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...

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...

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...

[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...

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...

Annual Report 2017 published

July.11.2018

Annual Report 2017 has been published and is available on our website.

Ms. Atsuko Toda (Director of Agricultural Finance and Rural Development, AfDB) and Ms. Fumiko Iseki (Executive Director, SAA)

【Report】The seminar on “Investing in Agriculture and Agribusinesses in Africa” in Tokyo

June.4.2018

The African Development Bank(AfDB) and Sasakawa Africa Association(SAA) held the Seminar on “Investing in Agriculture and Agribusinesses in Africa” on May 29, 2018 in Tok...

SG2000-Uganda recognized and awarded at the Uganda National Symposium on Agricultural Extension

April.4.2018

Uganda Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (UFAAS) with support from USAID and its Africa wide-umbrella body – the African Forum Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAA...

The website has been renewed.

October.19.2017

Thank you for visiting our website. We have renewed the website to provide more useful and comprehensive information for better understanding of our activities.

We wil...

Video link to Kenya Television Network's (KTN) coverage of Prof. Ruth's award:2017 Africa Food Prize

September.25.2017

Media outlets continue with their coverage about Hon Prof. Ruth Oniang'o, who has recently won a coveted accolade becoming the 2017 Africa Food Prize corecipient wit...

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SAA History Book "Take it to the farmer"

September.23.2016

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SAA Success Stories

September.23.2016

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September.23.2016

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