Key Achievements

AGRA’s key focus and achievements in 2022 as pertains to food systems transformation included :

Design of Seed Sector Strategy and Investment Plan for Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, and Ghana. These documents strengthen the bargaining power of governments and help them track performance

Supporting capacity development for local production of inputs through blend development and validation in Kenya and Nigeria.

Running a $12 million soil mapping program for West Africa (Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and the Gambia), in partnership with the Islamic Development Bank and the World Agroforestry Centre, ICRAF.

Implementing Seed Systems Assessment Tool (SeedSAT), a new assessment tool for in-depth country seed system analysis in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, and Ghana.

Supporting the development of fertilizer regulatory frameworks and guidelines in Ghana.

Implementing a comprehensive and structural approach that included reinforcing seed certification and regulatory systems in partnership with governments and regulators.