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IFRTD's Colin Relf Young Voices Award - Second Round Winners Announced

IFRTD is delighted to announce the winners of the second award round of the Colin Relf Young Voices Award.

Participants were asked to address the following question, and the winners are announced below:

"Poor rural farmers are central to any solution to today's global food crisis and the long term problems of hunger and poverty"    Lennart Båge, President of IFAD, April 2008. Discuss, with examples, the role that rural transport interventions can play in achieving sustainable agricultural development and poverty reduction.

First Place Winner: Eric Fofiri - Cameroon

(First Place Essay)    

Second Place Winner: Thulani Muchiya - Zambia

(Second Place Essay)

Third Place Winner: Adama D Coulibaly - Mali

(Third Place Essay)

Congratulations to these three winners! To read the winning essays, please click on the links above.

Thank you to everyone who took part in this award round. The judges very much enjoyed reading the entries and felt that some excellent submissions were made on this vital topic.

For more information on the Colin Relf Young Voices Award please click here.


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