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IFAD president expected in Kigali today  

IFAD president expected in Kigali today  

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. Nwanze, will be in Rwanda on 22 October to meet President Paul Kagame and other high-level government officials. During his trip, Nwanze will discuss how to further strengthen collaboration between the Government of Rwanda and IFAD so that it continues to pave the […]

Nyanza:How Ndikumana became a millionaire farmer

Nyanza:How Ndikumana became a millionaire farmer

Richard Nkundimana was tired of being jobless with no income. The trials of lacking an income are what drove him to venture into commercial farming. Nkundimana is a resident of Kavumu cell of Busasamana sector in Nyanza. Richard Nkundimana has now realized his dreams and is considered the exemplary banana plantation grower He says that […]

Rulindo: Making farming trendy and reaping big

Rulindo: Making farming trendy and reaping big

  There are few ventures where you can invest just a few francs and earn profit 10 times your investment in just four months other than modern agriculture. Jean Claude Ruzibiza, a resident of Bushoki sector in Rulindo district urges all farmers to embrace modern technology in agriculture for fast development. His passion for agriculture […]

Musanze: Construction d’une usine de transformation des pommes de terre en farine, chips,…

Musanze: Construction d’une usine de transformation des pommes de terre en farine, chips,…

Dans le District de Musanze au Nord du Rwanda, la construction de l’usine qui va transformer les pommes de terre en frittes, farine et amidon etc. est en cours. C’est une solution pour les agriculteurs. « Cette usine sera prête l’année prochaine », a fait savoir Tony Nsanganira, Secrétaire d’Etat au sein du Ministère de l’Agricuture (MINAGRI), […]

Bugesera: Watermelon reducing poverty in Mayange

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Bugesera: Watermelon reducing poverty in Mayange

Residents in Mayange sector of Bugesera district report that watermelon fruit growing has improving their livelihoods. Watermelon has increased yields leading to fast social economic development through its high prices. Abusalumu Mutarambirwa, a resident shared the achievement ever since Millennium Villages Project, a project that fights and eradicates extreme poverty that provided watermelon seeds in […]

Nyagatare: Rice farming taking farmers to greater heights

Nyagatare: Rice farming taking farmers to greater heights

Rice growers in Umuvumba 8 marshland reveal that rice farming is benefiting farmers and the surrounding communities compared to other types of farming practiced in the area before. This was said on 9th October 2014 when Tonny Nsanganira, Permanent Secretary in in the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRY) visited Umuvumba 8 marshland rice farming activities in […]

Nyagatare: Residents tipped on the benefits of iron rich beans

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Nyagatare: Residents tipped on the benefits of iron rich beans

A campaign to sensitise the public about the health benefits of consuming iron-rich beans was on Thursday launched in Nyagatre district. “If grown using modern agriculture practices, the beans can help improve farmers’ yields, thus ensuring food security. Farmers will also have surplus to sell and that will help improve their livelihoods,” Doctor Justin Zimurinda, […]

Rusizi: residents happy over restored water reservoir, expect boost in rice yields

Rusizi: residents happy over restored water reservoir, expect boost in rice yields

Water shortage used to force rice farmers in Bugarama valley, Muganza sector of Rusizi district to journey far from home to seek jobs. But a recently built Katabuvuga water reservoir with a concrete wall to regulate the flow of rain water is now helping to store enough water to increase yields. The wide concrete wall […]

Kamonyi: Modern banana farming bring in more yields for farmers

Kamonyi: Modern banana farming bring in more yields for farmers

Modern agricultural technology has led to incredible increases in both quality and quantity of the harvest. With a view to the enormous benefits brought by modern technology. Farmers in “Abunzubumwe”, association for banana growers say that modern methods of banana farming has led to incredible increases in both quality and quantity of the harvest. In […]

Ruhango: RAB to put more efforts in fighting cassava disease

Ruhango: RAB to put more efforts in fighting cassava disease

Sector agronomists and local authorities attended the meeting organised by Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB)  Cassava disease is a threat to food security in Ruhango district and Rwanda Agricultural Board will continue to invest necessary efforts to fight them in order to limit the damages they might cause in the lives of farmers, Consilie Nyirahorana, RAB […]

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