There is much talk about spurring transformation of the food system globally and in Africa. About time.

Transforming agriculture in Africa to provide sufficient nutritious foods, poverty reduction and economic growth is an essential task

Wasafiri is delighted to share a huge milestone! Generation Africa has announced the Top 12 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize finalists for 2019 and the list is impressive! 

Might a bird’s eye view of investments in agri-food systems in Africa alarm or excite us, as we consider the findings of the EAT-Lancet Commission? Is the future food supply in Africa sufficiently incentivised to transition to meet future demand for healthier diets?

Ten million young Africans enter the workforce each year, but only three million new job opportunities area created. This has African and European policy-makers quivering in their shiny shoes.

How might stakeholders in food systems respond to ‘a global imperative’ on future diets?
Could a stronger systems approach help?

What does being a champion for African agriculture mean? This is a key question for those of us heading to Africa’s premier annual forum for agriculture …

After a decade of hard work, the foundations are in place for substantive progress within African food systems. New tangible partnerships are emerging that combine focussed intent, long-term commitment and significant ambition. For anyone asking when African agriculture will deliver its long-touted potential, these partnerships offer the best hope for change at scale.