SAIOMA is a Feed the Future initiative that promotes inclusive agricultural sector growth in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia.
DAVOS, 21 January 2016—Yesterday in Davos, Switzerland, a consortium of leading public and private sector organizations formally announced a new initiative, the Patient Procurement Platform, to unlock income opportunities for smallholder farmers in the developing world. Consortium members who signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Davos yesterday included AGRA, Bayer,... Read more
Keledoniya Nkhonyo, a farmer from central Malawi has been recognized as part of the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation’s Annual Innovation Awards, for her efforts in encouraging her local community to adopt technology and practices that transform smallholder agriculture. Read more
We look back at the stories and events that shaped AGRA in 2015. Read more
By Dr. Bashir Jama Events like The International Year of Soils and World Soil Health Day allow us to ignite the conversation about what needs to happen for us to improve soil health in Africa. The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (UN FAO, 2002), estimates that 83 percent... Read more
Implemented by the Clinton Development Initiative (CDI), the anchor farm model uses an anchor farm – a large commercial farm – as a hub to bring surrounding farmers together, giving farmers access to knowledge, markets and other services, helping them to increase their crop yields and farm incomes. Join... Read more
The Babban Gona agricultural franchise model isunlocking the potential of grassroots organisations in Northern Nigeria, and with it tranforming the lives of smallholder farmers. Meaning 'Great Farm' in Hausa, Babban Gona works to provide farmer organisations the two characteristics they lack: formal financial and business skills; and economies of... Read more