Founded in 2003 to address Africa’s food security prospects through agricultural technology, AATF believes that the agricultural sector is a key foundational pillar as Africa consolidates its economic growth and carves out its new position as a major global economic powerhouse and the next growth market in the world. It was formed in response to […]
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is an organization dealing with agricultural products in Africa. It is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as the Rockefeller Foundation. Broadly, it deals with improving agricultural products and supporting local farm owners and labor.
CGIAR (formerly the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research) is a global partnership that unites international organizations engaged in research about food security. CGIAR research aims to reduce rural poverty, increase food security, improve human health and nutrition, and sustainable management of natural resources. It is carried out at 15 centers (CGIAR Consortium of International […]
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in the drylands of Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid or dryland tropics has over 2 billion people, and 644 million of these are the poorest […]
The ISSD Plus project, coordinated by Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation, aims to contribute to increased incomes of smallholder farmer households and improved household food and nutrition security in Uganda. Special attention is given to women and youth in increasing income and creating employment opportunities. The project builds on the previous ISSD project (2012-2016) and […]
Makerere University, College of Computing and Information Science is one of the largest computing and ICT training, information science, research and consultancy colleges in Africa. It cuts across as a world class College and has maintained its place as an icon of excellence on the continent. It is committed to delivering excellent services in the area […]
The current Peanut CRSP Grant began in 1996 with program adjustments made in 2001 based on the 2000 EEP Review. The Peanut CRSP uses a value-chain approach developed around five thematic or cluster areas: Food Safety and Nutrition; Production Efficiency; Socioeconomics and Policy; Post-Harvest and Utilization; and Information, Training and Technology Transfer and Management. Program […]
The Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE) was formed as a result of farmers’ plight of forming a one voicing entity that will in turn would represent them at National level. These came from all over the country with a goal to form an Association that represents their woes. With the support of the Danish Government, […]