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China pledges support to Rwandan farmers

China pledges support to Rwandan farmers

China has pledged to support Rwandan farmers by introducing quick technological techniques that will increase productivity, in a bid to strengthen cooperation in agriculture between the two countries. The initiative will see introduction of varieties that have very high yielding potential coming from China to Rwanda and simple technology that Chinese people would transfer to [...]

East Africa World Vision Vice President in Rwanda

Regional Vice President for World Vision International – East Africa Dr. Charles Ebow Owubah appreciated the achievement and good partnership between Rwanda and the World Vision. He made the remarks while meeting Rwanda’s Prime Minister Dr. Pierre Damien Habumuremyi in Kigali on February 12, 2014. “I am pleased, whenever I call the Country Director, I [...]

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Rwanda celebrates partnership with Global Fund

Global Fund celebrates 10-year partnership with Rwanda, which has since seen funding of about $900 million to Rwanda’s Millennium Development Goal target (MDG’s).  The celebration saw the signing of another grant of $204 million to improve the efficiency of the fight against HIV in Rwanda on February 10, 2014. The financing is intended to achieve [...]

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Rwanda: China to light over 400 rural households

The Chinese embassy in Rwanda has donated the solar energy kit system valued at $642,304 (Rwf 430.9m) to the Government of Rwanda expected to light Rural households. The system that includes solar modules, cabinets, switchboards, batteries, light wires and Compact Fluorescent Lamps was donated on January 9, 2014. The Chinese ambassador to Rwanda Shen Yongxiang [...]

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Regional countries in Rwanda to discuss security

Regional security organs discussing strategies to combat security in the region Regional countries such as Uganda and Kenya are in Rwanda to discuss issues revolving around security across the region. Their discussions focused on security threats such as war and terrorism including strategies needed to combat the threats. Rwanda’s Minister of Defense, James Kabarebe, while [...]

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World Bank to boost agricultural sector in Rwanda

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has pledged to boost sustainable farming practices and irrigation infrastructure for hillside agriculture in Rwanda on December 19, 2013. The move will see an increase in maize production, beans and Irish potatoes while boosting the income of rural households in Rwanda. “Rwanda has the highest population density in [...]

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The Howard G. Buffet Foundation, Rwanda sign Frw 2.5b grant to support Strategic Capacity Building

The Howard G. Buffett Foundation and Rwanda signed a US$ 3.7 Million—approximately Frw 2.5 Billion grant to support Strategic Capacity Building Initiative (SCBI), the flagship development program for strengthening government institutions. Speaking after the signing event on December 18, 2013 Howard G. Buffet, chairman and CEO of the Howard G. Buffet Foundation acknowledged that Rwanda’s [...]

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World Bank Country Director reviews impact of projects in Rwanda

Diarietou Gaye Country Director for Rwanda, Eritrea, Kenya The World Bank Country Director for Rwanda Ms. Diarietou Gaye has visited to review the impact of the World Bank’s farmer funded projects such as Rural Sector Support Project (RSSP) and animal husbandry, Water harvesting and Hillside irrigation (LWH). Gaye visited Rugeramigozi rice growers’ cooperative and Karongi [...]

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Ivory Coast Delegation tour Rwanda

  A delegation of sixteen officials from the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion in Ivory Coast are in Rwanda on a study tour. The team is headed by the Director General Ouattara Yra Elise, in the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion.   They visited Rwanda National Police on November 22, 2013 to learn [...]

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Rwanda celebrates Customer Care week

Rwanda, for the first time joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Customer Service Week. Champions of service delivery countrywide were recognized during the launch of International Customer Service week in Rwanda. Themed “Think Service”, the event run from 7th until 11th October 2013. It is devoted to recognising the importance of [...]

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