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, Read More
ICRISAT continues the legacy of Tropical Legumes Project through Seed Systems initiatives
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) was awarded the 2021 Africa Food Prize, for developing 266 improved legume varieties. Collaborating with International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), ICRISAT produced almost half a million tons of seed for a range of legume crops
Nestlé partners with Africa Food Prize to strengthen food security and climate change resilience
VEVEY, Switzerland: November 9, 2022 – Nestlé announced today that it is partnering with the Africa Food Prize to help accelerate the transformation of food systems in Africa, as a Read More
By H.E. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo I have been involved in Africa’s leadership for many, many years, during which I have travelled to nearly every country on the continent, and interacted Read More
Kigali: September 7, 2022 – Eric Yirenkyi Danquah was today announced the winner of the 2022 Africa Food Prize at the AGRF2022 Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. The Africa Food Prize Read More
By Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze. Every year, the Africa Food Prize Secretariat recognizes extraordinary individuals and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable Read More
Français L’Alliance pour une révolution verte en Afrique (AGRA) a été d’un grand soutien au développement de l’agriculture en Afrique, en particulier le développement du secteur privé. L’AGRA a touché Read More
I am the son of a proud, hard-working smallholder farmer. Some of my fondest childhood memories involve following papa to the fields where we grew cassava, maize, plantain, oil palm and other crops and helping him out around the farm. My father was considered the most successful farmer in our Yoruba village near Abeokuta in southwest Nigeria.
Nairobi, KENYA 17 January 2022: The Africa Food Prize committee is pleased to announce the launch of the 2022 nominations for the Africa Food Prize. The Africa Food Prize is the preeminent award recognizing an outstanding individual or institution that is leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa—from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives.
Nairobi, KENYA- le 17 janvier 2022: Le Comité du Prix africain de l’alimentation a le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement des nominations pour l’édition 2022 du Prix africain de l’alimentation. Le Prix africain de l’alimentation est le prix le plus prestigieux récompensant une personne ou une institution exceptionnelle qui mène l’effort pour changer la réalité de l’agriculture en Afrique – de la lutte pour la survie à une activité prospère.