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Despite harmonized policies, cross-border seed trade is still lagging behind. There is a significant discrepancy between what is stated in harmonized policies and the actual seed certification and border procedures […]
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Facilitative leadership, which has increasingly become the leadership style of choice in corporations worldwide, is now proving essential to effective development policies and programs throughout the African continent. This was […]
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It was the first day of the local rice trade fair and following the panel presentations, it was time for the ‘QnA’- the Questions and Answers. Everyone, it seemed had […]
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In an effort to eradicate malnutrition and reduce levels of under-nourishment in the country, Senegal’s government has adopted  the Multi-sector Strategic Plan (Plan Strategique Mulitsectoriel de Nutrition) –PSMN – requiring […]
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This post is part of Africa Lead’s Final Program Year Learning Series and has been published in advance of the upcoming August 7th, 2019 Learning Series Event – Leadership for […]
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The intentional inclusion of Non-State Actors (NSA) in the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is viewed by many as critical to ensure an accountable and inclusive policy process. As […]
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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"
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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.
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When it comes to eating rice, Aïssatou Gaye, the founder of Entreprise Aïssatou Gaye (EAG) in northern Senegal, is definitely a “locavore” – that is, a proponent for including more […]
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A partnership deal recently struck between the Higher Institute for Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship at Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (ISAE/UCAD) and the Movement for Development in Senegal (MSD), one […]
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