Impact Story

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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In traditional African kitchens, the pot serves as an essential tool for the welfare of the family. Girls fetch water from the river, mothers brew porridge for the younger children, […]
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Fredrick Korir is a young extension agent from Bomet County, located in Kenya’s agricultural heartland. Following a leadership training from Feed the Future's Africa Lead program, Korir started using WhatsApp to integrate mobile technology into extension services.
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Youth agribusiness and entrepreneurship took center stage at the recent launch of the first ever competitive reality TV show focused on agriculture in Africa, ‘Don’t Lose the Plot’.  The show […]
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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.
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Over the years, Africa Lead’s leadership training facilitators and “trainers” have played a central role in the program’s mission to scale up for food security across sub-Saharan Africa. In Tanzania and across East Africa, experienced facilitators with proven track records are in great demand. To meet this demand, Africa Lead is working to scale up the number of trained facilitators who can deliver capacity building training programs, and advance the skills of existing trainers.
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As originally featured in the August 2016 Feed the Future newsletter. Water pollution is a potential consequence of mining, and in Ghana—where safe water is already scarce—such pollution can make […]
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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.
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Margaret Ndaba works in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives in Tanzania and serves as the country’s focal point representing the Ministry with the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development […]
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