YORDS is the biennial convergence of development practitioners, public policy enthusiasts, extension agents, social entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders, researchers and individuals with keen interest and active involvement in rural development in Nigeria and the African continent.
YORDS provides an interdisciplinary platform for young professionals to learn, network, interact, debate ideas and provide sustainable solutions to nagging and emerging issues in the rural development space.
The summit is tailored to help participants access resources and build capacity to enable them thrive professionally and contribute significantly to the transformation of rural communities in Africa.
Accelerated, Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Development in the Post Covid-19 Era
Who should attend?
- Youths aged 18 – 40 years, with a passion to develop rural communities in Africa
- Young Professionals who are actively committed to facilitating rural development in Africa
- Senior Professionals who are open to grooming younger professionals
Rural development professionals which includes:
Rural sociologists, Policy Makers/Analysts, Non-Profit Leaders, Agricultural Extension Agents, Rural Health Promoters/Workers, Rural Educationists, Social Entrepreneurs, Researchers and Students in related fields
Rural Development in Nigeria; the way forward?
Rural communities in Nigeria are grossly associated with pockets of poverty and lack or inadequate social infrastructures such as education or health care facilities. However, the good news is that the relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have one project or...