JR Farms

Objective(s) of the engagement

FAO and JR Farms in Rwanda, intend to boost youth agripreneurship and increase the overall productive engagement of young people in the agri-food system. Activities are envisioned in the following areas: a. facilitating networks of young agripreneurs in Rwanda access to JR Farms’ Green Agribusiness Fund; b. identifying and supporting opportunity-driven young agripreneurs to access additional training and capacity development opportunities; c. advocating for and supporting youth agripreneurs in getting visibility and exposure within the agri-food system and supporting their participation in different fora and dialogues that might influence related policy processes; d. supporting the monitoring and evaluation of the affects of initiatives, such as the JR Farms’ Green Agribusiness Fund on decent job creation and inclusive economic growth.


Thematic area of partnership
Production, Life
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS
Africa, Nigeria, Rwanda
Engagement Mechanisms
Capacity development, Technical cooperation, Advocacy and communication, Support for financing and investment
Progress to date

Intention to carryout activities in the following areas:  

  • Facilitating networks of young agri-entrepreneurs in Rwanda access to the JR Farms’ Green Agribusiness Fund
  • Identifying and supporting opportunity-driven young agri-entrepreneurs to access additional training and capacity development opportunities
  • Advocating for and supporting youth agri-entrepreneurs in getting visibility and exposure within the agri-food system and supporting their participation in different fora and dialogues that might influence related policy processes
  • Supporting the monitoring and evaluation of the effects of initiatives, such as  like the JR Farms’ Green Agribusiness Fund on decent job creation and inclusive economic growth
  • FAO and JR Farms, with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF) organized the Fit for Finance Youth Training in Rwanda for young agripreneurs.
  • Equity investment and coaching support provided to youth-led businesses

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Related SDGs

Country of registry
Rwanda
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