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

Agroecology Learning Exchange Workshop

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) and AgroEcology Fund host ‘Agroecology Learning Exchange’ workshop in Uganda from May 10-13, 2016. Objectives of the learning exchange: To learn about each other’s work. To share lessons learned in amplifying agroecology. … Continued

Seed Working Group Meets in Zanzibar

Members of the Seed Working Group of AFSA meet in Zanzibar from 26-28 April 2016 to produce immediate action plans and restructure the Seed Working Group which for long has been hosted and headed by the African Centre for Biodiversity … Continued

‘Changing Food Systems in Africa’ – Conference

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) in collaboration with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM – Organics International), the Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative for Africa (EOA-I), AfrONet, Mekelle University and others is planning to hold an … Continued