Participants discuss to contribution of agro-based SME’s to CAADP. Photo credit: Africa Agribusiness Academy In April 2018, recipients of the Africa Lead/Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Non-state Actors Coalition […]
Participants engage in a lively exchange of ideas and viewpoints during the breakout sessions. Photo credit: Africa Lead Agriculture is a key sector of Senegal’s economy, accounting for an estimated […]
Participants discuss findings from the regional seed assessment and collaborate to develop study recommendations Photo credit: Africa Lead / James Ndegwa “Seed really is crosscutting, essential and fundamental. It is […]
The Joint Agriculture Secretariat (JAS) team engages in a field work team building activity. Photo credit: Africa Lead / Victor Oloo The Joint Agriculture Secretariat (JAS) is the operational secretariat […]
This report covers the program’s major accomplishments and outputs from October through December 2017, which is Quarter 1 of Africa Lead’s fifth year of implementation. It highlights the support, facilitation, […]
Patrick Wilson, USAID/KEA Deputy Mission Director, makes opening remarks during the opening session of the Trade Africa and Feed the Future Regional Conference held in Nairobi. Photo credit: Africa Lead […]
The Tambacounda Champions for Change (C4C) training workshop brought together MSD members from Senegal’s Southern and Southeastern regions. Photo credit /Africa Lead It is widely accepted as fact that in […]
Kumekucha Tunu screens at FilmFest DC in Washington DC: Africa Lead Photo credit: Africa Lead The feature film, Kumekucha: Tunu, highlighting the struggles and triumphs of Tanzania’s young farmers made its American […]
Dr. Tina Dooley-Jones, Acting USAID Kenya and East Africa Mission Director, giving opening remarks during the Kenya Resilience and Sustainable Escapes from Poverty Learning Event. Photo credit: Joanne Kihagi/Africa Lead […]
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.
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East & Southern Africa Regional Office
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West Africa Regional Office
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Residence Rokhaya /49 Dakar, Senegal
Off: +221 33 820 3388
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