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Agribusiness

Continental Nutrition Advocates Propose COVID-9 Nutrition Recovery

Continental Nutrition Advocates Propose COVID-9 Nutrition Recovery

The African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) have unveiled a position paper calling upon African Heads of State and Governments to ensure that financing for nutrition is included in their country…

In Review: Kagame, African Leaders, Challenge Youth to Lead African Agriculture Transformation

In Review: Kagame, African Leaders, Challenge Youth to Lead African Agriculture Transformation

Sustainable Agricultural transformation for the African continent cannot be achieved without the involvement of the youth who must be put at the centre of efforts to modernize the sector to…

Rwanda Moves to Intensify Fortified foods manufacturing

Rwanda Moves to Intensify Fortified foods manufacturing

Rwanda has embarked on a new strategy to promote massive production and consumption of fortified foods as a way of decreasing stunting figures in the country. This follows the fortified…

Bank of Kigali Moves To Digitize Agriculture Sector Through ‘Smart Support’ Program

Bank of Kigali Moves To Digitize Agriculture Sector Through ‘Smart Support’ Program

Sixty-two trainers have finished a two-day training to be digital ambassadors in the agriculture sector by training farmers on how to pay for agriculture inputs digitally, in a…

Meet the Investors Who Are Reaping Big in Horticulture

Meet the Investors Who Are Reaping Big in Horticulture

Hildebrand Ikirumugabo 30, is a tree tomato farmer in Cyabararika cell, Muhoza sector Musanze district who has been in the business for seven years now.  He graduated in agro-veterinary…

Professional Farmers Invent A Formula to Bring the Youth On Board

Professional Farmers Invent A Formula to Bring the Youth On Board

On March 13th, the minister of agriculture informed parliament that despite the 14% growth of the sector, the agriculture sector is not moving at a fast speed as expected because…

Horticulture Sub Sector Recovering But Covid-19 Negative Impact Still Felt

Horticulture Sub Sector Recovering But Covid-19 Negative Impact Still Felt

Rwandan fruit farmers are anticipating a buffer produce this season but have expressed concerns of lack of markets for their products as a result of impact of coronavirus on the…

Coffee Farmers Focus on Sustainability after NAEB-PRICE Project

Coffee Farmers Focus on Sustainability after NAEB-PRICE Project

Rwanda Coffee farmer’s federation has secured Rwf60 million in funding to purchase internationally accepted coffee packaging bags that will enable them to leverage coffee export on global markets. The…

Kagame Orders Agriculture Minister to Compensate a Young Chili Farmer

Kagame Orders Agriculture Minister to Compensate a Young Chili Farmer

Eugene Mukeshimana is a Chili pepper farmer in Bugesera district in Eastern Province. He attended Youth Konnekt – a youth forum that was also given the opportunity to follow and…

Rwanda Agriculture Board Returns Home to Southern Province

Rwanda Agriculture Board Returns Home to Southern Province

Headquarters of Rwanda Agriculture Board(RAB) have returned to their old home located in Huye district, southern Province to comply with the cabinet resolution. A communique signed by Doctor Patrick…

New Survey Exposes Loopholes in Farmers’ Access to Inputs

New Survey Exposes Loopholes in Farmers’ Access to Inputs

Rwanda Development Organisation (RDO) has published findings that show farmers are still lacking access to critical agricultural inputs. The findings released on Friday last week revealed that lack of access…