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Celebrating World Milk Day for the benefits of dairy milk and farmers

World Milk Day was first designated by the FAO in 2001.June 1 was a date because many countries were already celebrating a milk day during that time of year. The Day provides an opportunity to focus attention on milk and raise awareness of dairy’s part in healthy diets. Responsible food production and supporting livelihoods and …

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“Agriculture is becoming more attractive” the Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) said.

On May 29, 2019, all trust consults together with Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF) under collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) organized Yes Conference, the 4th Edition 2019; on engaging youth in entrepreneurship in agriculture. The event took place at Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village commonly known as Camp Kigali. Officially, …

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Rwanda gets global recognition for strengthening youth involvement in Agriculture

Kigali May 28, 2019: The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) was awarded this year’s Edouard Saouma Award, a global prize instituted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), for outstanding efforts in involving youth in Rwanda’s agriculture transformation. MINAGRI has been selected as joint winner, with the Ministry of National Food Security and …

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Agriculture stakeholders to discuss on the irrigation and agribusiness finance in Rwanda

Following the workshop held in Kigali on Thursday May 23, 2019, on irrigation and agribusiness financing in Rwanda, agriculture stakeholders raised awareness on the need of access to finance and identified possible avenues for channeling financial services to support the growth of Small Scale Irrigation Technology (SSIT) sector. Speaking at the event, the Permanent Secretary …

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Envisioning agriculture as a business for youth in Africa

Agriculture can be an essential driver of economic development and an area of great opportunity for Africa’s youth. However, most young people in the country do not see agriculture as a profitable opportunity. Agriculture is the single – largest source of income for rural Africans and contributes to a quarter of the continent’s gross domestic product. …

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Dr Jean Claude NKURIKIYINKA recommended Youth to plant neem plantations

In line with planting 100 million fruit plantation across the country RYAF staff visited Dr Jean Claude NKURIKIYINKA a neem farmer from Bugesera District in Eastern Province of Rwanda for seeking how crucial this plantation is, on the international market and youth should engage as our economy need to increase its export capacity. What led …

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Young agripreneurs believe in the future of agriculture that is not of words but deeds

Anitah Kansiime Birasa is a 25-year-old Rwanda woman, member of Rwanda youth in agribusiness forum (RYAF) and CEO of Tani Enterprises which produces Tani fresh yoghurt in Nyagatare District in Eastern Province of Rwanda. She has experienced a rapid transformation in her life by producing good quality yoghurt. Ms Kansiime was born in Nyagatare District, developed an …

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