News from Rwanda

26-06-2014 15:00 PM
Rwanda: Musanze Prioritises Infrastructure, Agriculture in Rwf12.3 Billion Budget
The Musanze District Advisory Council has passed a Rwf12.3bn budget for the financial year 2014/15 with priority given to infrastructure and agricultu...
02-01-2014 15:02 PM
Experts Call for Mechanisation to Spur Agriculture Production
Rwanda should embrace agriculture mechanisation and other innovative technologies to ensure sustainable food production, agro-economists have advised....
25-06-2012 11:05 AM
Rain-dependent agriculture a waste of time and money
Only about two months ago, heavy rains pounded the East African region with intensity and in some places even caused flooding. Here in Rwanda, floo...
21-06-2012 11:14 AM
Rwanda: Country, Israel to Bolster Agriculture Cooperation
Rwanda and Israel are set to enter into a joint partnership to strengthen cooperation in agriculture and rural development, according to officials fro...
15-03-2012 07:47 AM
Cattle keepers lose to disease
Cattle keepers in Kigali have lost stock worth Rwf 167 million to Brucellosis, a cattle disease caused by the brucella abortus bacteria which leads to...
21-12-2011 07:33 AM
Rwanda calls for investment in beef cattle
Rwanda is calling for the private sector to take advantage of the rapidly increasing demand for beef and invest in massive beef cattle...
04-01-2011 10:24 AM
Modern Farming Has Increased Milk Production
The wide spread availability of hybrid cows has drastically increased milk production in the districts of Nyagatare, Gatsibo and Kayonza.
12-12-2010 13:16 PM
Rwanda records surplus harvest, 8.2 pc growth
Rwanda has recorded a surplus in food production due to heavy government investment in fertilisers, improved seeds and extension services.