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 agricultural inputs for sustainable production, commercialization, and utilization" on May 31, 2024 in Adama. It was attended by representatives from the government, private sector, universities, research institutes, NGOs, media, and other organizations. The event featured several presentations and discussions on topics such as strengthening local inputs through regenerative agriculture, vermicomp...

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, and Development (Volume 24 No.3, 2024), centered on Agricultural Extension. This comprehensive volume is the result of a collaborative endeavor between the Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) and the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), aimed at advancing agricultural knowledge and practices across the continent.

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 together a wide array of stakeholders, including government officials, regional economic blocs, development partners, NGOs and private organizations, to address critical issues affecting agricultural productivity and sustainability in Africa. Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) played a pivotal role at the summit, highlighting innovative approaches to improve soil health and promote sustainable agric...

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 focus on the activities and progress of the Kano Agropastoral Development Project (KSADP)* in Nigeria for April 2024.

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, participated in the Tenth Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, held in Addis Ababa. This pivotal forum convened stakeholders from across the continent to assess progress and challenges in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

EVENT
April.30.2024

<Register Now> SAA & AFAAS organize AFSH Summit Official Side Event “Achieving Resilient Agri-Food Systems through Regenerative Agriculture in the Wake of Global Fertilizer Crises & Climate Change”on 7 May

On the occasion of the Africa Fertilizer and Soil Health Summit, SAA will host an official side event “Achieving Resilient Agri-Food Systems through Regenerative Agriculture in the Wake of Global Fertilizer Crises & Climate Change: Innovations and approaches for Improving Soil Health and Sustainable Intensification” in collaboration with AFAAS (African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services). 

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 the TV programme AIT Live with the  Minister of State, Agriculture and Food Security, Dr. Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi.

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 latest volume of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (Volume 24 No.3, 2024).

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 sector, with a specific focus on seed trade in Africa. AFSTA, of which the Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) is a member, firmly believes that the economic progress of African countries relies on establishing a robust seed sector. It advocates for the integration of modern technologies in agricultural processes to achieve this objective.

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 Bamako on 7-8 March2024, focusing on the theme "Regenerative Agriculture for Improving Soil Health."

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