During the official launch of the 15th CAADP Partnership Platform meeting in Nairobi by Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto, and H.E. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, the African Union's Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture (AU DREA), AU DREA and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) launched the a new communications toolkit for CAADP advocates, leaders, and focal points entitled, "Catalyzing Action & Agricultural Transformation in Africa: Understanding CAADP & the Biennial Review"
From Africa Lead's Learning Series: In a compelling article on and a YouTube video, Robert Ouma, Africa Lead's Senior Policy Advisor explores how CAADP puts smallholder farmers at the heart of food security policy solutions.
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 […]
Often when we think of communications in development efforts, we focus on “telling the story”—the story about our impact—prior to and after we’ve implemented our programs. Over the last year, working as the East and Southern Africa Regional Director of Africa Lead, I’ve witnessed our team come to understand the power of communications in “making the story.”
Dr. Abebe Haile Gabriel, Director of Rural Economy and Agriculture for the African Union, recently delivered a webinar about Africa’s commitments to transformation. The presentation clearly defines the plans and initiatives that […]
Margaret Ndaba works in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives in Tanzania and serves as the country’s focal point representing the Ministry with the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development […]
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