About AGRA

AGRA (Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa) exists to fulfill the vision that Africa can feed itself and the world—transforming agriculture from a solitary struggle to survive to a business that thrives.

AGRA is an independent African-led and Africa-based organization committed to putting farmers at the center of our continent’s growing economies. With headquarters in Nairobi and offices in Ghana, Tanzania, Mali and Mozambique, we have worked across 18 countries with our partners to serve millions of farmers and thousands of local agriculture businesses.http://agra-alliance.org/who-we-are/our-story/

Conservation Agriculture

CA is a set of soil management practices that minimize the disruption of the soil's structure, composition and natural biodiversity. It is regarded as an approach to managing agro-ecosystems for improved and sustained productivity, increased profits and food security while preserving and enhancing the resource base and the environment.

About ACT

The African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT) is a fast growing pan-African not-for-profit organization whose membership is voluntary and aims at bringing together stakeholders and players who are dedicated to improving agricultural productivity through sustainable utilization of natural resources of land and water in Africa's farming systems and committed to the principal of mutual collaboration, partnership and sharing of information/knowledge on sustainable natural resources management.

Lead farmers helping increase Conservation Agriculture (CA) awareness in laikipia, Kenya

African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT) has been implementing Conservation agriculture for Food security and profitability (CA4FS) project in Laikipia in collaboration with the Kenya Agricultural and livestock research Organization (KALRO) and the Ministry of Agriculture. The project is funded by the Alliance for Green Revolution for Africa (AGRA). The goal of the project is to

Farmers encouraged to adopt Conservation Agriculture

Conservation agriculture is emerging as an alternative farming method by many smallholder farmers. Farmers in Matanya Location in Laikipia East Sub-County shared this fact during a field day organized by ACT in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture and Kenya Agricultural & Livestock research Organization (KALRO). The event held on 18th December 2014 was hosted by