SAA News

NEWS
February.15.2024

SAA Uganda organized Annual Stakeholders Meeting: Advancing Climate-Smart Farming in Uganda

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) in Uganda convened its Annual Stakeholders Planning Workshop o...Read more

NEWS
February.13.2024

Op-Ed by Hon. Prof. Oniang'o advocating for for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) proudly shares the news of Hon. Prof. Ruth Oniang'o'...Read more

PUBLICATION
February.8.2024

KSADP/SAA Monthly Newsletter (Jan. 2024) released

We are pleased to announce the release of the KSADP/SAA monthly Newsletter, featuring a primary focu...Read more

NEWS
February.6.2024

A launching workshop for the Japan Policy and Human Resources Development Grant (PHRDG) projects for Ethiopia, Nigeria and Benin held in Addis Ababa

A launching workshop for the Japan Policy and Human Resources Development Grant (PHRDG) projects was...Read more

Kick-off meeting of the TERRA Africa research project  held in Tamale, Northern Ghana
NEWS
February.2.2024

Collaboration with the TERRA Africa research project and SAA’s Contributions to mainstreaming Regenerative Agriculture in Africa

The Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS), with support from The Ni...Read more

Dr. Fentahun, Country Director of SAA-Ethiopia, delivering Keynote speech
NEWS
January.25.2024

SAA-Etihopia Participated in the 3rd Biennial Conference of ESPHM

The 3rd Biennial Conference of the Ethiopian Society for Postharvest Management (ESPHM) took place i...Read more

NEWS
January.25.2024

SAA-Uganda Featured on UBC: Highlighting Our Impactful Initiatives on National Television

SAA-Uganda's Annual General Meeting was featured on UBC, a Ugandan public broadcast, showcasing...Read more

NEWS
December.31.2023

SAA Stands Out During Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) played a pivotal role in the 6th Africa-Wide Agricultural Exte...Read more

NEWS
December.21.2023

Op-Ed by Dr. Roy discussing the imperative of soil health amid the population surge featured in multiple media outlets

Dr. Amit Roy, Chair of Sasakawa Africa Association, recently authored an op-ed: "Soil for Chang...Read more

His Excellency Fukazawa Hidemoto, Ambassador of Japan, cutting the ribbon at the inauguration of the Bala Women and Youth Cooperative
NEWS
December.6.2023

SAA-Uganda's groundbreaking agricultural hubs launch in Karamoja

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) -Uganda has launched two innovative agricultural hubs: the Bal...Read more

Voices from the field

February.8.2024

【Special Interview】SAA's New Managing Director, Ms.Emiko Mutsuyoshi

Meet Ms. Emiko Mutsuyoshi, the dynamic individual assumed the role of Managing Director at SAA in Ja...Read more

Lady from the village giving her remarks- Kerekicho NSA model launch
Ethiopia
January.25.2024

Launch of SAA's Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Model Villages in Ethiopia

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) has recently celebrated the inauguration of two Nutrition-Sens...Read more

Mali
January.22.2024

Malian Farmer Credits SAA for Transforming his Community’s Food Security

“There was a time when hunger loomed over us,” said Malian farmer Mamadou Djan Keita. “But now, with...Read more

Nigeria
December.31.2023

Integrated Soil Fertility (ISFM) helped Nigerian Farmer Slashes Labor Costs while and Boosting Yield

Abdulmumini Adamu has significantly reduced his labor costs by 85%, from NGN35,000 (USD46) to NGN500...Read more

Nigeria
December.31.2023

From Struggling Farmer to Visionary Agricultural Entrepreneur in Nigeria

Mallam Idris Umar from Swa community in the Balanga Local Government of Nigeria’s Gombe State, has t...Read more

Uganda
December.31.2023

From Struggling Fields to Thriving Fortunes in Uganda: Adong Caroline’s Agricultural Triumph

Caroline Adong, 42, from Awili Village, Okweredot Subcounty in Uganda’s Kole District, faced challen...Read more

Ethiopia
December.31.2023

How the Digital Device ‘Talking Book’ is Enhancing Agriculture in Ethiopia

Temesgen Girma, a 30-year-old father of five from the Shino Funamura Kebele in Ethiopia’s Angacha di...Read more

Nigeria
December.18.2023

Sasakawa Africa Association holds Green Field Day in Niger State in Nigeria

In late September 2023, under the AGRA-Niger project, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) Nigeria (SAA...Read more

Uganda
December.6.2023

SAA’s One Stop Center Association: BAIDA transforms rural landscape

In the heartland of Bugiri district in Eastern Uganda, this rural community has witnessed a profound...Read more

November.6.2023

【Interview】Part 3: Unveiling the Journey of Dr. Jiro Aikawa: Sharing insights with SAA projects

An Interview with Dr. Jiro Aikawa, Senior Advisor for Agriculture and Rural Development of Japan Int...Read more

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