Core Donor

Since its establishment, The Nippon Foundation has funded the majority of SAA’s work. This long-term commitment and partnership enable SAA to sustainably implement its various projects, and work to support smallholder farmers across Africa.

Project Partners

In recent years, as the complexities and challenges of agriculture in Africa have become better understood, the roles and responsibilities of the agricultural extension services are broadening– SAA also recognizes the need for a concerted effort to diversify and scale up its work.

SAA works closely with key partner organizations to identify areas lacking in resources. This enables SAA to focus its efforts in areas where it will have the most impact in its focus countries. SAA’s partners include (but not limited to):

List of Extra Core Projects (on-going)
As of November 11, 2021

List of Extra Core Projects (PDF)

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

SAA Publications

"Walking with the Farmer"

SAA publishes a bimonthly e-newsletter reporting on SAA activities.

SAA Mail News

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SAA history book
"Walking with the Farmer: The journey of the Sasakawa Africa Assoication since 1986"

This book chronicles the history of SAA from its inception to the present.

Success stories
Voices from the Field Special Edition 2022

This is a special edition of the "Voices from the Field" articles.