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Nyagatare: Farmers laud RYAF-RDDP efforts in increasing milk production

Livestock farmers in Nyagatare district are so thankful to the Rwanda Dairy Development Project (RDDP) in partnership with Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF) due to its continuous support to increase milk production both in quality and quantity. Modeste Murangira, a farmer from Muvumba cooperative ‘Inkazirakamwa’ says that RDDP helped them to move from traditional …

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Rwanda Young entrepreneurs urged to strive for standardization for their businesses

The Ministry of Youth in collaboration with University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies (UTB) organized Youth Connekt Hangout Session on 6th February, 2019 Under the theme: “Zamukana Ubuziranenge ibikorerwa  iwacu bigire agaciro” Youth Connekt Hangout is a way of interacting with and listening to youth, as it links youth with different role models ,entrepreneurs …

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Milk Collection Center associate managers from RYAF trained on how to mentor Livestock farmer field Schools Groups

Rwanda Dairy Development Project (RDDP) in partnership with Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF), trained milk collection center (MCC) managers on how to mentor and coach Livestock farmer field school, as a single approach to reach smallholder farmer. Sindayigaya Abdoul Madjid, RDDP staff in charge of capacity building for farmers said that this two days …

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Thanks to the collaboration of RAB-SPIU/IFAD-Funded Projects, young graduates like Desire Mugisha, are at the forefront of professionalization of farmer cooperatives

Through its core work of putting youth at the forefront of Rwanda’s national agricultural transformation, Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF), partnered with MINAGRI/RAB/SPIU IFAD Funded Projects and deployed young agronomists to support the development journey of farmer cooperatives in various value chains, mainly Irish potatoes, beans and maize, cassava, and milk. Mugisha Desire, 28, …

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Mukandayisenga, a sign of RYAF members to lead Agriculture sector

Mukandayisenga Clementine has recently won youth connect award 2018, as best young entrepreneur in Rwanda, which shows significant efforts of Rwanda Youth In Agribusiness Forum to be on top in Agricultural activities.The event took place on 12th December 2018, at Kigali Convention Center. This young lady, who produces juice and wine from sugarcane, won a …

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RYAF targets 100 million trees of fruits planted countrywide

Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF) wants to tackle malnutrition challenge and increase horticulture exports mainly fruits by planting 100 million of fruit trees in five years from 2019. The initiative kicked off last Saturday in Kamonyi district, where RYAF together with partners distributed and planted 3,500 trees among the 8,000 targeted in Nyarubaka sector’s …

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Niyidukunda turned useless avocadoes into a dependable project

Niyidukunda Mugeni Euphrosine, a Huye based citizen started processing avocadoes into oil to add value to this fruit which was formerly used to feed pigs, a project that is improving lives. This young girl from Mbazi sector where her business is located confirms that this region is suitable for avocado plant as residents grow it …

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RYAF shop, a motivational cornerstone for youth to intervene in agribusiness–Minister Rwanyindo

While inaugurating RYAF shop locates in Kigali downtown on 28th November,2018 ,Minister of Public  and Labour says that RYAF shop is an engine of good learnt practices among youth to intervene in agribusiness sector which will helps Rwanda to tackle unemployment issue . RYAF shop comes in existence in 2017, where Rwanda Youth in agribusiness …

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William Macharia, an inspiration to young agripreneurs

William Macharia, an entrepreneur in agribusiness, has become an inspiration to young agripreneurs during a field visit as part of Youth caravan 2018, this Wednesday afternoon 28th November 2018. William, a Bugesera based Agripreneur said that it was not easy for him to start his business in agriculture but due to his passion of the …

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