Resource Title

Harvest for the Future – board game (youth)


Experience the lives of farmers in the Global South by playing the development education game Harvest for the Future.

Resource Details

  • Author: Trócaire's Development Education Team
  • Publisher: Trócaire
  • Country of Publication: Ireland
  • Year: 2022
  • Page Count: 13
  • Duration: 30 mins


Aim of the game: You are a small farmer in rural Africa. You must purchase, plant, grow,
harvest and sell your crops at the market before the time runs out and the season is over.

You need:

  • Game board
  • 3–6 players
  • Crop Cards
  • Deck of 36 Chance Cards (four sets)
  • Deck of 48 Question Cards
  • Dice
  • Counters (one per player)
  • Timer

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For more, explore the post-primary Growing the Future materials, the Game Changers initiative and A Brighter Future education materials.