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Meet with Aline Iraguha who starts fruits & vegetable farming

Marie Aline Iraguha 22-year-old is the founder and CEO of Ali Farms Groups Ltd which is growing fruits and vegetables mainly watermelon in Bugesera District, Rilima Sector, Nyabagendwa Cell, Cyoma Village. Aline says that even though she started growing vegetables and fruits, she studies business at African Leadership University, What made her venture into agribusiness …

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New efforts to strengthen Rwanda’s youth capacity in small livestock.

On Wednesday 17th June 2021, Rwanda Youth in agribusiness Forum (RYAF held an event for signing the Memorandum of understanding based partnership with) USAID Orora Wihaze Rwanda to collaborate in areas that empower and capacitate youth in agriculture especially those ones in small livestock animal production agro-processing and aggregation. Collaboration is going to start through internship …

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Tackling unemployment through the mushroom cultivation: Adeline’s story.

For over 3 years, Adeline UMUKUNZI, a young lady who has been cultivating mushrooms in Musanze District, Northern Province of Rwanda. Her company helps to equip farmers with mushrooms cultivation skills and also help in fighting against malnutrition and poverty. After completing secondary school in 2018, Adeline visited Imbaraga Farmers’ Organization located in Musanze to …

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Kilimo Trust and partners discuss modalities of engagement and validation of the content of application forms to be used by colleges and youth applying to partner or benefit from the R-YES project.

The rural Youth Employment Support (R-YES) project in Rwanda was launched on the 29th July 2020 by Kilimo Trust and officiated by Mr. Jean Claude MUSABYIMANA, the Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI). The project is aimed at creating employment opportunities for youth in agribusiness related activities through integrated agribusiness hubs …

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YALTA AND RWANDA’S AGRICULTURE STAKEHOLDERS DISCUSS HOW TO PROMOTE YOUTH IN AGROECOLOGY.

The Youth in Agroecology and Business Learning Track in Africa (YALTA) and its partners on March 30-2nd 2021 in Northern and Eastern Province of Rwanda held discussions with members of Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF) and other stakeholders of Rwanda’s Agriculture sector to see how more youth can get engaged in agroecology farming and …

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Meet with Gloriose Mugiraneza Umuhoza, Pig Farmer in Gankenke District

Pig farming is one of the ways to be entrepreneur, which could trigger young generation towards the Livestock sector. Gloriose Mugiraneza Umuhoza lives in Gakenke District, Kivuruga Sector in Northern Province, and she is doing pig farming. “After completing secondary in 2014, I had an idea of how to become an entrepreneur, so I started …

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How UNDP’s grant changed the life of ANGE BENIE IRADUKUNDA and CHARLOTTE BANKUNDIYE

Benie Ange IRADUKUNDA was born in Rusizi District, muganza sector, she studied agriculture at university of Rwanda (Busogo campus); while Charlotte BANKUNDIYE  was born in Gasabo district, Bumbogo sector, and studied Agroforestry at the university of Rwanda. Both started farming 2019.  “After getting an opportunity of professional internship in Israel, we come back with different …

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FAO and JR Farms join forces to support youth –led initiatives in agribusiness in Rwanda.

12 March 2021, Kigali/Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rwanda has signed an agreement with JR Farms Limited to promote youth involvement in agriculture and create decent work opportunities.   JR Farms is a Rwandan led agri-enterprise operating in Rwanda, Nigeria and Zambia in the areas of food processing and retailing, agro …

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Thanks to UNDP through MINAGRI for its grant: Faustine Hosiane M. Kubwayo, a sugarcane farmer.

Rwanda has been investing in facilitating the young entrepreneurs to enter modern farming and agribusiness including climate resilient programmes to modernize farming. Therefore, the Ministry of Agriculture andAnimal Resources (MINAGRI) has heavily invested in integrating youth into the sector to energize the coursealong agriculture modernization.The importance of youth empowerment is recognized in the Forth Strategic …

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Gilbert F. Houngbo: Another four years term to lead IFAD.

ROME, Feb. 17 — Gilbert F. Houngbo, the former prime minister of Togo who has served as president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) since 2017, was on Wednesday appointed to a second four-year term at the helm of the Rome-based organization. The second term, which will run through early 2025, was confirmed …

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