Celebrate and Support Africa's Young Farmers

As Africans begin to think about recovery after the health and economic disasters of COVID-19, food security scholars say more attention to the needs of Africa's small farmers is key to preventing famine and to re-building societies. Today's young agriculturists can become tomorrow's entrepreneurs, fueling an economic resurgence that could transform hard-hit nations.




Dieudonne Twahirwa, 30, who runs Gashora Farm, examines chili plants at his farm in Bugesera District in eastern Rwanda on August 23, 2018.

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