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Building Vibrant, Equitable and

Sustainable Rural Communities

​​Programme 3: Rural Development

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​​​​​Purpose

To  initiate, facilitate, coordinate and catalyse the implementation of a Comprehensive Rural Development programme that leads to sustainable, equitable and vibrant rural communities.

The programme consists of the following sub-programmes

  • Rural Infrastructure Development (RID)
  • Rural Enterprise and Industry Development (REID)
  • National Rural Youth Service Corps (NARYSEC)

Strategic Objectives

  • Support to rural communities to produce their own food in all rural districts.
  • Quality infrastructure provided.
  • Facilitate the establishment of rural enterprise and industries.​

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