Kigali, 13 November 2013

President Kagame today received eleven members of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) – the world’s largest network of Chief Executives including members from Australia from US, South Africa, India, Israel, Kenya and Rwanda. Founded over 60 years ago, and connecting over 20,000 peers and their families in more than 100 countries to learn, YPO exchanges ideas and shares strategies to achieve personal growth and professional success.

The YPO team arrived in Kigali on Sunday 10 November and will be here until Saturday 16 November to attend the yearly meeting of the Rwanda Action Forum (RAF), the group updated President Kagame on the progress of their various initiatives in the agriculture and business sector.


Speaking after the meeting, Yariv Cohen, MD Ananas Capital and member of YPO Scotland said:

“We want to increase on investments in this country because of the favourable business conditions Rwanda offers. Among our team, we have investors from shipping, manufacturing, agricultural processing and are looking to establishing presence and learn more about Rwanda. We want to do a lot of projects, we want to bring more of YPO members and invest in this country and use Rwanda as base of their operations.”