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14 July

During the 2024 A and B seasons, more than 850,000 farmers in 27 districts of Rwanda have recorded increased yields and generated Rwf138 billion of impact thanks to access to agro-inputs and other services delivered by One Acre Fund Rwanda.

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30 April

The Mastercard Foundation Agribusiness Challenge Fund (Grants from USD 500,000 – 2,500,000)   Application Window Deadlines: 7 June 2024 | 30 August 2024 | 22 November 2024 OVERVIEW The Agribusiness Challenge Fund is a rolling call for proposals open from 18 March 2024 to 22 November 2024, with three application harvest periods in between. The challenge will be open […]

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24 March

Rwanda Closer to Reaching USD1 billion Agricultural Export Target By Emmanuel Ntirenganya Workers sort fresh green beans for export in a packhouse at Kigali Special Economic Zone in Masoro Rwanda is confident it will achieve the target to generate $1 billion (approx. Rwf1.2 trillion) from agricultural exports in the 2023/2024, considering the performance of the […]

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30 December

ADC: UNLOCKING THE WEALTH OF AFRICA’S AGRICULTURE, PARTNERSHIP FOR COMMERCIAL PROJECTS ON OFFER The Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) is a Cape Town-based firm specializing in agribusiness project identification, development, facilitation and management across the African continent. Hennie van der Merwe, the CEO, has the following to say about the company and its ventures: We firmly […]

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29 October

Will New Solar Powered Irrigation Scheme End Farmers’ Woes? by Michel Nkurunziza     On a semi-arid 10 hectares in Kiramuruzi Sector in Gatsibo District, women and men are harvesting healthy onions and cabbages. For them, it is the first time they harvest such yields during Agricultural season C that usually face drought. The vegetable […]

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28 October

Modern Technologies Will Transform Agriculture, Kagame Says By Julius Bizimungu     President Paul Kagame has emphasized the need to invest in modern technologies as one of key metrics to drive Africa’s agricultural sector and agribusiness activities. He was speaking during a Presidential Panel at the just-concluded African Green Revolution Forum 2020, hosted by Rwanda. […]

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28 October

AGRF 2020 Concludes With Call For Greater Focus On Urban Food Markets by EABW Editor   The 10th edition of the annual African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Kigali Rwanda, saw heads of state, government ministers, civil society, and business leaders resolve to use the flourishing urban food markets as a launchpad for growing the […]

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22 September

Sustainable Farming and Economic Development in Rwanda: SC Johnson Supports Pyrethrum Flower Farming by SC Johnson   As part of our commitment to make life better for families, for more than a decade we have been looking for opportunities to invest in economic development at the base of the world’s economic pyramid, known as the […]

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13 May

Rwanda on course to become self-sufficient in seed supply BY AGRA Harvest Rwanda is going strong with no disruption in the supply of seeds to farmers according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources. After a decade of various attempts, the country is now on course to achieve its target of being self-sufficient in […]

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