From the AGRF Pressroom

Mar 18, 2023
Tanzania President launches Africa’s Food System Forum 2023, calls for inclusion of youth and women as critical drivers of Africa’s food systems agenda

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 17th March 2023 – Her Excellency Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, has today officially launched Africa’s Food System Forum 2023, Africa’s premier…

Feb 17, 2023
H.E. Jakaya Kikwete announced as Africa Food Prize Chair

2023 Nominations for Africa’s preeminent award for food security now open ADDIS ABABA, 17 February 2023 – Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Dr.Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, has…

Feb 14, 2023
Amath Pathé Sene announced as the new Managing Director for Africa’s food Systems Forum (AGRF)

The Africa’s Food Systems Forum (AGRF) secretariat is pleased to announce the appointment of Amath Pathé Sene the new Managing Director of the Forum. As Managing Director, Pathé will be…

From the AGRF Blog

Mar 8, 2023
Fatou Manneh, Founder of Jelmah Herbella, on Supporting Women in Agriculture

The VALUE4HER Women Agripreneurs of the Year Awards, known as WAYA recognizes African female agripreneurs who have excelled in the agricultural value chains and have demonstrated remarkable innovation by contributing…

Mar 8, 2023
Une vision, un objectif et beaucoup de courage: Kiel bien-être, une histoire personnelle

Listen to podcast Le prix Value4her, femme “agripreneur de l’année”, connu sous le nom “WAYA”, est un prix qui reconnait les femmes agripreneurs africaines, qui ont vraiment contribué de facon…

Feb 23, 2023
Data key for food systems transformation ahead of critical Stocktake moments

By Nixon Mageka Gecheo Senior Program Officer – Digital Systems & Solutions for Agriculture|AGRA This year marks the end of the first Global Stocktake, which began in 2021 to monitor…