Phone: 

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Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Organisation Type: 
International NGO
Description: 
AGRA is the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa Founded in 2006, their vision is for the sustainable growth and development for smallholder farmers across Africa. Through Soil, Seeds, Policies and Markets, AGRA partners with governmental and non-governmental bodies to implement programming to directly benefit the farmers. AGRA was formed as a result of a partnership between the Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (source: http://www.agra.org)
Mission: 

To trigger a uniquely African Green Revolution that transforms agriculture into a highly productive, efficient, competitive and sustainable system that assures food security and lifts millions out of poverty.

Vision: 

AGRA's vision is a food secure and prosperous Africa achieved through rapid, sustainable agricultural growth based on smallholder farmers.

Objectives: 
Reduce food insecurity by 50 percent in at least 20 countries
Double the incomes of 20 million smallholder families
Put 15 countries on track to attain and sustain a Green Revolution.
Partner Activities: 
Program for Africa's Seed Systems
Soil Health Programme
Market Access
Policy & Partnerships
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