With the release of Africa Lead’s Year Three Annual Report, we are looking back at 2016 to share some of the key lessons learnt from Feed the Future’s capacity building program for food security. The Annual Report covers the program activities from October 2015 through September 2016.
For years, Kenyan non-state actors (NSAs) in the agriculture sector – input suppliers, producers, research and academic institutions, civil society and agribusiness, and women and youth – have struggled to […]
When Alex Gitonga graduated from Nairobi University with a degree in Food Science and Technology, he struggled to find a meaningful way to use his education. It wasn’t until he participated in Africa Lead’s agricultural leadership training, “Champions for Change” in 2010 that he’d find the right direction. Little did he know at the time, it would be his of love of milk that would help shape his future.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with Africa Lead has initiated an Internship Partnership Network dubbed Entrepreneurship for Opportunity Actualization (EOpAct). This is to build entrepreneurial […]
There is a saying, “The tragedy in Africa is poverty of leadership”, however the result of the work of Kenya's Counties to engage in the Champions for Change leadership training, shows that Kenya's counties are on the right path, and there is no tragedy in that.
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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