Due Date: November 30, 2018

The World Bank Africa Area’s #Blog 4Dev Competitors 2018 is open! This year, for the very first time, the World Bank Africa Area is hosting a local blog site competitors, welcoming youths from 48 nations to share their concepts for how they, and other youths, can prepare themselves for the digital economy and a technology-driven work environment.

In 2014, the World Bank Kenya workplace released the Blog4Dev competitors, a yearly writing contest that welcomes youths to weigh in on a subject crucial to the nation’s financial advancement. The competitors is a method to engage Africa’s youths and supply a platform to share their views– and services– about advancement subjects that are necessary to them.

Ever Since, Blog4Dev has actually grown to consist of the voices of numerous youths from nations throughout the area who have actually sent blog sites on subjects such as how to end gender-based violence to disputing the function of the economic sector in civil service shipment. The competitors tests creativity, imagination and development.


In 500 words or less, inform them how you would resolve this advancement difficulty in your nation: What will it require to boost the abilities required to prepare Africa’s youth for the digital economy and the future of work?


  • Needs to be a person of, and presently residing in, a Sub-Saharan Africa nation
  • Be in between 18-28 years of age.


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To learn more, go to World Bank Blog4Dev Competitors

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