<Short movie> Agro-financing in Uganda

SAA implements training on agro-financing in Uganda

Bamba's above ground aquarium for fish production

A Rural Entrepreneur Producing Catfish to Supply Local Consumers in Mali.

Bamba KEITA is 38 years old, married and has two children. He lives in the village of Nafadji, 45 km from Bamako. When he was selected for the SAA youth entrepreneurship project, thanks to an SAA agricultural adviser (CAT) in his locality, he was producing vegetables but was finding it difficult to grow his farm.


Permagardening improves nutrition and income for Ethiopian farmers

Since 2020, SAA has been promoting permagardening technologies in Ethiopia reaching a significant number of households, including 84 in Seboba Wesherbi, a village in the Raya Boda kebele of the Ana Sora woreda in Oromia region.

Maize shelling service provision

Promoting Mobile Mechanical Postharvest Machines: The case of Private Threshing /Shelling Service Provision Model

SAA-Ethiopia initiated demonstration of different postharvest technologies in 2003 to reduce postharvest losses and maintain grain quality for better market access and price.

Aisha Nakibule, the woman Leader of Nkobazambogo farmers group, and SAA President Dr. Kitanaka

Improving nutrition at vulnerable communities in Uganda

To combat malnutrition and its effects, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) under its pillar of Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture is empowering Smallholder farmers in Uganda to prevent and treat malnutrition in the short and long term. Nkobazambogo farmers group in Mubende District, is one of five groups that is championing the cultivation and consumption of the nutrient-dense High Iron Rich Beans and Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) promoted by SAA in collaboration with HarvestPlus to eliminate ...

Participants listening to Dr. Peter Ebanyat's presentation

Extension agents equipped with skills ahead of farming season in Uganda

SAA-Uganda organized pre-season training for extension agents at Makerere University College of Agricultural And Environmental Sciences in Kampala, Uganda in February 2022.  


Charles Dickens Omara; A Feat in Mentoring Youth into Entrepreneurs in Uganda

When Charles Dickens Omara was selected by the District Agricultural Officer to participate in a Youth Business Clinic organized by Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) in 2020 under the program funded by The Nippon Foundation (TNF), he had no idea that there would be competition and a cash prize of one million Uganda Shillings ($283) to be won.


<Short movie> SAA implementing IMPACT Project in Ethiopia

The Improving Market-led Production of selected Agricultural Commodities in Targeted Woredas of Amhara and Tigray (IMPACT) project is a three-year (2018-22) project funded by AGRA and implemented by SAA, Techno Serve and Farm Radio International.


Agro-dealership is more than just a source of income!

There are two objectives of establishing Agro-dealer groups in the IMPACT project: The first is to address the challenges of the rural farming community’s access to agricultural inputs (seeds, fertilizers, pesticide chemicals, etc.) in the required quality, quantity and time; and the second is to create jobs for the rural youth.

Helen Edwe, the trendsetter of agro technologies  services in Kwania district

Meet Helen Edwe, a 73-year-old woman providing agro-technologies to her fellow farmers

Seventy-three-year-old Helen Edwe, a farmer and grandmother of eight children live in Achan Kumi village, in Inomo sub-county, Kwania district, Northern Uganda.  

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Voices from the Field Special Edition 2022

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