Working towards Inclusive
Agricultural Transformation

The Strategy


The continent has, in recent years, taken steps towards inclusive agricultural transformation resulting in notable improvements in food security, with clear progress across all of AGRA’s focus countries. However, with over 20% of Africans still suffering from hunger, we need to accelerate our progress and mitigate against the growing external pressures of conflict and climate on our food systems.

Our 2022-2030 Strategic Framework (SF2030) demonstrates our long-term vision for how we intend to contribute to, and align with, global and continental priorities, applying a food systems lens towards the goals of zero hunger, improved nutrition, an end to poverty, and climate adaptation.

We have split our Strategic Framework 2030 into two 5-year strategies so that we have a clear mid-way point to evaluate progress and re-route our strategic focus if necessary. Our 2023-2027 Strategic Plan sets out to catalyze the growth of sustainable food systems across Africa by influencing and leveraging partners to build a robust enabling environment where the private sector thrives, and smallholders are empowered to produce sufficient, healthy food.

Our Vision

To contribute to a food system-inspired inclusive agricultural transformation across Africa, to reduce hunger, improve nutrition, and adapt to climate

Our Mission

To catalyze the growth of sustainable food systems across Africa by influencing and leveraging partners to build a robust enabling environment where private sector thrives and smallholder farmers are empowered to produce sufficient, healthy food

Our Strategic Objectives

To achieve our vision, mission, and strategies objectives, we have prioritized four interlinked business lines to catalyze agricultural transformation.

Policy & State capability

Our Policy & State capability business line reflects our understanding that agricultural transformation cannot be achieved without clear government leadership. We support governments to develop clear policies and strong capabilities that create the enabling environment for private sector involvement in agricultural transformation.

Seed Systems

Our Seed Systems business line is a continuation of our work to drive crop productivity via seeds, understanding that seeds are a critical “trigger point” to improving incomes and food security.

Inclusive Markets & Trade

Our Inclusive Markets & Trade business line focuses on strengthening viable and inclusive local and regional agri-food markets, acknowledging this is a critical “pull” factor for farmers and businesses to enter a positive, sustained cycle of commercialization and reinvestment.

Sustainable Farming

Our Sustainable Farming business line ensures that farmers are building resilient farming systems which enable them to sustain improved yields, and profit from them.

To learn more about our five-year strategy, download the report below

Sustainably Growing Africa’s Food Systems

AGRA’s Five-Year Strategy