Program Updates

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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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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Stakeholders from Kenya’s agriculture sector came together in mid-April to kickoff Kenya’s effort to collect data for and complete the second Biennial Review (BR) process of the Malabo Commitments and […]
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To advance member state performance and participation in the 2nd Biennial Review process, the African Union (AU) Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (AUC DREA) in partnership with Partnership for […]
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Kenya government officials at the national and county level, alongside non-state actors, have been working together to develop a guiding national agricultural framework following devolution.  USAID, through Feed the Future’s […]
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Throughout the day, the different units from Senegal’s Direction Générale de la Planification et des Politiques Économiques (DGPPE) – in English, “the General Directorate of Planning and Economic Policies – […]
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As a USAID learning partner, Africa Lead supports the Partnership for Resilience and Economic Growth (PREG) Learning Agenda. Since 2016, Africa Lead’s facilitative leadership in PREG has helped USAID Kenya […]
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In 2018, 7.1 million people in South Sudan required humanitarian or development assistance, with 5.7 million of these people requiring food and livelihood support. To respond to increasing humanitarian needs […]
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Actors and stakeholders in Senegal’s fresh mango value chain, buoyed by the news that mango exports increased in 2018 along with other positive developments in the sector, are hoping the […]
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