SAA News

Professor Ruth Oniang’o, Chair of SAA board received the honorary doctorate degree on behalf of Ryoichi Sasakawa

Makerere University honors Late Ryoichi Sasakawa

October.22.2018

The late Ryoichi Sasakawa, the founder and the former chairman of Nippon Foundation and one of the founding fathers of Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), received Honorar...Read more

Dr Mel Oluoch, new Regional Director

Sasakawa Africa Association welcomes new Regional Director

October.17.2018

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Mel Oluoch as new Regional Director. Dr Oluoch will be based at the SAA Regional Office...Read more

SAA Appoints New Country Director for Ethiopia

September.10.2018

Dr. Fentahun Mengistu is the new Country Director of SAA/Sasakawa Global-2000 Ethiopia. He has taken over the leadership, as of September 1, 2018, from Dr. Aberra Debelo...Read more

[From left] Mr. Mori (Executive Director of The Nippon Foundation), Mr. Sasakawa (Chairman of  The Nippon Foundation ), Ms. Iseki (Executive Director of SAA), H.E. Mr. Soglo (former President of Benin) and Mr. Yoshimasa Kanayama (President of SAA)

Courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Nicéphore Soglo and H.E. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

September.6.2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MoFA) and The Nippon Foundation co-hosted the Core Group Meeting of the Eminent Persons Group on Peace and Stability in Africa o...Read more

SAA Regional Office and SG 2000 Ethiopia staff welcomed  Mr. Yohei Sasakawa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ​

Mr.Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, visited Ethiopia

July.25.2018

On 19 July, ​the Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, Mr. Yohei Sasakawa was on transit in Addis Ababa​, Ethiopia​​​ on his way to the Comoros for a working visit​ . SAA st...Read more

Voices from the field

Yiftusira Ashenef, a model farmer, pictured on her Community Demonstration Plot, having received training from the Sasakawa Africa Assocation in Ethiopia.

The Sasakawa Africa Association in Ethiopia: Empowering women in agriculture through training

April.4.2018 / Ethiopia

28-year-old-single mother of three, Yiftusira Ashenef, is a host farmer of a 0.1 acre Community Demonstration Plot (CDP) in Wikma village of Gol Wikma Kebele, Enarj Enawg...Read more

BUK’s BSc Agricultural Extension students

“When knowledge empowers you, challenges are not problems.”

April.4.2018 / Nigeria

The Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE) is a sister organisation of SAA, with a focus on providing academic qualifications to mid-career extension agents....Read more

“ Blind but able!” This is Maico Kaiondo, according to his own words.

Maico Kaiondo, disability is not inability

April.4.2018 / Uganda

Chivuvu savings and credit group is a social fund group located in the Mityana District of the Central Region of Uganda. Maico Kaiondo, who is blind, is the chairperson o...Read more

Fily Diarra, Chair of the Loudjouraton Group of Molodo (right), a Farmer Organisation supported by SAFE

“We are productive!” – The Loudjouraton Group of Molodo

April.4.2018 / Mali

Molodo is a village and seat of the commune of Kala Siguida in the Ségou Region of southern-central Mali. The Loudjouraton group of Molodo is a Farmer Organization (FO) o...Read more

Abdullahi Kau at his Model Adoption Plot in Tudun Wada, Kano State, Nigeria

“Let your motto ‘Take it to the Farmer’ reach all Tudun Wada”, says Abdullahi Kau

April.4.2018 / Nigeria

Abdullahi Kau is a farmer and maize grower living in the Tudun Wada Local Government Area of Kano State, Nigeria. He is very happy with how SG-2000 Nigeria trained him, w...Read more

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