Africa’s female startup founders are among the most underfunded and over-mentored groups of entrepreneurs. Yet they’re driving some of the most exciting and important changes on the continent.
Nairobi, Kenya, September 8, 2021 – The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has been awarded the 2021 Africa Food Prize, for work that has improved food security across 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Récompensé pour avoir aidé 25 millions d’agriculteurs dans 13 pays à améliorer leurs revenus et leur production alimentaire. Nairobi, Kenya, le 8 septembre 2021 – L’Institut International de Recherche sur Read More
Dr. André Bationo and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe Awarded the 2020 Africa Food Prize (AFP)
Kigali, Rwanda, September 11, 2020 – Dr. André Bationo and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe have been announced as the 2020 winners of the Africa Food Prize (AFP) for their exceptional contribution towards the promotion of food security across the continent.
Accra, Sept. 10, GNA – Corteva Agriscience, an agriculture firm that provides farmers with hybrid seeds, crop protection and digital solution, will sponsor the 2019 Africa Food Prize Winners to Read More
Outstanding Smallholder Farmer and Eminent Agricultural Policy Advocate share 2019 Africa Food Prize
Dr. Emma Naluyima of Uganda and Baba Dioum of Senegal are named joint winners of the US$100,000 prize at the African Green Revolution Forum. Accra, Ghana, 4 September 2019 – Read More
At the 2018 Africa Food Prize (AFP) ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, IITA Director General, Dr Nteranya Sangingareiterated his commitment to invest in the future of Africa’s younger generation and emphasized the importance of raising the Read More
Africa’s over-reliance on external institutions is undermining the continent’s capacity to strengthen agricultural research and development for improving the livelihoods of millions of people. It is galling that a continent with 60 per Read More
Research outputs by Africa Food Prize winner, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and its national partners are helping farmers to come out of poverty, creating jobs and demonstrating Read More
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Wins the 2018 African Food Prize
The African Food Prize has been awarded to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), based in Ibadan, Nigeria, in recognition of the steady stream of innovations for which it Read More