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NAEB set for coffee census

NAEB set for coffee census

Over the past months global coffee prices have tumbled, competitiveness across global markets has increased and many farmers were worried about being had voiced concerns about being left behind. The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) has previously spoken in a bid to quell those fears and now they’ve begun to act by beginning a […]

Rwanda Coffee Aggressively Penetrates European Market

Rwanda Coffee Aggressively Penetrates European Market

Rwanda has intensified marketing efforts aimed at helping the country’s coffee penetrate the European market. Since May 15, Rwanda featured among over 100 coffee producers promoting specialties at the Amsterdam Coffee festival, Netherlands. The festival that attracted more than 5000 visitors from across the world was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda […]

Murundi rice farmers in bumper harvests

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Murundi rice farmers in bumper harvests

Drocelle Kakuze, a member of Duterimbere Murundi Cooperative who was poor before he was considered one of the richest men in his area reveals: “I was a peasant at first but this cooperative has enabled me achieve a lot. “The social welfare of members improved with the increase of rice production, those who were homeless […]

Murundi: Umusaruro w’umuceri wateje imbere abagore

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Murundi: Umusaruro w’umuceri wateje imbere abagore

Abaturage bibumbiye muri Koperative Duterimbere Murundi ihinga umuceri mu gishanga cya Gacaca cyo mu murenge wa Murundi mu karere ka Kayonza ngo bamaze kugera kuri byinshi babikesha umusaruro bakesha icyo gihingwa. Abo baturage batangiye guhinga umuceri muri icyo gishanga mu mpera z’umwaka ushize wa 2014, mbere bakaba barahingagamo ibihingwa bivangavanze ariko ntibabone umusaruro mwiza nk’uko […]

Government to evaluate Agricultural sector

Government to evaluate Agricultural sector

The government is looking implementing aggressive reforms to   address the vulnerability of the agriculture sector, the Minister Finance and economic planning Amb. Claver Gatete has revealed. The  Sector  that contributes  around  37 percent  to  GDP and employs  at least  70 percent  of the population   has been regarded vulnerable  compared to other sectors   in terms budget  […]

Murama: Barasabwa kwirinda gusesagura mu mayoga ahubwo bakongera amasaha yo gukora

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Murama: Barasabwa kwirinda gusesagura mu mayoga ahubwo bakongera amasaha yo gukora

Abahinzi ba koperative KOREMU ihinga ibigori mu murenge wa Murama ho mu karere ka Ngoma barasabwa kwirinda ubusinzi no gusesagura mu mayoga ahubwo bagahagurukira umurimo no kwizigamira mu mafaranga binjiza bakuye mu buhinzi. Ubuyobozi bw’umurenge bwabisabye abaturage nyuma y’uko hagaragaye bamwe mu bahinzi bamara kugurisha umusaruro wabo amafaranga babonye bakayashora mu mayoga bigatuma bugarizwa n’ubukene. […]

Contamination affecting quality of commodities

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Contamination affecting quality of commodities

Experts and stakeholders in  the agriculture sector  say that   mycotoxins  contamination  is affecting the   quality  of commodities thus efforts  to  curb them  is  likely to augment  the sector’s  production. The contamination that affects cereals such maize, wheat, peas and Cassava has been   seen as hazardous to both human and animal life as well lowering the […]

Europe Samples Rwandan Coffee at Amsterdam Festival

Europe Samples Rwandan Coffee at Amsterdam Festival

Europe is now able to sample Rwanda’s high quality coffee at the ongoing festival in Amsterdam in The Netherlands.  The event (May 15-17) has been organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda in The Hague in collaboration with This Side Up (importer of coffee) and Sweet Cup (coffee roaster and retailer). Ambassador Jean […]

Ngororero farmers angry at traders’ theft

Ngororero farmers angry at traders’ theft

Farmers in Ngororero district have vented their spleen on some purchasing clerks for allegedly exploiting them in the area through the manipulation of their weighing scales. According to the farmers, since most of them weighed their farm produce in their homes before sending them purchasing clerks, they were able to detect the disparities on respective […]

Ngororero : abahinzi bahisemo kugurisha umusaruro wabo bakoresheje ibyo bita Kujyumura

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Ngororero : abahinzi bahisemo kugurisha umusaruro wabo bakoresheje ibyo bita Kujyumura

Bamwe mu baturage bo mu karere ka Ngororero bavuga ko kutizera iminzani y ‘abacuruzi bituma bahitamo kugurisha umusaruro wabo badapimye ibiro. Bavuga ko iyo bagurishije ku biro ngo bibwa ngo kuko hari abacuruzi baba barangije iminzani yabo bagamije kwiba abaturage. Mukarutabana Epiphanie ni umuhinzikazi. Avuga ko atakwizera iminzani ndetse ngo abaturage benshi bahitamo kugurisha hakoreshejwe imifuka, […]