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
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
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.
Africa Food Prize 2020 laureate Dr Catherine Nakalembe recognised amongst top female innovators in Africa
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.
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