Deadline July 31, 2010: Africa Rural Connect essay contest with World Policy Journal

    | July 19, 2010

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    What do you think about African food security policies? How would you deal with the fundamental problems of agricultural development and rural poverty in sub-Sahara Africa? What initiatives could improve food security in rural Africa?

    The Africa Rural Connect essay contest is an opportunity to have your responses to these questions published in a leading international relations publication. The winning essay will be published in the Autumn/Fall 2010 issue of World Policy Journal.

    The competition is open to anyone around the globe. You need only create a profile on the Africa Rural Connect website. Then, you will be able to connect with others, share ideas and receive comments on your story.

    The essay should be between 800 and 1,200 words. Unfortunately, submissions are accepted only in English. The deadline is July 31, 2010.

    Africa Rural Connect is a program of the U.S. National Peace Corps Association. It provides an online global network where well-informed people work together to communicate and respond to the needs of African farmers.

    To find more information and details on entering the contest, visit: