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Young Rwandan man’s success story on adding value to the crops production in Rwanda.

Genuine innovation limited is a company that adds value to the crops production in Rwanda. It was founded by Marc NIYIGEZA, who is its CEO too. It is located in Nyarugenge District, Rwezamenyo Sector. It adds value to the crops production including carrots, papaya and tomatoes. They produce wine, flour, confiture from carrots, confiture from …

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Professional internship helped youth to create a company which sprays pesticides at Bugarama marshland

Baho najye mbeho Ltd is a company that sprays pesticides at Bugarama Marshland, headed by Emmanuel Ukurikiyeyesu and has 6 member shareholders. The idea of creating this company came after a professional internship acquired during the fiscal year of 2017-2018 by Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF) in partnership with The Ministry of Agriculture and …

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Rwanda holds African Regional Multi-Stakeholders Dialogue on Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors.

4-5 November 2019: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with the support of the Government of Rwanda and in collaboration with the African Union Commission and other partners including the CBD Secretariat, the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for Africa organized African …

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Rwanda marks World Food Day, celebrating farmers in achieving food security.

Rutsiro 31 October 2019 In a colorful ceremony held today in Rustiro District, Western Province, Rwanda joined the rest of world to celebrate World Food Day. This year’s theme is “Our actions, are our future, Healthy Diet for Zero Hunger World” To mark this day a number of activities were carried out such as planting …

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The experts in Agriculture meet in Kigali to discuss how to move agricultural transformation forward

The Government of Rwanda has demonstrated strong political commitment to the CAADP initiative aligned to its 2018 National Agricultural Policy, which outlines the need for food security, nutritional health, and sustainable agricultural growth from a productive, green, and market-led agricultural sector. The policy responds to the rapid changes experienced in the sector and anticipates key …

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How university student hatched the idea of an automated egg incubator

Olivier Bisangwa Shimwa, a-25-year old who hails from Gasabo District, Kimironko sector   is the brains behind a smart solar and grid-run portable poultry eggs incubator, which, if harnessed, could facilitate poultry mass production. Incubators are used for artificially hatching eggs when you don’t have any hens to keep the eggs warm. An incubator recreates the …

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Minister Mukeshimana opens new Incubator to help youths in Agribusiness

The Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources Dr. Geraldine Mukeshimana on Friday, August 30th, 2019 officially inaugurated an Incubation center dubbed ‘Envisage Youth Agribusiness Incubator inside Gatenga Sector’s Business Development Fund (BDF) to help young graduates who are in Agribusiness sector tackle existing challenges. Envisage Youth Agribusiness Incubator is a flagship project powered by a …

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Eastern Agribusiness coops gained a boost as RYAF-PASP drive professional interventions

A couple of years back, agriculture in Eastern Province of Rwanda was vulnerable in terms of productivity due to drought, ravaging the plantation and involving a loss for farmers and cooperatives in Agribusiness sector. Lack of knowledge on Post-harvest management was also a big issue where many cooperatives and individual farmers could lose part of …

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SPIU IFAD Acting Coordinator urged Cooperative Support Officers to develop entrepreneurship mind set and start their new businesses.

During five years ago, the Climate Resilient Post-Harvest and Agribusiness Support Project PASP, under IFAD funded projects, was mandated to assist the producer organizations in terms management, financial records keeping, development of strategic plan and action plans, increasing productivity as well as and finding potential markets for their produce. Cooperatives this mandate was concerned with …

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