WBG Case Study: Rwanda – Food Security

Published June 16th on Projects & Operations page WBG webstieindex

A Tale of Two Tables:

How Snow Peas Help Rwandan Families

Challenge

Rwanda has made remarkable progress since the civil war and genocide that started in October 1990 and ended in July 1994. GDP per capita increased from US$228 in 1995 to US$718 in 2014.  The poverty headcount ratio using the national poverty line fell from 78% in 1995 to 45% in 2010/11.

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