East & Southern Africa

Our regional office works throughout East and Southern Africa to strengthen regional policy organizations, government institutions and partnerships, as well as by supporting non-State actors in the region.  Africa Lead’s programmatic work has been focused specifically in the countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, MozambiqueRwanda, and Tanzania, and at the regional level with the East and Southern Africa economic communities.


East Africa's Reality TV Show Crowns Top Youth Farmers

Winrose, a 24 year old from Meru, Tanzania competed against and outperformed three other contestants in the Feed the Future…

Strengthening Kenya’s “Digital Harvest”

George Ngoha (Africa Lead), and county participants during roundtable discussions at the Innovations and Learning Forum. Photo Credit: Africa Lead /…

Strengthening Tanzania's food security leaders and trainers

Justin Urassa, an associate professor at Tanzania’s Sokoine University, believes that agriculture is a pathway out of poverty, specifically for…

Passing the Torch: Building Capacity for Kenya's County-Level Agricultural Sector Transformation

Participants draw up an action plan during group work sessions at the Champions for Change Training of Trainers workshop in…

"Don't Lose the Plot" - East Africa's agriculture reality TV show launched

Youth agribusiness and entrepreneurship took center stage at the recent launch of the first ever competitive reality TV show focused…

Knowing “WhatsApp” with Food Security

Fredrick Korir is a young extension agent from Bomet County, located in Kenya’s agricultural heartland. Bomet, spanning over 1600 square…

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East & Southern Africa Impact Dashboards

Download and read the latest updates from the most recent quarterly reports about what the regional office in East & Southern Africa has been working on.

 East Africa



Quarterly Report: Q2 FY 2017

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Africa Lead and CAADP Non-State Actors Coalition (CNC) launch small grants program!

Africa Lead II and the CAADP Non-State Actors Coalition (CNC) are excited to announce a…