Yiftusira Ashenef, a model farmer, pictured on her Community Demonstration Plot, having received training from the Sasakawa Africa Assocation in Ethiopia.

The Sasakawa Africa Association in Ethiopia: Empowering women in agriculture through training

April.4.2018 / Ethiopia

28-year-old-single mother of three, Yiftusira Ashenef, is a host farmer of a 0.1 acre Community Demonstration Plot (CDP) in Wikma village of Gol Wikma Kebele, Enarj Enawg...

BUK’s BSc Agricultural Extension students

“When knowledge empowers you, challenges are not problems.”

April.4.2018 / Nigeria

The Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE) is a sister organisation of SAA, with a focus on providing academic qualifications to mid-career extension agents....

“ Blind but able!” This is Maico Kaiondo, according to his own words.

Maico Kaiondo, disability is not inability

April.4.2018 / Uganda

Chivuvu savings and credit group is a social fund group located in the Mityana District of the Central Region of Uganda. Maico Kaiondo, who is blind, is the chairperson o...

Fily Diarra, Chair of the Loudjouraton Group of Molodo (right), a Farmer Organisation supported by SAFE

“We are productive!” – The Loudjouraton Group of Molodo

April.4.2018 / Mali

Molodo is a village and seat of the commune of Kala Siguida in the Ségou Region of southern-central Mali. The Loudjouraton group of Molodo is a Farmer Organization (FO) o...

Abdullahi Kau at his Model Adoption Plot in Tudun Wada, Kano State, Nigeria

“Let your motto ‘Take it to the Farmer’ reach all Tudun Wada”, says Abdullahi Kau

April.4.2018 / Nigeria

Abdullahi Kau is a farmer and maize grower living in the Tudun Wada Local Government Area of Kano State, Nigeria. He is very happy with how SG-2000 Nigeria trained him, w...

Members of Tudun Wada Maize Actors Platform at the Association’s new offi ce

“We realized crop failure is farmers’ failure”

April.4.2018 / Nigeria

This is the Maize Multi Actor Value-chain Platform and Disability Intervention in Tudun Wada, Kano state, Nigeria. The project is supported by SAA Nigeria’s Farmer Based ...

Robert Koomson (Left) and Elisabeth Utuka

Student-led SAFE programme helps communities focus on value-chain oriented agriculture

April.4.2018 /

Robert Koomson is a farmer from the Krofu Agro Processors Association, located in Krofu, Mfantsiman Municipal District, Central Region of Ghana. Elisabeth Utuka is also f...

The now beaming household, Hellen with her two youngest kids

From ‘hopeless widow’ to a household full of joy: the story of Hellen Epuruge

April.4.2018 / Uganda

Nyarakoti Farmer Field School 1 is situated in Asinge C, Nyarakoti parish, in the Usukuru sub county of Tororo District. It consists of 30 members, 18 of whom are women. ...

Before and after: Tonny and wife standing in front of their old house (left), and the new house (right) they have been able to build thanks to the Sasakawa Africa Association.

TONNY OYER: A story of success with the Sasakawa Africa Association

April.4.2018 / Uganda

Tonny Oyer is a 39 year old resident of Awila Parish, Akokoro Sub County in Apac district, Uganda. He is married and has four children. His father passed away early in hi...

Fatoumata Sangaré, Finance Secretary of the Rice Platform of Women Group of Niéna

“Today we are able to produce high quality rice” Fatoumata Sangarés

April.4.2018 / Mali

The Rice Platform of Women Group of Niéna is situated in the rural commune of Niéna, cercle of Sikasso, in Sikasso region. The platform was formed in 2014 and currently c...

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