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 Ethiopia
Posted 21 January 2016 at 08:49

Agriculture in Africa: Telling Facts from Myths

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:

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 25 June 2015 at 12:37

A Tale of Two Tables: How Snow Peas Help Rwandan Families

It takes a lot of work for a snow pea to go from rural #Rwanda to bustling London. World Bank traced the value chain of snow peas from farmers in Rwanda to consumers and here's what they got.

Watch the path and see how snow peas help Rwandan families:

Posted by World Bank on Monday, June 8, 2015

Mushinzimana Xavier Dear Didier, can you tell me how to access that market of snow peas?

2 years 6 months ago

Didier MUYIRAMYE Hi Xavier. This video was produced by World Bank. You can contact them for more info. Thanks. Didier

2 years 6 months ago