[SAA Publication] Report on Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE)

Report on Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE) has been published.

Ms. Jemberitu and Ms. Nigiste during the press event broadcasted on etv (Ethiopian Television)

Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia invited women supported by SAA to the International Women’s Day Press Event

Ms. Jemberitu Megera, Chairperson of Edget Yebaltina Wutet Agro-Processing Cooperative and Ms. Nigiste Kasse, representative from Alen Tesfa Women Agro-processing Cooperative have participated on the press event held on 4th March 2021 at the Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia.


Video introducing SAA's activities

SAA produced a video introducing our activities during COVID-19.

Dr. Sokona, SAA Country Director, received a certificate of recognition from the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

SAA Mali Receives Award of Excellence from the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

On Thursday February 11 and Friday February 12, 2021, SAA-Mali held its Annual stakeholder Forum at the Azalai Hotel in Bamako. This event chaired by the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries; His Excellency Mr. Mahmoud Ould Mohamed focused on the theme "Sustainable Agriculture in a Context of Climate Change, Poor Soil Fertility, and the Covid19 Pandemic: Current Status and Future Prospects". Two other distinguished personalities namely the Ambassador of Japan in Mali, His E...


Harvest 2050 Blog publishes article on e-Extension Platform of SAA

A summary of the report "Towards Building Africa's First "e-Extension Platform" for Smallholder Farmers" by Ryoya Tasai, Junior Program Officer in the Sasakawa Africa Association, was published in the Harvest 2050 Blog on the Global Agriculture Productivity's website. For more information, please visit the following link.


Hon. Professor Ruth K. Oniang’o appears on KTN TV News in Kenya

On February 24, 2021, Hon. Professor Ruth K. Oniang’o, Chairperson of SAA, will appear on KTN TV News in Kenya. For the detail, please see the attached file.


Visit by the Japanese Ambassador to the Regional and Ethiopia Office

On January 25, 2021, H.E. Takako Ito, ambassador of the Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia, visited the SAA Regional office and the Ethiopia office.

After a briefing on SAA's activities in Ethiopia by Fentahun, Country Director of the SAA Ethiopia office, H.E. Ito and we exchanged views on agriculture in Ethiopia, including the improvement of agricultural production efficiency and crop diversification in Africa.


Voices from the Field "Special Edition" 2020

Voices from the Field offers an insight into the positive impact and benefits of SAA programs and activities, in the words of the smallholder farmers with whom we work. In this Special Edition, the articles issued in 2020 are compiled. Please see the below link for your interest.

The award was received by the SAA Deputy Country Director – Mr. Bbemba P. Joseph

SAA Uganda is awarded as the Best Visionary Agricultural NGO of the year 2020

The Visionaries of Uganda Award is an annual event through which the people of the Republic of Uganda and the Government recognize Individuals, institutions both public and private, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and partners alike. These are recognized for their contribution towards the realization of the Uganda Vision 2040 and support to the attainment of the National Development Plan III and impeccable desire to transform the country through the Theme “Taking Uganda to Modernity throug...


Webinar on Virtual seed exchange

SAA Mali office is organizing in partnership with the Malian Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Livestock, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), the Mali Seed Association and the Permanent Assembly of the Chambers of Agriculture of Mali (APCAM) a webinar involving the actors of the seed value chain.
This webinar which takes place around the theme "virtual seed exchange" is a first of its kind in Mali. It will serve as an exchange platform for players in the seed v...

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