In sub-Saharan Africa women are heavily involved in food production, processing, and marketing. You don’t need a statistic about African women’s significant involvement in agriculture to know how much they […]
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.
Surrounding the Uluguru Mountains of Morogoro sits Vonkavy Agrocompany Limited, an agribusiness owned and operated by 29-year-old Eugene Kavishe. Eugene wakes up at 6 a.m. every morning to manage operations […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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