Program Update East Africa

As a step towards enhancing the engagement of the agriculture private sector in government policy processes, Africa Lead facilitated a one-day workshop that convened private sector actors from diverse segments […]
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Africa Lead facilitated the Northern Kenya Impact Evaluation and Planning Workshop on 7 December 2017, at the Lord Erroll restaurant in Nairobi. Fifty participants, including the Director of USAID’s Center […]
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Twenty-seven-year-old Simon Titus Malugu displays one of his 300-egg capacity incubators at United Nation Office in Nairobi. is the founder of Simon Tito Food Company Limited in Morogoro, Tanzania. Simon’s […]
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Theresia Numbe, legal advocate and founder of Lighthouse Legal Clinic, stands as a beacon of light for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Tanzania. The woman-led Lighthouse Clinic she founded […]
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Ensuring learning, communication and collaboration among key stakeholders in the East Africa regional seed sector is essential for identifying challenges in seed trade and developments in seed policy processes and […]
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Machakos, Kenya (3 October 2017): Africa Lead (AL) conducted a data collection exercise to evaluate the impact of Don’t Lose the Plot (DLTP), a TV reality show that was broadcast […]
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Nairobi, Kenya (28 September 2017): The commitment of Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) member states to harmonize regional seed policy, improve seed sector infrastructure, and address seed […]
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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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In East Africa, agriculture is often perceived as a livelihood reserved for older adults, and while in countries such as Kenya the average age of farmers is 61, this reality […]
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Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Hon. Willy Bett highlighted in a follow-up op-ed titled Kenya’s Agriculture Sector Ready for Increased Investments, expressing why the meeting was a pivotal step in following through on the commitments Kenya had made to CAADP, as well as to the continental campaign led by NEPAD, AU, AGRA and AfDB to “Seize the Moment” and drive economic growth through the agriculture sector, reduce food imports, and enhance food security across the continent.
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