2018

Title: Online Learning, Community & Collaboration Specialist – Short Term Technical Assistance (STTA) Location: Nairobi, Kenya (with in-country and periodic international travel) Period of Performance: November 5, 2018 – September […]
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The Fall Armyworm (FAW) pest is a serious threat to food security in Africa, potentially causing loss of 8.3 to 20.6 million tons of maize per year if uncontrolled. FAW not only affects production of a staple food crop in the East Africa region, but also undermines the economic viability of Africa’s emerging private seed sector.
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The Horn of Africa is an area with scarce natural resources and that is vulnerable to food security crises, threatening traditional pastoral livelihoods. In 2011, the Horn of Africa faced the worst drought in 60 years, leading to famine in Somalia, and emergency food insecurity levels in Kenya and Ethiopia. At the peak of the drought, more than 13 million people across the region required humanitarian assistance, and more than 700,000 refugees fled Somalia.
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This report covers the program’s major accomplishments and outputs from April through June 2018, which is Quarter 3 of Africa Lead’s fifth year of implementation. It highlights the support, facilitation, […]
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As USAID Kenya’s lead learning partner in the Partnership for Resilience and Economic Growth (PREG), Africa Lead participated in the inaugural ASAL Conference. The objective was to create a platform for prioritization and realigning of the ASALs development agenda with the national development priorities for accelerated social, economic and cultural development,
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Opportunity: Leaders for Africa’s Food Security – Leadership Distance Learning Partner Location:  Nairobi Kenya Period of Performance:  October 2018 to June 2019 Background: Africa Lead is USAID’s primary capacity building […]
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Africa Lead facilitated the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning / Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (MEL/CLA) meeting for USAID/Kenya and East Africa (KEA) regional partners meeting on 22 August 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.
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The story of the Agriculture Council of Kenya (AGCK), an institution supported by USAID Kenya through Feed the Future’s Africa Lead program. AGCK was established in 2015 by six agriculture sector interest groups. Now the organization includes 10 apex organizations and 13 affiliate organizations, representing the interests of about 2.8 million individuals involved in agriculture across Kenya.
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The cast and crew of Kumekucha: Fatuma collect the award at ZIFF. Photo credit: ZIFF Zanzibar, Tanzania – The USAID Tanzania supported film, Hadithi za Kumekucha: FATUMA, about a Tanzanian […]
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USAID Building Capacity for African Agricultural Transformation (Africa Lead II) Project Title:    Grants & Program Manager Location: Nairobi, Kenya (with in-country and periodic international travel) Period of Performance: Oct […]
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