EVENT
August.21.2020

Event: Food Science 2020 on August 20

Leonides Halos-Kim, Thematic Director of PHAP, and Antoine Aoga, Regional Program Officer, participated in the webinar of the Food Science 2020 on August 20 as speakers. The Food Science 2020, one of the prestigious conferences worldwide, provides a global platform to the national and international scholars and researchers to voice their opinions on their finding research. Halos-Kim and Aoga made a presentation about 'bringing food and nutrition awareness to rural households in Africa to en...

NEWS
August.20.2020

Country Director of Mali on TV program

On August 10, 2020, SAA-Mali officially launched its pilot projects in the presence of 83 participants who came across all regions of Mali. This event took place at the Hotel Azalai Salam in Bamako, under the chairmanship of the Ministry of Agriculture represented by its Secretary General, Mr. Lassine DEMBELE. The National Director of Agriculture Mr. Oumar Tamboura, the rector of the University of Ségou - Dr. Soiba Diarra as well as the regional directors of the 15 regional directorates of agric...

EVENT
August.19.2020

Event: RUFORUM Webinar on 31 August

Sokona Dagnoko, Country Director in Mali, is going to participate in the RUFORUM Webinar on 31 August, 2020 as a discussant. The topic is 'delivering agricultural advisory services in post COVID-19 era.' Dagnoko is going to discuss extension services to smallholder farmers in the 'new normal', innovations in extension and agricultural services to ensure effective and efficient response to COVID-19 and so on. For the detail, please see the file below.

The Deputy Governor and Hon. Commissioner for Agriculture signing the MoU assisted by the Country Director, Dr. Sani Miko
NEWS
August.12.2020

Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project in Nigeria starts, targeting at 450,000 farmers

Poverty, food insecurity and unemployment remain daunting challenges for policy makers and various stakeholders in Kano state and Nigeria in general. Addressing these challenges and meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) require much more efforts to enhance the nation’s economic growth on an inclusive basis. In this perspective, Kano state government formulated a development strategy entitled “The Kano State Development Plan II 2016-2025 (KSDP II)” which aligns with the government ‘s ...

PUBLICATION
June.29.2020

Annual Report 2019 published

Annual Report 2019 has been published in English and French.

In this report, key achievements on Thematic Areas, such as Crop Productivity Enhancement (CPE), Postharvest Handling and Agro-processing (PHAP), Business Development (BD), Human Resource Development (HRD), Cross-cutting issues and Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Communications (MERC), were encapsulated. In addition, key achievements in SAA focus countries, Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda, were summarized.

Furthermore, t...

Our Program Officer is assisting a farmer to wear her masks during follow up on planting in Uganda.
NEWS
June.8.2020

SAA's response to the impacts of COVID-19 on food systems in Africa

Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with more than six million confirmed cases. More than 370,000 people have lost their lives, and though Africa has had less than 160,000 cases so far, World Health Organization (WHO) experts warn the continent will have a prolonged outbreak over several years.

In mid-April this year, SAA conducted a rapid assessment to measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on food systems across the agricultural value chain, and to establish the meas...

RECRUIT
May.13.2020

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: Theme Coordinator for Postharvest and Agro-processing (PHAP),  Uganda Office

SAA/SG2000 is a non-profit non-governmental international organization that promotes demonstration and widespread adoption of improved pre- and postproduction agricultural technologies for smallholder farmers in Uganda in collaboration with relevant government institutions, farmer’ organizations and the private sector.
Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda wishes to recruit a highly competent, organized, pro-active, self-driven and experienced professional to fill the position of;
POSITION: POST-HARVE...

Dr. Bidjokazo Fofana and Mr. Ande Okiror received visitors at the booth and addressed SAA’s mission, vision and core values
NEWS
May.1.2020

SAA conquered AFSTA 2020

The African Seed Trade Association (AFSTA 2020), though overshadowed by COVID 19 global pandemic, was colorfully hosted at Avani Victoria Falls Resort in Livingstone, Zambia from March 3rd to 6th, 2020.

AFSTA is a non-profit membership association formed in 2000 to champion interests of private seed companies in Africa. It is registered in Kenya as an International Organization. Currently, the Association has 100 members comprising of seed companies and National Seed Trade Associations, amo...

RECRUIT
January.17.2020

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: Director for Monitoring and Evaluation

SAA Regional Office, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is seeking for a competent Director for Monitoring and Evaluation with a strong background in Impact Economics.
The Director, M & E, is a strategic management position within SAA with the core purpose of providing leadership to the M & E function of all SAA programs in order to promote high level impact assessment of SAA programmatic interventions.

★Duties and Responsibilities
The Director for Monitoring and Evaluation will have t...

December.20.2019

Interview Series 4: A story of the Ethiopian Extension Director -How SAFE program brought me where I am-

Yenenesh Egu is Director of Agricultural Extension at the Ministry of Agriculture in Ethiopia. She has extensive agricultural experience at grassroots level through to national-scale projects. Having studied rural development and agricultural extension at university, Yenenesh now plays a significant role in facilitation, coordination and coaching within the agricultural extension directorate.

Yenenesh was part of the panel discussion that took place during the SAA official TICAD VII side-even...

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