for applications is December 12, 2018.
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During the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) held in Kigali, Rwanda (Sept. 4-8) the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) released the annual Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR) 2018, this year titled and focused on "Catalyzing Government Capacity to Drive Agricultural Transformation".
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Rwanda’s Nicolas Uwitonze was part of the country’s initial rapid response to the devastating invasive pest: The Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda). In early 2017, Uwitonze was a staff member of […]
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If the finale of East Africa’s first-ever farming reality TV show and competition “Don’t Lose the Plot” were treated like a four person regional farming Olympics for East Africa, Tanzania […]
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Through a USAID and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) partnership, Africa Lead is addressing the longstanding problem of severe shortages of improved varieties and high quality seed in African […]
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Location: Nairobi, Kenya (with in-country and periodic international travel) Period of Performance: August 01 , 2016 – September 30, 2018 (funding dependent) Background: The USAID Building Capacity for African Agricultural […]
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