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【Register Now!】Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021 SAA-HarvestPlus Online SideEvent on 6 Dec 2021

Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), an international NGO dedicated to supporting sustainable agricult...Read more

Message from Mr. Sasakawa

[SAA's 35th Anniversary] Message from Mr. Yohei Sasakawa (Chairman of The Nippon Foundation)

On the occasion of SAA's 35th anniversary, Mr. Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of The Nippon Foundatio...Read more


SAA will organize a webinar during the Agriculture Extension Week

SAA will discuss about "Mobile Based Extension" in the webinar.


SAA Regional Director featured in African Newspage

SAA Regional Director, Dr. Mel Oluoch, was featured in African Newspage, one of the award winning ne...Read more


SAA announces launch of new logo

SAA is pleased to announce the launch of its new logo as part of the organization’s ongoing evolutio...Read more


SAA  at the African Seed Trade Association (AFSTA) 2021

The 2021 African Seed Trade Association Congress was held in Kenya – Mombasa at Diani Reef Hotel fro...Read more


SAA at the 3rd All Africa Post-Harvest Congress and Exhibition (AAPHCE)

The African Union Commission in partnership with a multi-stakeholder consortium composed of diverse ...Read more


SAA participated in AGRF 2021

The Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Summit is critical for Africa’s agriculture and as a defini...Read more


Sasakawa Africa Association develops new strategy 2021-2025

Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) has developed a new Strategic Plan spanning across the next five y...Read more

Country Director of SAA Mali Mali meets the dean of CAA Samé in the CAA Samé meeting room

Government of Mali opens Agricultural Extension diploma program at the Agricultural Colleges (CAA) in M’Pessoba and Samé using the SDDC model of SAA

The Government of Mali through its National Directorate of Agriculture has decided to adopt the SAFE...Read more

Voices from the field

A village in Angacha-woreda, the damage of soil erosion can be observed. (Oct.15 2021)

[A Student-Correspondents’ Report -vol.2] “Challenges in the Field and a New Strategic Plan. - An Example of Soil Erosion in Ethiopia.”

In September 2021, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) has released a New Strategic Plan (2021-25) to ...Read more


<Short movie> SAA implementing Kano State Agro-Pastal Development Project (KSADP), Nigeria

SAA is taking a part in Kano State Agro-Pastal Development Project (KSADP), Nigeria, for Crop Value-...Read more

Getachew and his wheat plot

[A Student-Correspondents’ Report -vol.1] “Challenges in the Field and the SAA Approach. - An Example of Wheat Rust Disease.”

We are pleased to present a field report prepared by Mr. Takatase, a student of Graduate School of A...Read more

Permagarden host farmer in  Oromia Region, Ethiopia

Improved household nutrition and livelihood resilience through permagardening

Permagarden is a small-scale permanent garden established around homes to provide diverse diets for ...Read more

Awa Damba, a chair-lady of female farmer groups at the Production Postharvest handling and Trade Center (PHTC) of Siranikoto

“I can now share with my community that food is medicine” - A story about how SAA created awareness on nutrition at rural villages.

Awa Damba, a chair-lady of female farmer groups at the Production Postharvest handling and Trade Cen...Read more


Production and marketing of produce related to SHEP approach at Dacoumani

In order to reduce poverty among the most vulnerable members of the farming community and to involve...Read more

Better agricultural practices enabled Henry to purchase a truck

“SAA has built my capacity, and I can now train fellow farmers” – A story about how good agricultural practices introduced by SAA improves livelihoods

Henry Sebyala, a father of five living in the Nakaseke district of Uganda, has seen his productivity...Read more


SAA-Mali conducted courtesy calls in different organizations and observed on and off-field activities

From April 3 to 9, 2021, a team led by Dr. Sokona Dagnoko, Country Director (CD) of SAA-Mali conduct...Read more

Smallholder farmer Ato Tesfaye Andualem with his surplus maize grain stored in PICS bags

“ By participating in the project, I have gained new skills and knowledge on how to apply improved agronomic practices”

Ato Tesfaye Andualem shares his experience with the IMPACT Project

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