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Leading the change in Africa’s Food Systems

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Welcome to the African Food Fellowship

We are a dynamic network of leaders working on radical change to transform food systems in Africa. We provide world class training, platforms, and networks to spark collaborative action for healthy, inclusive, and sustainable food systems.

We are initiated by Wageningen University & Research and Wasafiri Consulting with support from IKEA Foundation and Small Foundation.

Become a fellow and join us on this remarkable journey towards a thriving and resilient food ecosystem in Africa!

Food Systems Leadership Programme

Join our programme to gain knowledge and skills in food systems leadership. Guidance from technical mentors, leadership coaches, and systems-change experts.

Country Food Fellowships

Country Food Fellowships are impact networks where inspiring food system leaders connect, learn, act, and belong. We curate these networks to elevate the collective leadership of Fellows during their journey towards food system transformation.

What are Food Systems Actions ?

Food systems actions help people across food systems to collaborate and adapt, driving positive and desired outcomes. Discover the features of food systems actions, and what they look like in practice now!

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African Food Fellowship teams up with Small Foundation to build food systems leaders networks

The African Food Fellowship is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Small Foundation to expand the remit of our food systems leaders network.  …


Rwanda Food Fellows contribute to Rwanda’s agriculture transformation plan

The African Food Fellowship on 9 May 2024 hosted officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) to share insights on the development …


We can eradicate aflatoxins by paying closer attention to quality control

Henry Rugira, a farmer with Subiza Cooperative, has just recovered from losses arising from produce rejection. He was unable to sell his cereals because they …


African Food Fellowship mourns esteemed leadership coach Michael Oyier

The African Food Fellowship is deeply saddened by the passing of our colleague, Mr. Michael Oyier. Michael was an integral part of the Fellowship and …


Waste not, want not; using food surplus to address Kenya’s food insecurity challenges

Horticulture Fellow Joy Muya wants to live in a world where nobody goes to bed hungry. She believes that Kenya’s persistent food insecurity is not …


African Food Fellowship opens applications for cohort 4 

The African Food Fellowship is delighted to announce that applications are now open for its fourth cohort. The Fellowship is recruiting 80 new Fellows in …