FAO in Rwanda

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06 May 2021
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Rwanda Development Board (RDB) have unveiled Rwanda’s first ever National Strategy on E-commerce in Agriculture Value Chains to strengthen promotion of online trading in agricultural products to enhance access to markets. The six-year strategy National E-commerce in Agriculture Value Chains...
12 March 2021
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rwanda has signed an agreement with JR Farms Limited to promote youth involvement in agriculture and create decent work opportunities.   JR Farms is a Rwandan led agri-enterprise operating  in Rwanda, Nigeria and Zambia in the areas of food processing and retailing, agro...
03 March 2021
Irrigation is leading in consumptive water use in Rwanda, followed by domestic water use, and mining, industries, fish ponds and coffee washing stations. This is according to the report updating “Water Users and Uses Assessment in Rwanda”. Consumptive water use is water removed from the supplies without return to a water...
17 February 2021
The Rwanda KnoWat project technical advisory group (TAG) held in February 2021, their fourth meeting to review the progress of the project for year 2020. Although project activities were affected by the COVID-19 induced lockdown that limited field movements, a number of achievements were realized. The project “Knowing water better: Towards...
08 February 2021
The beekeeping industry in Rwanda has made major advances in the past 20 years, although production is still mainly through traditional methods. The country projects to increase the net production of honey to 8 611 metric tons by 2023/24, according to the Strategic Plan for the Transformation of Agriculture (PSTA 4). The...
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