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Can Rwanda Break Out From Its Dependence on Agriculture? A New Innovative Platform Aims to Provide 1.5 Million Farmers With New Livelihoods and Opportunities

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Rwanda is set to launch a groundbreaking digital platform to create 1.5 million off-farm jobs.

The innovative initiative seeks to provide individuals with diverse income-generating opportunities and contribute to the country’s development agenda. The digital platform, which is scheduled to be unveiled by the Rwandan government in the coming months, will leverage technology to connect job seekers with a wide range of off-farm employment options.


This includes opportunities in e-commerce, digital services, remote work, and other emerging industries, aiming to tap into Rwanda’s growing digital economy. By harnessing the power of digital connectivity, the platform aims to bridge the gap between job seekers and potential employers, ensuring a more efficient and inclusive job market.


The initiative is part of Rwanda’s broader strategy to diversify its economy and reduce the country’s dependency on agriculture as the primary source of employment. The launch of this digital platform aligns with Rwanda’s commitment to leveraging technology and innovation to drive socioeconomic progress.

Over the years, the country has made significant strides in digital transformation, positioning itself as a hub for technological advancements and digital entrepreneurship in the region.

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