Supporting Africa’s agriculture sector leaders to deliver transformational change.
The Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture (CALA) has been established to support leaders spearheading agriculture transformation and the advancement of sustainable practices.
Achieving Africa’s food security and economic growth requires leaders who are responsive, adaptable and collaborative, while also integrating new strategies for environmentally sustainable agriculture.
Dr. Agnes Kalibata
Advanced Leadership Programme
Africa’s food security challenges require results-oriented leaders in government, the private sector and civil society who are responsive, adaptable, and able to lead collaboration, mobilize real change, and ensure delivery of country priorities.
CALA’s Advanced Leadership Programme is a collaborative, hands-on, and tailored experience for senior and rising leaders in Africa’s agriculture sector. The programme is designed for individuals spearheading and directly implementing specific country-level agriculture initiatives.
Application closes: June 3, 2022
Press Release: AGRA’s Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture Opens Application Window for Second Cohort of Advanced Leadership Programme
19th April 2022
AGRA has announced the opening of applications for the second cohort of the Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture (CALA)’s Advanced Leadership Programme.
Press Release: Agroecology gains central focus during second Leadership Forum by AGRA’s Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture (CALA)
24th February 2022
CALA hosted its second virtual leadership forum, a key component of CALA’s Advanced Leadership Program on February 16-17, 2022. The forum’s theme Collaborative Leadership for Environmental Sustainability and Agroecology in African Agriculture convened delegates, attendees and industry experts for two days of engaging sessions, conversations and networking.
AGRA’s Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture announces inaugural cohort members
The members of the Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture’s (CALA) inaugural cohort for the Advanced Leadership programme have been announced. The cohort, which began the programme in late August 2021, consists of nearly 80 participants from 8 countries – Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.