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Founder of innovative African veterinary service hailed as leading Social Entrepreneur

30 March 2015

Dr Christie Peacock, former Chief Executive of Farm Africa and founder and Chairman of SIDAI Africa, has been awarded a prestigious Social Entrepreneur Award by the Schwab Foundation. SIDAI Africa is a network of high quality veterinary services serving pastoralists and smallholder farmers in Kenya.

Farm Africa staff take up new Africa-UK agricultural scholarships

27 March 2015

Farm Africa has entered into a new relationship with the Marshal Papworth Fund which will see African development workers, four staff and four from partner organisations,  undertaking an intensive short course in sustainable agriculture at a leading UK agricultural college. 

Food industry pledges to raise £5 million to help end hunger in Africa

25 March 2015

Over sixty leaders from the UK food and hospitality industries rendoubled their commitment to Farm Africa’s Food for Good campaign to end hunger in eastern Africa at a Farm Africa industry dinner on 23 March.

Leading restaurants are helping to end hunger - for good

17 March 2015

This spring diners are helping to end hunger by supporting Farm Africa’s annual Dine for Good campaign. Dine for Good is an opportunity for a number of the UK’s best food destinations to raise funds to help farmers in eastern Africa grow themselves and their families out of hunger.  

Tribute to Philip Young

13 March 2015

All of us at Farm Africa were deeply shocked and saddened to hear that Philip Young, Farm Africa supporter sadly passed away on 11 March.