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 Michel Nkurunziza
Michel Nkurunziza
Nasho Solar-Powered Irrigation Scheme in Kirehe District. Rwanda has committed to invest billions of dollars in green projects, including solar-powered irrigation schemes, over the next 10 years under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. / Photo: Sam Ngendahimana.
Business
Inside Rwanda’s 10 multi-billion dollar green projects
The application available in AppStore on smart phones was developed during the recent lockdown caused by Covid-19 pandemic. Net photo.
Business
Young entrepreneur develops e-commerce
Aerial view of former MINIJUST buildings to get a facelift with green technologies.
Green mall to be developed at former justice ministry premises
Sweet potato and vegetables will be planted on 551 hectaresu00a0in Agric season C to recover from losses caused by floods in Season B.
Are flood-affected farmers ready for agricultural season C?
Maize and groundnuts are among crops affected by lack of irrigation. The irrigation dam in Mayange Sector of Bugesera District will store 500 cubic metres to irrigate vegetables. / Sam Ngendahimana.
Business
Drought-hit farmers to get solar-powered irrigation
An agronomist works in a seeds production centre in Musanze. According to the Auditor Generalu2019s report, RAB and its partners achieved 31% of their seeds production target. / Sam Ngendahimana.
Rwanda
Five major agric projects that hit a snag
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Rwf1bn to be invested in new fertilizers for wheat and beans
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Rwanda to set up plant to make toilet paper, other products from bamboo
A teacher helps students during an exercise in 20 February 2020 .Teachers in private schools are complaining of having been laid off by their employers after government closed schools until September.
Covid-19: Private schools urged to leverage recovery fund
Lack of knowledge and adequate information on beekeeping, use of traditional beehives and pesticide are still the major challenges causing low honey production in Rwanda. / File
Business
How can the 10,000 tonnes deficit in honey production be fixed?
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Government to ban charcoal use in Kigali
A fish collection post at Nkombo island in Rusizi District. / Photo: Sam Ngendahimana.
Rwanda
Rwanda set to double sardine fish production
Residents in Nyabihu District watch helplessly as a bridge is submerged by raging floods on May 7. Government says it plans to spend at least Rwf1 billion on the rehabilitation of Mugogo lowland that straddles Musanze and Nyabihu districts in a bid to tackle floods and revive economic activity there. / Photo: Courtesy.
Rwanda
Rwf1bn earmarked to combat floods in Musanze, Nyabihu
An 8.5MW solar power plant in Rwamagana District. Rwanda has become the first African country to announce an ambitious $11 billion climate blueprint, key to the countryu2019s implementation of the Paris Agreement. The climate action plan, known officially as the Nationally Determined Contributions, includes aggressive investment in renewable energy. /  File.
Rwanda
Rwanda unveils $11bn climate action plan
Due to Covid 19 , price per Kilogramme of tree tomatoes dropped from Rwf600 to Rwf300 because hotels, restaurants, and others were not operating as usual. / File
Business
Investing in post-harvest technologies, a lesson from COVID-19 lockdown
A study has indicated that low level of education and illiteracy of parents is the main barrier against parental involvement in child education. / Net photo.
Children & Education
Illiteracy limits parents’ role in children’s education - study
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Business
Can farmers make the most of wetlands to boost food security?
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Rwandan youth secure government deal to revamp fish ponds

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