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Rwanda | Ruhango: farmers cry over low cassava price, demand some consideration

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Rwanda | Ruhango: farmers cry over low cassava price, demand some consideration

Cassava growers in Ruhango District have called for some consideration on their hard work and crop production after prices of cassava went down to only Rwf40 per Kilogram, saying if the price doesn’t change they might sell illegally where they may get at least Rwf100 per Kilogram. Four months have passed when the factory started […]

Rwanda :  Kinazi factory blamed over offering low prices

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Rwanda : Kinazi factory blamed over offering low prices

Cassava growers in Ruhango district are complaining of the low prices that Kinazi factory buys their produce at. Kinazi cassava factory that does not buy the whole cassava produce is located in Kinazi sector in Ruhango district. Traders from Kigali and other places buy cassava at Rwf150 a kilo of dry cassava when the factory […]

Rwanda : Mushrooms should be encouraged in Rwanda, farmers told

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Rwanda : Mushrooms should be encouraged in Rwanda, farmers told

Mushrooms are grown on a small area and are very productive and they have a stable market and mushrooms can be an answer to end poverty in Rwandan societies if those with small lands can grow them. Etienne Nzamwita who is in charge of sensitizing people to grow mushrooms in Good Mushroom in Gacurabwenge sector […]

Rwanda : Pyrethrum gains more value in Rwanda

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Rwanda : Pyrethrum gains more value in Rwanda

One among many crops doing well in Rwanda is Pyrethrum which is grown in Musanze, Burera and Nyabihu Districts as a cash crop. According to Deo Agaba, Laboratory Analyst in HORIZON SOPYRWA, pyrethrum rose from Rwf1300 to Rwf1350 per kilogram. Apart from increasing its value, pyrethrum growing has been improved whereby stems were replaced by […]

Rwanda |  Kamonyi: beans produce in season 2012B big disappointment

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Rwanda | Kamonyi: beans produce in season 2012B big disappointment

The season 2012B of cultivation was affected by climate changes to the extent that the farmers were disappointed with the actual produce compared to the expected produce and traders are worried of the high price now reached at Rwf400 per Kilogram. Laurien Mujyanama the chairperson of “Turwane ku buzima” cooperative that is made up of […]

Rwanda | farmers sensitized to grow more groundnuts

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Rwanda | farmers sensitized to grow more groundnuts

Groundnut plants Groundnuts are among the crops that are much loved by many yet it is grown by a few in Rwanda. Pierre Semakoro, groundnut grower in Nyankenke sector in Gicumbi district says it is good to sensitize Rwandese to start growing groundnuts which is expensive at market. “In 2008 a kilo of beans was […]

Rwanda | Gatsibo: A Local Cooperative to begin  pineapple factory

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Rwanda | Gatsibo: A Local Cooperative to begin pineapple factory

After winning the “Hanga Umurimo” (Create Job), Members of cooperative Intambwe have decided to put up a pineapple factory capable of processing 1000 tonnes of pineapples. Pastor Juvenal Rutayisire a member of Intambwe Cooperative says that before the end of the fiscal year 2012, they intend to have established the pineapple plants are fully equipped […]

Rwanda | Kayonza: Soy growers gain government recognition

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Rwanda | Kayonza: Soy growers gain government recognition

François Kanimba, Minister of trade and industry, has asked Mount Meru Soyco Ltd officials, to think about the benefits of soya growers instead of their own benefit. This was said during his visit to one of the districts that make Eastern Province with an aim of monitoring development activities. “There is a plan to sensitize […]

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Rwanda | Ngoma: farmers decide to sell maize produce to private sectors

  Private buyers give 140Rwf for a kilogram of maize when the entrepreneur who buy maize in Ngoma district give 135Rwf per Kilogram. This problem where people are unhappy with the price set by entrepreneur was mostly seen in Sake sector when they admitted top it during the mayor’s visit to their sector. Niyotwagira Francois […]

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Rwanda | Ngoma: Hari abahinzi batwika umusaruro w’ibigori batinya kwishyura amafaranga y’ifumbire bagurijwe

Umuyobozi  w’akarere ka Ngoma  Niyotwagira Francois arabeshyuza  amakuru atangwa  n’abaturage bagurisha umusaruro wabo  abamamyi bavuga ko igiciro cyashyizweho na rwiyemezamirimo wemewe  kiri hasi. Ubusanzwe  abamamyi batanga  140 Rwf kuri 1Kg  y’ibigori mugihe rwiyemeza mirimo  ufite isoko ryo kugura umusaruro mu karere ka Ngoma  bavuga ko abaha 135Rwf kuri 1Kg . Iki kibazo cyo kwinubira igiciro […]

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