African Agricultural Technology Foundation
Type of organisation: Non-profit foundation
Role in the project: As co-leader of WP1, AATF will be involved in rural African needs and context analysis (WP1), responsible for co-defining of technologies to be transferred together with local farmers and communities, and in policy outreach, including the final conference, and recommendations.
The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is an Africa-based not-for-profit organisation that facilitates and promotes public/private partnerships to deliver agricultural technologies and innovations for increased food security and enhanced livelihoods of smallholder farmers in SSA. AATF works with African governments, private and public technology owners and developers, NGOs, seed companies and other value chain players and African farmers to identify, access, adapt and commercialise technologies that address farmers’ key constraints thereby empowering them through availability of a choice of agricultural innovations that generate wealth and health for their families and communities