Africa Lead facilitated the inaugural meeting of the Partnership for Resilience and Economic Growth (PREG) Nutrition Technical Working Group (NTWG) on 19 October 2017 at the UNICEF offices in Nairobi. Thirty-five […]
Africa Lead Chief of Party, David Tartif-Douglin (right) listens intently as Boadu Owusu speaks of his internship experience and plans for his start-up, Accra, Ghana When Boadu Owusu graduated from […]
As part of ongoing support to the development of Kenya’s new Agriculture Sector Transformation and Growth Strategy (ASTGS), Africa Lead served as the technical facilitator for Kenya’s first national “writeshop” […]
USAID’s Jeff Hill (left) with Carla Denizard, Africa Lead West Africa’s Regional Director (Center), and Maurice Lorka N’Guessan (right), CAADP Pillar IV Advisor (Rural Economy and Agriculture Department) African Union […]
Drought emergency, human conflict, and endemic poverty is a chronic risk for communities in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs). Spanning 23 counties and representing 89 percent of the country’s […]
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 […]
This report covers the program’s major accomplishments and outputs from April through June 2017, which is Quarter 3 of Africa Lead’s fourth year of implementation. It highlights the support, facilitation, […]
Kisioki displays one of the energy-efficient cook stoves he makes . Photo credit: Craig Davis/Africa Lead Thirty-one year-old youth activist and director of the non-profit International Collaborative for Science, Education and […]
Africa Lead is Feed the Future’s primary capacity building program in sub Saharan Africa. Feed the Future (FTF) is the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative.
The program works to help realize FTF's and the African Union’s Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) goals of reduced hunger and poverty by building the capacity of champions, institutions and stakeholders to develop, lead and manage the structures needed for African-led agriculture transformation.
Africa Lead is working across sub-Saharan Africa, with offices and staff across West Africa, East, and Southern Africa. Africa Lead II's US office is based in Bethesda, MD, USA.
7600 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
+1 301 771 7600
+1 301 771 7777
East & Southern Africa Regional Office
Acorn House, 97 James Gichuru Road, Lavington Nairobi, Kenya
+254 727 405 020
West Africa Regional Office
8, Route du Meridien President Almadies
Residence Rokhaya /49 Dakar, Senegal
Off: +221 33 820 3388
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