Delivering Innovations, Enriching Lives

Boosting Africa’s agriculture entails transformation of the current agricultural practices and food systems

About Us

About Us

Committed to agricultural and food systems development founded on national and regional agricultural programs giving opportunity to moving the over 80% smallholders out of poverty

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Motivation

Motivation

The pressure for African continent to feed itself is enormous now and in the future. Africa still accounts for the largest share (27.4%) of the world’s hungry people (333.2 million).

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Approach

Approach

AfriFood is structured around centres of excellence to facilitate innovative, engaged and collaborative delivery of the eight result areas. Five centres of excellence have been created...

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Afrifood Intervention Thematic Areas

  1. Agricultural research, technology, innovation and knowledge transfer.
  2. Emergency response, disaster risk reduction and resilience.
  3. Finance, agribusiness, logistics, markets and value chain development.
  4. Technical, vocational and ICT skills development.
  5. Cross-cutting themes: gender.
  6. Partnerships for impact.
  7. Communication, networking and advocacy.
  8. Knowledge management.
  9. Monitoring evaluation and learning

 

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  • Community demonstration for onion production for smallholder farmers in Agora village Serere District as part of income diversification projects for rural households

Reaching out to the Pastoralist on COVID 19

Video 1: Community engagement on how to protect pastorolist community from Covid 19. Details

Reaching out to the Pastoralist on COVID 19

Video 2: Teaching pastoralist community to fight against Covid 19 virus through proper Handwashing steps. Details

 

KARAMOJA COVID 19 RESPONSE

Pastoralists are not static to respond to pandemics. Wash how pastoralist are teaching and learning to watch hands in response to the COVID 19 pandemic in Uganda. This is the reason why Uganda has managed to fight the pandemic through sensitization and community outreach.

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Food insecurity in Africa is Solvable

AGRA President, Agnes Kalibata.

Food insecurity in Africa is Solvable. Agnes Kalibata describes how connecting smallholder farmers to markets and the sharing economy via mobile phones can solve the problem of food insecurity in Africa.

Agnes Kalibata is the President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), leading the organization's efforts with public and private partners to ensure a food secure and prosperous Africa through rapid, inclusive, sustainable agricultural growth, improving the productivity and livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers in Africa. Prior to joining AGRA, Kalibata was Rwanda's Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources.

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