SAA News

Group photo of participants at the workshop
NEWS
June.12.2024

SAA Ethiopia Hosts High-level Stakeholders Workshop on Harnessing Local Agricultural Inputs

SAA Ethiopia Office hosted the high-level stakeholders workshop, titled "Harnessing local agric...Read more

PUBLICATION
June.11.2024

Special Issue of AJFAND Highlighting "Agricultural Extension" Now Published

We are delighted to unveil our special issue of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition,...Read more

SAA management and country directors posing in front of the AFSH logo at the summit
EVENT
May.29.2024

SAA Participates in the African Fertilizer and Soil Health Summit (AFSH)

The African Fertilizer and Soil Health Summit (AFSHS), held in Nairobi from May 7-9, 2024, brought t...Read more

PUBLICATION
May.24.2024

KSADP/SAA Monthly Newsletter (April 2024) released

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

Opening ceremony of the Tenth Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD)
NEWS
May.1.2024

SAA's Lead RA Specialist Participates in the 10th Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD)

From April 23 to 25, 2024, Dr. Stella Kabiri, SAA’s Lead Specialist for Regenerative Agriculture, pa...Read more

NEWS
April.30.2024

SAA Nigeria's Country Director on AIT Live to Discusses Food Security in Nigeria with the  Minister of State, Agriculture and Food Security, Dr. Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi

On Wednesday 24 April 2024 (local time), SAA Nigeria Country Director, Dr. Godwin Athar appeared on ...Read more

NEWS
April.22.2024

SAA contributes the latest AJFAND (Volume 24 No.3, 2024) featuring extension models

Insightul contributions from our staff of Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) were featured in the lat...Read more

SAA staff explaining our work to a booth visitor
NEWS
April.18.2024

SAA showcased its Interventions for Sustainable Agriculture at AFSTA Congress 2024

The AFSTA (African Seed Trade Association) Congress holds great significance within the agricultural...Read more

NEWS
April.18.2024

SAA Mali hosted Annual Stakeholders Meeting

The 2024 edition of the SAA Mali Annual Stakeholders’ Forum took place at the Azalaï Grand Hôtel in ...Read more

Voices from the field

Alum Scovia sorting groundnuts for shelling
Uganda
June.20.2024

A Journey from Struggle to Triumph Through Cooperative Empowerment: The Story of Alum Scovia

Alum Scovia, a 42-year-old single parent from Kole district, faced numerous challenges after the tra...Read more

Member of Kihanda Tukorenyentya Group learning about Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture (NSA)
Uganda
June.20.2024

Empowering Change: The Story of Kihanda Tukorenyentya Group

In the heart of Uganda, where fertile fields stretch as far as the eye can see, the women of Kihanda...Read more

Aisha using Ezyagric to order agricultural inputs online for a farmer
Uganda
June.20.2024

Revolutionizing Farming: Digital Transformation in Kansambya Parish with Ezyagric Mobile App

Aisha Nakibule, a 44-year-old mother of ten, exemplifies the struggles of smallholder farmers in Uga...Read more

Mr. Sserwada Saidi in his flourishing maize garden
Uganda
June.19.2024

Transforming Lives Through Sustainable Agriculture: Sserwada’s Journey with SAA

Sserwada Saidi, a farmer in Uganda, underwent a remarkable transformation in his agricultural practi...Read more

Ethiopia
April.30.2024

Farmers Report Positive Results Using Vermiwash to Control Pests and Diseases

Farmers in the Kokit and Taguba Meskel kebeles of Ethiopia’s Meket District are eager to continue us...Read more

A young man running an agro-dealer with support from SAA
Ethiopia
April.30.2024

Agro-Dealership Program Boosts Job Prospects for Ethiopian Youth

Youth in the Negele Arsi, Ana Sora, Meket, Angacha, and Kewet Districts of Ethiopia are witnessing a...Read more

An extension agent talking with a farmer with a smartphone in hand
Ethiopia
April.30.2024

Farmer Advisory Services Boosted by SAA’s ‘Ma’ed’ App

Thirty-two-year-old frontline Extension Agent (EA) Eyob Mengesha has over the last two years transfo...Read more

Nigeria
April.30.2024

Short Movie: SAA Nigeria Organized Mini Field Day in Nasarawa State

SAA Nigeria interviewed the rice farmer in Nasarawa State on Mini Field Day.

Some of the participants analyzing charts after the CSIA training in Kole District
Uganda
April.22.2024

Empowering Rural Communities Through Financial Training

Access to financial services is a decisive factor in eliminating poverty, generating local developme...Read more

Uganda
March.4.2024

Documentary of the Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE) in Uganda

The Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE) is a transformative initiative established i...Read more

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