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Rwanda : Cassava and sweet potatoes flour, Rwanda’s favorite source for cakes and biscuits

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Rwanda : Cassava and sweet potatoes flour, Rwanda’s favorite source for cakes and biscuits

The flour of cassava and sweet potatoes can be used in making cakes and other foods made from wheat flour like biscuits and cookies, this research was done by Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) Rubona Branch as Christine Mukantwari one of the researchers in this center explained. In 2003, people harvested many sweet potatoes and failed […]

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Rwanda : Over 600 Fishermen finish adult literacy course in Bugesera

A total of 629 people on Tuesday successfully completed an adult literacy course in the Eastern district of Bugesera in Gashora Sector. This programme was emphasized in Bugesera district because research showed that it has the biggest number of illiterate citizens, but it was also found out that it is the most enthusiastic about teaching […]

Rwanda | Gakenke: Between 30 -40 per cent of crop production wastes in processing

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Rwanda | Gakenke: Between 30 -40 per cent of crop production wastes in processing

Research shows that between 30- 40 per cent of the produce is lost in processing procedures;like harvesting and drying. Patrick Karangwa, a worker in Wakala East African Consulting services confirmed that the research is true.. This was said during a 3 days training about caring for the beans crop production and its storage in Gakenke […]

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Rwanda | Rusizi: ISAE, RAB conduct research to ensure crop protection

A group of students, teachers and researchers in The Higher Institute of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (ISAE) and workers of Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) in Nkombo sector in Rusizi district made a research on a caterpillar that destroys people’s crops. This research came following another research that was done there though the local people say […]

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Rwanda | rusizi : ku nkombo, ibyonnyi by’imyaka byahagurukiwe

Itsinda ry’abanyeshuri, abarimu n’abashakashatsi mu ishuri rikuru ry’ubuhinzi n’ubworozi/ISAE, hamwe n’abakozi bo mu kigo gishinzwe guteza imbere ubuhinzi mu Rwanda/RAB bari mu Murenge wa Nkombo ho mu Karere ka Rusizi mu bushakashatsi ku cyonnyi cy’igishorobwa cyangiza imyaka y’abaturage. Ubu bushakashatsi buje bukurikira ubundi bwigeze kuhakorerwa nyamara abaturage bakaba bavuga ko ntacyo bwabamariye ariyo mpamvu basabye […]

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Rwanda : Research experts advise Rwanda on food security

Dr. Aime Lala Razafinjara of Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) has recommended Rwanda can address issues of food security by focusing on supporting small scale farmers and promotion of improved food varieties. Razafinjara said that this will increase the production needed to address issues of high demand for food […]

Rwanda : IRST- Rwandas agricultural research archive

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Rwanda : IRST- Rwandas agricultural research archive

The Institute of scientific and Technological Research (IRST) is the place where brains are ever at work, researching about scientific and technological activities in and outside the Rwanda in order to improve the agricultural sector and knowledge based agricultural activities.   Through this article, umuhinzi.com wishes to take you through a particular department of IRST […]