Impact Story

Farms and fields across sub-Saharan Africa are full of everyday heroes. Smallholder farmers, both men and women, overcome incredible odds every day to feed their families. Many times women are […]
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Youth Consortium Chair Emmanuel Ngore presents youth priorities to 75 stakeholders developing the new “Agriculture Sector Growth and Transformation Strategy” in Naivasha, Kenya. Photo Credit: Africa Lead Naivasha, Kenya (6 […]
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Former Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Fellow, 29-year-old Eugene Kavishe is the owner of Vonkaby Agrocompany Limited in Morogoro, Tanzania. Here Eugene collects eggs from the layer cages at his […]
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Veni Mayaka of REGAL-AG (in red) shares information during a monthly PREG meeting in Isiolo County. Photo Credit: Africa Lead Veni Mayaka is a program assistant with USAID Kenya’s Resilience […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Linda Simon Paulo in the Tingatinga School garden. Photo credit: Craig Davis/Africa Lead Twenty-nine year-old youth activist, Linda Simon Paulo, believes that malnutrition is the greatest threat facing Maasai communities […]
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Edson stands before his beef cattle on this 102-acre farm. Photo credit: Craig Davis/Africa Lead Thirty-six-year-old entrepreneur Edson Enos Mfuru is an agribusiness consultant and manager of his own 102-acre […]
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Moses Awuah (left), CEO of Youth Arise Organisation with technical team members during a training event. Moses Baffour Awuah is a young entrepreneur and president of Youth Arise Organization(YAO). YAO […]
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Justin Urassa, an associate professor at Tanzania’s Sokoine University, believes that agriculture is a pathway out of poverty, specifically for Tanzania’s rural youth. Ask him if he understood that three […]
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