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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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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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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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Cerebrating International Youth Day, by supporting young’s role in global Action.

International Youth Day was designated by the United Nations (UN) in the year 1999, in an attempt to raise awareness regarding the cultural and legal issue concerning youth. The first IYD was observed on 12 August 2000 and has been observed annually ever since. In 1999, the General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made the ‘World …

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Rwandans celebrated 2020 National Harvest Day known as UMUGANURA

Every year Rwandans all over the world and friends of Rwanda celebrates national harvest day knows as Umuganura, Rwanda Traditional ceremony in which the community come together to celebrate fruits of their hard work. UMUGANURA 2020 themed as “The source and Foundation of Unity and Self-reliance” In Rwanda Traditions, Umuganura “Harvest Day” was one of …

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RYAF has initiated partnership with Districts of a USAID founded project CNFA /Hingaweze interventions for supporting youth in Agribusiness

Rwandan youths, whether educated or uneducated, you will find that they have good projects but 70% of the majority are only in ideas, turning their ideas into practical ways is big challenge for many. They often need different skills than they did in school, or any other help that would allow them to come up with …

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She’s only 28,but already a successful French beans farmer.

From her training and professional internship in irrigation and production of horticulture crops in Rwanda and Israel, Rosalie Mukeshimana, a young university graduate acquired skills in growing French beans. When the 28-years-old graduated from University of Rwanda in 2014, she undertook an internship programme in irrigation and crop production of horticulture in Kirehe District of Eastern Province …

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Meet Umulisa, Rwandan Young Agripreneur running productive Chilli farming for export

Allen Umulisa, 23 is a young practitioner in Agribusiness since July 2019. She runs Chilli farming activities and most of her produce is taken to export. Umulisa’s dreams oriented her to become an ambitious farmer since she was a child. “I’m the youngest successful farmer in Rwanda; proclaims ambitious ‘farmer by birth’ “Farming is in …

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