Annual Learning Event 2023

On 16 and 17 May 2023, AMEA held its third annual learning event (ALE). Our aim was to: ● Communicate findings from the Tool Improvement Facility (TIF) projects and case studies● Generate debate about the findings● Inform the next round of case studies and research● Communicate the BDS Roadmap processes started in Local Networks● Find […]

Corus International’s Food Safety Tool

With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) through the AMEA network, Corus International created an innovative Food Safety-First (FS-First) Budget Tool to help farmer organizations’ ability to cost out and plan steps to enhance their professionalism and meet food safety standards for their buyers and consumers. The tool provides a step-by-step guide […]

CNFA agro-dealer training program in Rwanda

From May to June 2023, a joint initiative between CNFA and SCOPEinsight, with support from AMEA, aimed to assess the effectiveness and impact of capacity-building services provided to agro-input retailers under the CNFA-implemented Hinga Weze program in Rwanda. The flagship Hinga Weze program, funded by USAID with $32.6 million USD and implemented by CNFA from […]

AMEA Annual Learning Event

This report is AMEA’s first Annual Learning Report and synthesizes the learning from case studies undertaken in 2020. It begins by outlining the purpose of this report and providing a short overview of the case studies and their outcomes. The report then discusses the lessons learned and ends with a learning agenda for 2021. Download […]

Strengthening local malt barley supply chains in Ethiopia

Implementer: IFC and HeinekenPartners: AMEA, SCOPEinsight, Precise Consult, EUCORDFunders: Heineken and IFCGeography of intervention: Primarily 6 zones in the Oromia region, Ethiopia:Arsi, West Arsi, Bale, West Shewa, Southwest Shewa and North Shewa. Piloting in EastWollega, Oromia, and 2 zones in Amhara: North and South GondarAuthors: Hileena Eshetu, Filipe Di Matteo and Mark Blackett Download the […]

Blended learning using AMEA tools (ALP & SCOPE)

Implementer: Africa Turnaround Ltd. (ATL)Partners: AMEA, SCOPEinsight, Mastercard Foundation and a regional financial institutionGeography of intervention: Six regions in KenyaAuthors: Margaret Anderson, Filipe Di Matteo and Mark Blackett Download the case study here