AGROECOLOGY: the bold future of farming in Africa

  The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) today launched a publication highlighting the huge potential of agroecology to feed Africa, fix broken food systems and repair damaged landscapes, providing abundant healthy and nutritious food sustainably while increasing incomes … Continued

AFSA Membership Rises to 30!

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa held its 2016 Annual General Meeting at Friendship International Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. As part of the renewal of the alliance members admitted four organizations to AFSA membership. AFSA has different membership … Continued

AFSA Installs Newly Elected Board Members

The 2016 AFSA Annual General Meeting installed its first female Chairperson and newly elected Board Members. Held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on December 28 & 29, 2016 the AGM elected Mrs. Mariann Bassey Orovwuje of Friends of the Earth Africa as … Continued

Agroecology Learning Exchange Report

Agroecology Learning Exchange Report From the 10th to the 13th of May 2016, the AgroEcology Fund (AEF) and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) brought together 70 people representing 30 organizations to share experiences and ideas about amplifying … Continued

AFSA Wins 2016 Food Sovereignty Prize

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa has been announced winner of the 2016 Food Sovereignty Prize awarded by the U.S Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA). AFSA has been selected for its success in promoting food sovereignty, agroecology and social justice … Continued

Full-Time Job Position AFSA West Africa Staff

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) is a broad alliance of different civil society actors who are part of the struggle for food sovereignty and agro-ecology in Africa. These include: African farmers’ organisations, African NGO networks, specialist African … Continued

Call for Abstracts – New!

Conference title: Changing Food Systems in Africa: Agro-ecology, Food Sovereignty and their Roles in Nutrition and Health. Venue: Friendship Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Date: 24-26 November 2016 Organization: Organized by Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), the Ecological Organic … Continued

Nigeria’s Biosafety Agency Defies Government, Nigerians

Despite the promise of the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril that “Nigeria would not mortgage the safety of its citizens by introducing unproven products into the country” and the concerted efforts by over 5 million Nigerians (made up … Continued

From Uniformity to Diversity – New Report by IPES-FOOD

The key messages from IPES-Food’s first major report, released on 2nd June are the following: 1. Today’s food and farming systems have succeeded in supplying large volumes of foods to global markets, but are generating negative outcomes on multiple fronts: widespread degradation of … Continued