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Sasakawa Africa Association official side event at TICAD VI

August.24.2016

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), one of Japan’s longest serving NGOs in Africa, is hosting an official side event at the sixth Tokyo International Conference on Afr...Read more

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Conference on Postharvest and Agro-Processing Extension Held in Ethiopia -- Gearing African Agricultural Transformation----

July.31.2015

“Postharvest losses account for 30 percent of the food produced by Africa’s smallholder farmers”, stated SAA’s Managing Director, Dr. Juliana Rwelamira, adding that: “We ...Read more

Conference to support postharvest and agro-processing extension in Africa

April.14.2015

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) and the Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE), in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture in Ethiopia, ar...Read more

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WHO WE ARE

Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) is an international agricultural development NGO registered in Geneva, Switzerland. It was co-founded in 1986 by Nobel Laureate Dr. Norman Borlaug, Japanese philanthropist Ryoichi Sasakawa (Nippon Foundation), and former US President Jimmy Carter. Since then, SAA has worked with the Carter Center’s Global 2000 Program to establish Sasakawa Global 2000 (SG 2000) agricultural programs in 15 sub-Saharan countries. Currently, our resources are focused on four countries – Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mali and Uganda. Working with national partners, SG 2000 programs have improved the productivity and profitability of smallholder farmers by encouraging the adoption of higher-yielding varieties and enhanced production practices.

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SAA has operated in 14 African countries and now are active in 4 countries. See more for SAA’s activities in each country.

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