[RECRUITING ANNOUNCEMENT] Resource Mobilization Manager

Currently we are recruiting a new Resource Mobilization Manager based in Ethiopia.


SAA relased an E-Newsletter June edition on Regenerative Agriculture

SAA relased a bi-monthly E-Newsletter June edition on Regenerative Agriculture.


SAA published a history book, “Walking with the Farmer –the journey of the Sasakawa Africa Association since 1986”

We are pleased to announce the publication of our history book that chronicles the Sasakawa Africa Association’s (SAA) work in agricultural development in Africa beginning in 1986. The book was written by Thomas Hager, an award winning American science writer. In writing the book, Mr. Hager proposed that he wanted to follow SAA's path closely, but that it should not be only about what went well, but also what did not go so well. He believed that it should be a dynamic story of African agric...


SAA-Mali supported organizing of the Seed Exchange 2022 in Sikasso and Kita

SAA supported organizing the 10th edition of the seed exchange by the Seed Association of Mali(ASSEMA) in collaboration with the Direction Nationale de l'Agriculture (DNA) in Sikasso from 19th to 21th and in Kita from 26th to 28th May 2022.



Currently we are recruiting a new Country Director for SAA-Mali.

Women farmers' group utilizing soybeen in 7 recipies

Visit to Cape Coast University and farming communities in Ghana

The SAA HQ team and Dr. Oladele Idow, HRD (SAFE) coordinator, visited Cape Coast University Ghana on March 15 and 16, 2022. The SAA team was received by the Dean of the School of Agriculture, Head of Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension and staff of the Department. A very attractive and welcoming features that littered the portion of Cape Coast University are Sasakawa Road, Sasakawa Centre, Sasakawa Restaurant, Sasakawa Chalet and Guest house that speak volumes of enduring legacy a...



Currently we are recruiting a new Country Director for SAA-Nigeria.


Experience sharing visit of ISSD Sahel actors to Uganda

Within the framework of the ISSD Sahel project, an experience sharing visit was organized from 20 to 27 March 2022 to learn from ISSD-Uganda project. The members of the mission visiting Uganda included SAA-Mali, IFDC, ICRISAT and KIT consortium members as well members of farmer cooperatives and seed companies.


SAA participates in AFSTA Congress 2022

Improved access to quality inputs/seed has been a challenge in Africa for long, the 2022 African Seed Trade Association held a well-attended event with over 148 organizations from all over the world. The Congress was held in Djerba - Tunisia from 28th February – 3rd March 2022 that was attended by Sasakawa Africa Association.

Installing a drip irrigation system

" Pro-environment Market-oriented Agriculture Promotion Project in Ethiopia " approved for the Japanese MOFA’s Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects

On March 14, 2022, "Pro-environment Market-oriented Agriculture Promotion Project ( PREMAP)" of which proposal SAA submitted to the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) for Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects was approved with the total project budget of JPY 82,629,665. This project will start on March 31 in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

SAA Publications

SAA history book "Walking with the Farmer"

Electronic version of SAA history book, "Walking with the Farmer"is available here.

SAA Success Stories

Electronic version of SAA Success Stories is available here.

Walking with the Farmer

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