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Farmers in Gisagara district compensated over losses faced from natural disasters.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) together with Radiant insurance company has compensated farmers in Gisagara district for losses they faced from floods. In a colorful ceremony held yesterday 16/01/2020 in Musha sector, Gisagara District, Southern Province, three cooperatives; Cyili, Ngiryi and Nyiramageni members received a total amount of Rwf 13,538,112 as compensation after …

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RYAF to support youth in access to finance through the RYAF Fund

Lack of access to finance is one of the challenges faced by many youths starting their own businesses in Rwanda. However, through RYAF fund, many youths are likely to benefit from access to loans more easily than it was before. This will be made possible through new partnerships that will be made with different partners …

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RYAF celebrates a chain of achievements from the year 2019

Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF) commenced operation in 2016 with major objectives including the change of youth mindset and to open their eyes to opportunities in agribusiness for job creation and economic development. Since its creation, RYAF has been serving the youth in Rwanda through empowerment and advocacy to embrace opportunities in agribusiness. As …

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Meet three youth in the Eastern province reaping from watermelon farming

The difficulty of finding a job in Rwanda has seen many young people pursuing opportunities in agribusiness instead of spending many years looking for employment. Three Rwandan youngsters; Gloria Mutuzo, Abdul Muvunyi and Parfait Kalisa are one of the youths who did not wait for a white color job and ventured into agriculture. Unlike their …

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Engaging stakeholders in the sector for strengthening Rwanda customized Agriculture Extension Services (CAES)

The current Agriculture Strategic Plan (PSTA4) highlights the role of extension services delivery system to achieve a market –led agriculture transformation for economic growth. This require strengthening of dialogue with relevant public and private entities to corporate with them in achieving the policy’s objectives. Kigali on 18th December 2019, the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal …

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AfCFTA: AU-IBAR convenes continental forum on intra-African livestock trade

The African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources` (AU-IBAR) has hosted a 3-day continental forum themed: “Accelerating intra-African trade and boosting Africa’s trading position in the global animal commodity market,” aimed at promoting dialogue on intra-African livestock trade amongst AU member states, for the successful operationalization of the Africa Continental Free Agreement (AfCTFA). According to …

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Another year to create more opportunities for the youth excel in Agribusiness.

Kigali, on 16th December, 2019 Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum signed an MoU with CNFA/Hinga-Weze USAID funded project to create more opportunities for the youth excel in Agribusiness in Rwanda. This colorful event that took place yesterday on 16th December 2019 at Hinga-weze Headquarters. In his speech, the Chairman of RYAF Jean Baptiste Hategekimana started …

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