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A cattle farming has already become a good way for him to thrive

Africa needs more young entrepreneurs helping to address the continent’s food security challenges, and one such entrepreneur is Innocent RANGIRA .MIHIGO 25, the founder of Mihigo Mixed farming in Rwanda Rwamagana District Muhazi sector, Ntebe cell and Amagaju Village. He is taking his love in livestock sector & building a cattle farming, business that he …

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Rwanda receives Rfw12 billion to support COVID-19 agriculture.

The European commission has awarded the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), one million Euros about 12 billion Frw to support the Government of Rwanda in rehabilitating agriculture devastated by the COVID19. It is money that will help the Government of Rwanda in implementing agricultural strategies, especially the role of this sector in the development …

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Nyamasheke: 5Frw million chickens expected to fight malnutrition.

In Nyamasheke district, chickens worth 5.6 million Frw have been donated, which is expected to eradicate malnutrition among some children in different sectors of the district. They are chickens donated by Compassion International in partnership with the Free Methodist Church in Kibogora. The project’s representative, Robert Ndayishimiye, said they donated chickens to curb malnutrition in …

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Young Entrepreneurs Receive Business Planning, development, and Access to Finance Skills

From 9th to 10th December 2020 at Lake Kivu Selena Hotel Rubavu district, RYAF in partnership with USAID Nhguriza Nshore carried out a-2 days training of 80 youths with business start-ups and others with business ideas to equip them with on financial for increasing the youth capacity to grow their businesses & access finance.  The …

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Young agripreneurs are advised to know the right choices for their needs.

Agriculture is a central driver in Rwanda’s transformation from a low‐income to a knowledge‐based middle‐income economy. The sector remains the backbone for sustained economic growth and to uplift citizen livelihoods. Youth play a major role in achieving this. In recent years, Rwanda has seen more youths, including graduates, pick interest in the agriculture sector, Where …

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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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