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Rwanda | 13 March 2017
Rwanda: Rwf38 billion World Bank loan to support agriculture

Agri-productivity could improve thanks to a new World Bank Group's credit line. The Government of Rwanda and World Bank Group yesterday signed a $46 million (approx. Rwf38 billion) loan to support ...

Rwanda | 25 January 2017
Rwandan youths urged to embrace modern Agriculture

Rwandan Youth has been urged to embrace modern farming methods to improve production and expand their enterprises. Entrepreneurs under the Rwanda Youth Agribusiness Forum were challenged to adopt t...

Rwanda | 9 January 2017
Rwanda's dairy industry to get boost from Jersey

A new programme aimed at helping the dairy industry in Rwanda has been set up by Jersey Overseas Aid (JOA). The two-year project will see thousands of straws of Jersey bull semen transferred to Rwa...

Rwanda | 26 June 2014
Rwanda: Musanze Prioritises Infrastructure, Agriculture in Rwf12.3 Billion Budget

The Musanze District Advisory Council has passed a Rwf12.3bn budget for the financial year 2014/15 with priority given to infrastructure and agriculture. The Council chairperson, Raphael Rurangwa, ...

Rwanda | 2 January 2014
Experts Call for Mechanisation to Spur Agriculture Production

Rwanda should embrace agriculture mechanisation and other innovative technologies to ensure sustainable food production, agro-economists have advised. They say encouraging farmers to adopt irrigati...

Rwanda | 25 June 2012
Rain-dependent agriculture a waste of time and money

Only about two months ago, heavy rains pounded the East African region with intensity and in some places even caused flooding. Here in Rwanda, floods swept away homes, crops and temporarily displac...

Rwanda | 21 June 2012
Rwanda: Country, Israel to Bolster Agriculture Cooperation

Rwanda and Israel are set to enter into a joint partnership to strengthen cooperation in agriculture and rural development, according to officials from both countries. Orit Noked, Israel's Minister...

Rwanda | 15 March 2012
Cattle keepers lose to disease

Cattle keepers in Kigali have lost stock worth Rwf 167 million to Brucellosis, a cattle disease caused by the brucella abortus bacteria which leads to miscarriages in the animals.

Rwanda | 21 December 2011
Rwanda calls for investment in beef cattle

Rwanda is calling for the private sector to take advantage of the rapidly increasing demand for beef and invest in massive beef cattle...

Rwanda | 4 January 2011
Modern Farming Has Increased Milk Production

The wide spread availability of hybrid cows has drastically increased milk production in the districts of Nyagatare, Gatsibo and Kayonza.

Rwanda | 12 December 2010
Rwanda records surplus harvest, 8.2 pc growth

Rwanda has recorded a surplus in food production due to heavy government investment in fertilisers, improved seeds and extension services.