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Rural youth help reverse rural-urban drift in a remote district in Fiji

Author: IFAD Newsletter - Vikash Kumar

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This article is from the IFAD Newsletter "Making a difference in Asia and the Pacific"
Issue 29: November-December 2009 - Working with youth

As mentioned in the introduction to the Newsletter:
“Vikash Kumar, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, presents a story of Manasa – a young man from Fiji – who was ready to move to a city to look for a job until the Mainstreaming of Rural Development Innovations Programme in the Pacific (MORDI) started to operate in his area.”

He tells the interesting story of the young man becoming the village Community Facilitator for the water system, and also becoming entrepreneurial.



Language:  English (United States)
Development Themes: Targetting Youth Community Based Development
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