YOUNG RURAL DEVELOPERS SUMMIT
(YORDS)

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.

Why YORDS?

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.

YORDS 2020:
Accelerated, Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Development in the Post Covid-19 Era

Who should attend?

YOUNG

  • 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 DEVELOPERS

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

Organised by:

Rural Nurture Initiative (RNI) is a Non-Governmental Organisation providing social protection to facilitate inclusive and sustainable rural development through innovative and eclectic approaches, focused on agriculture, health and poverty alleviation in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.

YORDS 2020:
Accelerated, Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Development in the Post Covid-19 Era