Now in its third year, the #Blog4Dev Contest is an ideas-sharing platform for youth in Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda. This year, the World Bank wants you to share your thoughts on youth and agriculture.
For a chance to win a trip to Washington, D.C. in April 2017, discuss the following question in an original blog of no more than 500 words:
To farm or not to farm: What opportunities exist for youth to prosper in agriculture and agro-business?
Submit the blog post in English by January 15, 2017 here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/65FSQJD
This research project explores some facts about Agriculture in Africa that many experts and policy makers consider self-evident truths. But the rural landscape of the continent has evolved, as has the African farmer. In the current context, are these conventions about Africa’s agriculture still valid?
Read about facts and myths here: http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/africa-myths-and-facts#1
Watch the path and see how snow peas help Rwandan families:
Posted by World Bank on Monday, June 8, 2015