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Rwanda moves to drive youth into farming

Published on June 06, 2016

The government has begun a drive towards changing the young generation’s mind-set on the agriculture sector by launching the Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF) last week. 

Jean Philbert Nsengimana,  the Minister of Youth and ICT said,

We have realized that the biggest challenge in transforming agriculture into a business-driven and oriented sector is mind-set; especially among our youth. They consider agriculture as non-profitable business

RYAF is also intended to reach out to other farming groups for awareness on agribusiness. Read more. Source | Business Week