SAA organized a training on SHEP at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania.

From 11th to 12th of May, 2021, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), in collaboration with TANSHEP, Department of Agricultural Extension and Community Development (DAECD), the Bureau for Agricultural Consultancy and Advisory Services (BACAS) and Sokoine University of Agriculture conducted a training on Smallholder Horticulture Empowerment and Promotion (SHEP) approach and SAA field models in Morogoro, Tanzania.


Country Director of SAA Mali will attend the Pre-UN Food Systems Dialogue for West Africa

The Country Director of SAA Mali, Dr. Sokona will attend the Pre-UN Food Systems Dialogue for West Africa as a panelist on 14th May, 2021. For the detail, please see the attached file.


[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.

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