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Rwanda lauded for Agricultural transformation

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Rwanda lauded for Agricultural transformation

Rwanda received recognition from the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) for its consistency policies and providing an enabling environment for the development agriculture in Rwanda. Nwanze is in the country on a four-day official visit and is set to meet top government officials, including President Paul Kagame, Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi. This was disclosed […]

Farmers commend Di grow fertilizers for increasing productivity

Farmers commend Di grow fertilizers for increasing productivity

Farmers in Rugarama sector of Burera district have commended DI Grow, a liquid fertilizer product of Dynapharm for enabling them achieve social economic development through increased yields. This was revealed on October 22, during the event to sensitise farmers on the importance of using DI Grow fertilizer. Julius Nizeyimana, a farmer in Rugarama sector of […]

Bugesera: Vegetable farmers decry shortage of markets

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Bugesera: Vegetable farmers decry shortage of markets

Vegetable farmers in Bugesera District, Eastern Province, have appealed to National Agriculture Export Board (NAEB) to help them access reliable markets for their produce. “I have no options, it is better to be given little money instead of seeing my produce going to waste,” says Pierre Bahukize, an onion grower. This comes after farmers realized […]

Karongi: Banana farmers urged to adopt new technologies

Karongi: Banana farmers urged to adopt new technologies

Banana farmers in Karongi district were asked to improve the quality of their banana plants by adapting to best farming practices and use of advanced technology to increase productivity. This comes after the heaviest banana bunch weighing close to 250kgs was harvested in Karongi district. Thomas Niyihaba,the executive secretary of Murambi sector advised residents to […]

Ngoma: Farmers celebrate land consolidation

Ngoma: Farmers celebrate land consolidation

Farmers in Ngoma district have commended land consolidation program saying it has greatly improved on the production compared to before when they practiced traditional agriculture. After consolidating land, yields increased and farmers have achieved social and economic development as some of the members confess. “We decided to consolidate over 5000 hectares, applied fertilizers and then […]

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 […]

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