2021 CAADP Biennial Review Brief: EAC

The third (2021) BR report and the associated Africa Agriculture Transformation Scorecard were launched at the 35th African Union (AU) Summit in February 2022. This brief draws on that report to summarize the performance of partner states from the East African...

COVID-19 leads to African agricultural innovation

In a paper published in Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, researchers found that farmers in East Africa (Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda) were able to better adapt to the impact of COVID-19 than those in...

In Burundi’s hills, red hot pepper leads to a farming revolution

The mist covered the hills and a soft wind blew gently over the fragmented fields of Rwanyege village. It would have been a normal morning in this rural part of Burundi’s Ngozi Province in Busiga commune, the day where almost everyone goes to farm, but that day in...