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22 November 2019
Recent findings on the threats of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture and the global assessment report of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services have put agriculture at...
19 November 2019
Leaving your good job to engage in agriculture is not something really understood by many people particularly in countries like Rwanda, where agriculture still shares the unfair perception of being a burdensome sector with less rewards. Juliette Yaramba is challenging this old mindset and she is paving new ways to inspire...
05 November 2019
To promote biodiversity integration in agricultural sectors, including crops and livestock production systems, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture in the African region, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Regional Office for Africa, in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), organized...
31 October 2019
Rwanda today celebrated the annual World Food Day (WFD). This year, the day is particularly aimed at calling on everyone to start thinking about what they eat.   The national theme is “Ibikorwa Byacu Nibyo Shingiro ry’Ejo Hazaza. Indyo Yuzuye mu Isi Izira Inzara” drawn from the global theme “Our actions...
02 October 2019
Over 80 percent of Rwanda’s population is estimated to live in rural areas and women account for more than 60 percent of the agricultural labour force, which employs the majority of the people. As such, rural women perform most of the farm work related to ploughing, planting, weeding and harvesting; however,...
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