EVENT
October.3.2022

<Register Now> 14 Oct. SAA-IFPRI-AFAAS Online Official Side Event for FAO Science and Innovation Forum “Multidimensional agricultural extension to support innovation: Experiences and lessons on building African farmers’ resilience to global crises”

On the occasion of the FAO Science and Innovation Forum, SAA-AFAAS-IFPRI will host an online official side event “Multidimensional agricultural extension to support innovation:
Experiences and lessons on building African farmers’ resilience to global crises”

NEWS
September.28.2022

SAA-Uganda Deputy Country Director will present at an IFPRI-TICAD8 side event “How Japan’s know-how can help address Africa’s food and nutrition challenges: Interventions and impacts”

Joseph Bbemba, SAA-Uganda Deputy Country Director will present SAA experience at an official TICAD8 side event hosted by IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute): “How Japan’s know-how can help address Africa’s food and nutrition challenges: Interventions and impacts”

A group photo with farmers practices Regenerative Agriculture
NEWS
September.27.2022

SAA-Ethiopia hosted a visit by Mr Yohei Sasakawa, the Chairman of The Nippon Foundation

At the end of August, the Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, Mr. Yohei Sasakawa, participated in the 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 8) in Tunisia and then visited Ethiopia to visit SAA’s intervention sites. SAA’s board chair, Hon. Prof. Oniang’o, President Dr. Kitanaka, and Prof. Shirato, accompanied the visit to the field and they listened to the voices of the farmers there.

NEWS
September.22.2022

SAA-Ethiopia contributed a journal article on an economic analysis of threshing and shelling machine services featured on African Journal of Food and Nutrition Development

An article on the economic analysis of the post-harvest sector in Ethiopia was posted on African Journal of Food and Nutrition Development (AJFAND), peer reviewed scholarly journal envisaged to enable dissemination and sharing of food and nutrition information issues on the continent.

Prof Ruth Oniang’o, SAA Chair, on panel session
NEWS
September.20.2022

SAA at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2022 Summit.

The AGRF, Africa’s premier forum for driving the food and agriculture agenda in the continent, hosted its 12th annual summit under the theme Grow. Nourish. Reward – Bold Actions for Resilient Food Systems from September 5-9, 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda.

EVENT
September.20.2022

President Dr. Kitanaka will present at the IFAD-TICAD8 side-event “Future of Food Security in Africa - in times of Global Food Crisis: How innovation can help our future?”

On Monday, September 30, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will host a TICAD8 high-level side event, " Future of Food Security in Africa - in times of Global Food Crisis: How innovation can help our future?  

NEWS
September.16.2022

SAA-Ethiopia introductory video is now released

This is an introductory movie of SAA-Ethiopia that gives the overview of its activities along the 3 strategic pillars.

NEWS
September.15.2022

SAA contributed an op-ed "How Africa’s Farmers Can Feel The Full Benefit Of The Digital Revolution" on Africa. com

An op-ed by Dr. Mel Oluoch, Strategic Partnership Director of SAA, on the digitalization of  agricultural extension in Africa was featured on Africa.com.

NEWS
September.9.2022

SAA-IFPRI-AFAAS TICAD8 side event “Multidimensional digitally-enabled agricultural extension in Africa: Accelerating agricultural transformation in the face of global crises”

On August 26, 2022, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), in collaboration with International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), hosted its second TICAD8 official side event "Multidimensional digitally-enabled agricultural extension in Africa: Accelerating agricultural transformation in the face of global crises” following the first SAA’s official side event on Regenerative Agriculture in Africa. More than 210 people attended on...

NEWS
September.2.2022

SAA-Uganda introductory video is now renewed.

The second release presents the activities of SAA-Uganda in line with the new strategy.

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