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Building Capacity for Rwanda’s Agricultural Transformation

Mar 25th, 2020 • by Seth Kwizera, Claude Bizimana, and David J. Spielman

By: Seth Kwizera, Claude Bizimana, and David J. Spielman

Rwanda’s Fourth Strategic Plan for Agricultural Transformation (PSTA IV) presents an ambitious plan to dramatically change the country’s agricultural sector and rural economy. Released in 2018, the plan forms a critical component of Vision 2050, which envisions Rwanda’s transformation into an upper middle income country by 2035 and a high income country by 2050.

Transforming Africa's Energy Agenda

Jan 8th, 2020 • by Sara Gustafson

The production of safe, nutritious food to feed Africa’s growing and urbanizing population in an economically and environmentally sustainable way will require reliable, affordable clean energy sources. How can Africa ensure both availability of and access to such energy, particularly in rural areas?

Measuring Kenya's Progress on Malabo Declaration Targets

Feb 23rd, 2017 • by Sara Gustafson

At the African Union Summit in Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) in June 2014, African governments adopted the Malabo Declaration on Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation for Shared Prosperity and Improved Livelihoods .