Privatized fertilizer importation and distribution system in Rwanda

Rwanda’s agricultural growth hinges on agricultural intensification and is targeted as a key contributory driver to economic growth and poverty reduction.

Rwanda’s agricultural growth hinges on agricultural intensification and is targeted as a key contributory driver to economic growth and poverty reduction.

Recognizing, however, that most of Rwandan soils is characterized by low productivity due to nutrient depletion arising from continuous cultivation and soil erosion, it is of essence that increased and judicious use of fertilizers is adopted to achieve agricultural intensification.

 

The Strategic Plan for the Transformation of Agriculture in Rwanda (PSTA III) targets fertilizer use of 45Kg/Ha by 2017, which translates to 67,600MT.

 
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