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Poverty is widespread in sub-Saharan Africa, with more than 40% of the population living below the poverty line, surviving on incomes of less than $1.90 a day.

That’s where Farm Africa comes in. About us

In sub-Saharan Africa 80% of farmland is managed by smallholder farmers. Farm Africa helps farmers grow more, sell more and sell for more. We pioneer techniques that boost harvests, build rural incomes, sustain natural resources and help end Africa’s need for aid.

We work with communities, the private sector and governments to find the most effective ways to fight poverty.

Typically, our staff are from the local area, can speak the local language, and have a deep understanding of the local context.

Our technical experts closely monitor the results of projects, and adapt approaches as needed. Recognising that the private sector has a huge role to play in developing prosperity in rural Africa, we help smallholder farmers to develop links to markets.

What we do

What we do

Farm Africa means business. We put world-class expertise into farmers’ hands, making them productive, climate-smart and competitive.

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Where we work

Where we work

Our staff work on the ground in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

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How we work

How we work

Using research and cutting-edge techniques, we find modern answers to the ancient problems of farming Africa well.

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Stories from our work

Stories from our work

Farm Africa reached 1.8 million people in eastern Africa last year. Here are a few of the faces behind the numbers. 

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