Program Updates

This report covers the program’s major accomplishments and outputs from April through June 2017, which is Quarter 3 of Africa Lead’s fourth year of implementation. It highlights the support, facilitation, […]
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If the finale of East Africa’s first-ever farming reality TV show and competition “Don’t Lose the Plot” were treated like a four person regional farming Olympics for East Africa, Tanzania […]
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Devolution – the delegation of power from the national government to county governments – is a central pillar in Kenya’s new constitution set into law in 2010. Seven years later, […]
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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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The real heroes of Tanzania’s agriculture sector – women and youth – were front and center at the red carpet premiere of the film Kumekucha TUNU, held this past April […]
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In East Africa, agriculture is often perceived as a livelihood reserved for older adults, and while in countries such as Kenya the average age of farmers is 61, this reality […]
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Key stakeholders in Ghana’s livestock and animal production sector breathed a huge sigh of relief in September when the Cabinet of Ghana approved the Ghana Livestock Development Policy and Strategy Document, which will officially launch in Accra on November 9.
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For Africa to experience a green revolution and to spur agricultural growth and food security on the continent there is a need to create agriculture-related jobs for its ever increasing […]
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Africa Lead collaborated with eight organizations in Nigeria to competitively select and nominate participants for the Champions for Change leadership course held from March 13-17, 2017. The organizations included the […]
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Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Hon. Willy Bett highlighted in a follow-up op-ed titled Kenya’s Agriculture Sector Ready for Increased Investments, expressing why the meeting was a pivotal step in following through on the commitments Kenya had made to CAADP, as well as to the continental campaign led by NEPAD, AU, AGRA and AfDB to “Seize the Moment” and drive economic growth through the agriculture sector, reduce food imports, and enhance food security across the continent.
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