Success Stories

Facilitating transfer of wheat varieties to Cameroon

ASARECA received a request from the Director General of Institut de Recherche Agricole pour le Développement (IRAD) in July 2022 to support the Institute to source bread wheat genotypes from ASARECA member countries for testing in Cameroon agro-ecologies in order to identify the best performing lines. The Cameroonian Government had just...

Read more...

Ugandan youth group takes Tropical Agriculture Platform Common Framework to local communities

Participants during a training session at Spark Uganda, a youth empowerment facility near Kampala GENEVIEVE APIO Upon returning to his home country—Uganda, Allan Ahimbisibwe, a beneficiary of the training of Trainers (ToT) on integration of the Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) Common Framework (CF) into NARIs and farmer organisations, incorporated lessons learnt in...

Read more...

Kenya Farmer Success Story

Mary Samson Mueni (centre with scarf) participates in a training workshop on promotion of digital solutions and climate foresight data in enhancing agricultural policy implementation and decision-making in Eastern and Central Africa. Upon receiving an appropriately packaged climate forecast disseminated in October 2022 for upcoming short rains with poor distribution, Mary...

Read more...

Catalyzing cross-border transfer of agricultural technologies through benchmarking

Director National Animal Resources Institute, NARO, Dr. Swidiq Mugerwa (left) explains forage systems to visiting researchers BY BEN MOSES ILAKUT ASARECA organized two successive benchmarking exercises on 18 to 22 October 2021 and 4-8 July, 2022, which were hosted by the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), Uganda (with 43 participants) and the...

Read more...

Luwero Youth Digitizing Agriculture for Farming Communities Under Airtea Project

Kisakye Anthony, 24, Kyambogo village, Zirobwe east Parish, Zirobwe subcounty, Luwero district is a youth digital connector with a business model on Electronic delivery of Irrigation and Water Management Extension Services in digitizing Agriculture in his community by use of mobile apps like WhatsApp, and Facebook for farmers to access...

Read more...