The report highlights Africa Lead’s support, facilitation, and training to improve institutional capacity and broader systems and institutional architecture to manage agricultural transformation as well to promote the effective, inclusive […]
Ensuring learning, communication and collaboration among key stakeholders in the East Africa regional seed sector is essential for identifying challenges in seed trade and developments in seed policy processes and […]
Promoting the inclusiveness of youth and women in the advancement of agriculture transformation and building on its existing leadership training program, Africa Lead organized an entrepreneurship and agribusiness development Training […]
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 […]
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.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with Africa Lead has initiated an Internship Partnership Network dubbed Entrepreneurship for Opportunity Actualization (EOpAct). This is to build entrepreneurial […]
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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