Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 9 January 2017 at 02:48

Kenyans, Rwandans and Ugandans: Blog to Win a Trip to Washington, DC  

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:

  • DEADLINE: January 15, 2017
  • ELIGIBILITY: Must be a Kenyan, Rwandan or Ugandan citizen residing in your home country, and be aged between 18 and 28, and the blog post must be written in English.
  • CONTACT: Blog4Dev

Nicole Metz

thanks for sharing, Didier.
Maybe good for all those with an interest in World Bank - to know that the Netherlands and the World Bank Group have a partnership agreement to foster Knowledge sharing between the institutions? Find more info here:

If you have ideas for activities under this partnership between the World Bank and the Netherlands, please contact the Dutch Embassy or the World Bank Group offices in your country or region, to see whether they could collaborate with you on the idea.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 12 January 2016 at 02:59

Cool, Sexy or Profitable!

An increasing proportion of the African children are completing primary school as compared to Fifty years ago (70% in 2011), and as they transition into young adulthood, most still face the challenges of unemployment and underemployment aggravated by their lack of relevant skills, education and limited access to land and capital to start their own enterprises.

Read more on my blog:

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 17 December 2015 at 08:18

Publishing a 'blog' type piece

Anyone interested in publishing a 'blog' type piece on economic fraud and anti-fraud measures in Africa, please send an email to

Check out their first blog that went online last week :

Posted By in AgriProFocus International
Posted 13 April 2015 at 03:09

I would like to get your ideas about a blog I wrote recently:

Do you believe this is the right track? Appreciate your thoughts!

Anne Marie Kortleve Hi Sanne, thank you for your sharing your blog! Maybe you can share the whole blog on our platform? That would defintely trigger more responses here. Good luck!

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