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Flower garden pests to never ignore

Flower garden pests to never ignore

No one likes to find their flower gardening efforts thwarted by hungry insects intent on making a meal of our prize specimens. However, some insect pests do more than just snack on our plants; they can introduce fungi and other diseases than can sound the death knell for our favorite flowers. Below are insect pests […]

Rwandan-EU partnership boosts Agriculture sector

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Rwandan-EU partnership boosts Agriculture sector

Rwanda’s bold steps towards  agriculture transformation has a positive nod  from European Union as it extended Rwf 173 million(euro 200 million)to support towards the country’s agriculture transformation. The grant is expected to support transformation in the areas of nutrition improvement in rural communities, increase number of food secure households and make farmers more efficient in […]

Mukeshimana wants local farmers to use small Scale Irrigation

Mukeshimana wants local farmers to use small Scale Irrigation

The government of Rwanda is mounting efforts to ensure that farmers take up the use of small scale irrigation technologies, one of the strategies to boost agriculture commercialisation. It is hoped that the efforts will help farmers change the attitude and opt for the use of the practice that has already been subsidized by government […]

Scientists to Add Nutrients in Rwandan Sweet Potatoes

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Scientists to Add Nutrients in Rwandan Sweet Potatoes

Rwanda has partnered with the International Potato center that will help in research aimed at improving nutrients in local sweet potato variety. Sweet potatoes are widely grown and consumed across Rwanda. However, scientists from the international potato center advise nutrients such as vitamin A, iron and zinc should be added to these potatoes. Adiel Mbabu-regional […]

Rwanda’s Minister Apologizes For Poorly Organised Agriculture Event

Rwanda’s Minister Apologizes For Poorly Organised Agriculture Event

Rwanda’s Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources Dr. Geraldine Mukeshimana has apologised for poorly managing a major continental event hosted in Kigali. On Monday, about 1000 agriculture experts from across Africa arrived in Kigali for the 7th Africa Agriculture  Science Week and general assembly for Forum for Agriculture research in Africa under the theme “Apply […]

Residents to use media in promoting agriculture

Residents to use media in promoting agriculture

Agronomists in Nyamasheke and Rusizi district revealed that the new move to advertise using the radio will make residents embrace agriculture. Different administrative levels are satisfied with the idea of advertising a hybrid maize seed This was revealed on June 14, by Tubura project during the meeting with agronomists in sectors and Nyamasheke district. The […]

AfDB urges governments to invest in agriculture research

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AfDB urges governments to invest in agriculture research

    Africa is likely to post a positive economic outlook if governments increase investments in agriculture research to increase the sector’s productivity, the African Development Bank-AfDB has advised. The continent which recorded a low growth rate last year due to fall in commodity and fuel prices has not invested more in  boosting the largest […]

Korean Introduces Cage System for Poultry in Rwanda

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Korean Introduces Cage System for Poultry in Rwanda

A Korean businessman has introduced the mobile poultry cage system likely to transform poultry farming in Rwanda. The cage system enables poultry farmers to rare many chicken on small land and systematically cutting down on related diseases mostly facilitated by contact with ground. San Ju Parkin November 2015 registered Gorilla Feed Company in Rwanda. His […]

Rwanda’s farmer to farmer model to boost Africa’s agriculture

Rwanda’s farmer to farmer model to boost Africa’s agriculture

Rwanda believes that its home grown approach of farmer to farmer extension services known as Twigire Muhinzi would be a best model to bolster the continent’s agriculture productivity. Experts are calling for increased productivity in the Africa’s sector that employs over 65 percent of its people and expected to feed the projected high growing population. […]

Agribusiness Can Transform Africa’s Farming

Agribusiness Can Transform Africa’s Farming

Agriculture experts suggest that Africa needs to urgently invest in value chain to stimulate its rural farmers to engage in agribusiness. Researchers in Agribusiness gathered at the ongoing Africa Agriculture Science Week at Camp Kigali said farmers need to be financed and trained on enticing agriculture investment. “Access to finance remain limited. But we can […]

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