Ministry of environment

Disposable plastics: Errant businesses face hefty fines

The government says it will start penalising wholesalers, retailers and consumers that still use single-use plastics with heavy fines following the expiration of a three-month period grace period. The move, which was announced by the Ministry of Environment and Rwanda Environment Management...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:16am

Climate change is an unprecedented planetary emergency, Mujawamariya

The Minister of Environment, Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya, has said that climate is an unprecedented planetary emergency and that it was creating complex risks. She made the statement while addressing the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC, in the 25th...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 2:13pm

How eco-friendly project is empowering youth

Over 500 youths in Ngororero District, Ndaro Sector have been employed thanks to River Nyabarongo Ecosystem Rehabilitation Project. The project is part of the Youth Ecobrigade Programme, which is increasingly creating decent employment for the youth while conserving the environment. Under the...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:08am