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Inspiring action for healthier, more inclusive
and sustainable food systems. Applications now
open for the Food Systems Leadership Programme

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About the African Food Fellowship

The African Food Fellowship is a home for emerging leaders, innovators and practitioners across Africa's food system. These are people fuelled by an ambition for impact, a hunger for action and an understanding of how to make change happen. The African Food Fellowship exists to help build a new generation of leaders across Africa, working to shift the policies, power, incentives and investments needed to transform food systems.

The Food Systems Leadership Programme

Ten months of intensive, tailored learning from technical mentors, leadership coaches and systems-change experts, designed to;

Build your network of food systems leaders across the continent.

Gain world-class knowledge of food systems.

Strengthen skills to lead systems change.

Culminating with graduation into the African Food Fellowship and a life-long professional association of change-makers.

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Why is your food systems leadership needed more than ever?

Across the continent, food systems face urgent and complex challenges: malnutrition, climate change and inequality among many more.

Profound opportunities exist to transform food systems to be fairer, healthier and regenerative. To seize them however, transformational action is needed.

The African Food Fellowship exists to help build a new generation of leaders across Africa, working to shift the policies, power, incentives and investments needed to transform food systems.

The Fellowship is hosted by leading institutions Wageningen University and Research and Wasafiri Consulting with support from the IKEA Foundation.



Wageningen University & Research
Wasafiri Consulting
IKEA Foundation