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BK to support five young women entrepreneurs to get Zero interest loan.

Work Roselyn Ltd, Jotete investment ltd, Nova Leather ltd, Exalto Engeneering and Solution Ltd and Weya Creations Ltd are one of five projects out of 10 selected by Bank of Kigali’s Urumuri initiative in partnership with Inkomoko, a local business consulting firm to get Rwf5 million. Emmanuel Nkusi Batanage, the Bank’s Company Secretary, noted that …

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How IFAD-supported Project turned round life for Nyabihu, Nyanza farmers

In Rwanda, districts such as Nyabihu and Nyanza are located in special areas called national agricultural and livestock zones due to the high agricultural and milk production found in these areas.Since 2004, the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) has developed and implemented three phases of Strategic Plans for the Transformation of Agriculture (PSTA4), …

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World Food Day: Rwanda calls for more efforts to end food loss and waste.

29/10/2020Rwanda celebrated the World Food Day, on 29 October 2020, under the national theme “Duhinge, Twihaze, twese hamwe mu Iterambere Rirambye” translated from the World Food Day global theme “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together”.This is the 19th time Rwanda is observing the day. Normally, Rwanda celebrates the World Food Day by interacting with the farmers through …

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Youth and Agroecology National Summit 2020 opens in Kigali

Kigali Rwanda October 16, The Government of Rwanda launches the Youth and Agrocology National Summit 2020 under the theme “Agroecology as a pathway towards sustainable food systems and unlocking business opportunities for youth” The launch event was officiated by Rwanda’s Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) Jean Claude Musabyimana and was …

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Govt launches new IFAD project of worth $ 83 million to mitigate drought burden in Kayonza District.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) through Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB) launched a new IFAD Project (KIIMP) to mitigate drought burden in Eastern Province. On the 15th of September 2020 at an event held in Kayonza District eastern province …

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NAEB: Youth encouraged to grow coffee for sustainable development.

Young people are encouraged to grow coffee for their own development and increase their productivity in terms of quality and quantity. According to the Director of the National Agricultural for Export Development Board (NAEB), Eng. Eric Ruganintwali, Quality Assurance Regulations Division Manager says that the youth of the country are called upon to cultivate coffee …

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President Kagame has given homework to the youth to feed Africa.

He made this call during the AGRF 2020 Summit, that is taking place here at Kigali from 08th– 11th August 2020 where, He called on African youth to take part in modern agriculture so that the continental can achieve its food security goals, while agriculture and livestock plays a significant role in economic development. Agriculture …

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Rwanda Prime Minister calls for more African youth to take agriculture as a profitable opportunity for their livelihood.

He made this call during the launch of the first virtual AGRF Summit 2020 took place today in Kigali Rwanda September 8, at the Kigali Convention Center.  Under “Feed the Cities, Grow the Continent – Leveraging Urban Food Markets to Achieve Sustainable Food Systems in Africa.” as a call to action to rethink our food …

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DG RAB Patrick KARANGWA Presided over the handover ceremony between Outgoing Coordinator Alexis NDAGIJIMANA and the New SPIU /IFAD Coordinator Stephen RWAMULANGWA.

Wednesday 02th Sept 2020 at MINAGRI Conference hall Dr Patrick Karangwa, the Director General of Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB) presided over the handover ceremony of Alexis NDAGIJIMANA the SPIU/IFAD Rwanda Coordinator and Dr. Steffen the incoming Steffen RWAMULANGWA recently appointed by Cabinet meeting of August 14th 2020. In his closing remarks, Dr Patrique KARANGWA …

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The 62 young agri-entrepreneurs selected’ under UNDP fund in Rwanda

The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) today released a list of 62 young agri-entrepreneurs with various agricultural and livestock projects in Rwanda who have been selected to be funded on Enhancing Climate resilient and Integrated Agriculture in Disaster Prone Area of Rwanda This comes after a number of young people in Rwanda in …

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