FAO in Rwanda

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20 November 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the Government of Rwanda have unveiled a new project aimed to increase water productivity, improve food and nutrition security and sustaining water resources. The 3-year project titled “Increasing Water Productivity...
04 November 2020
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has supported the government of Rwanda to develop three strategic documents for three priority zoonotic diseases that need attention to manage health related challenges at the human-animal-environment interfaces. Developed under the project “Provision of technical support for the One Health platform in...
29 October 2020
Rwanda celebrated the World Food Day, on 29 October 2020, under the national theme “Duhinge, Twihaze, twese hamwe mu Iterambere Rirambye” translated from the World Food Day global theme “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together”. This is the 19th time Rwanda is observing the day. Normally, Rwanda celebrates the World Food Day by...
19 October 2020
Rulindo is a farming district with priority given to crops such as, cassava, maize, beans, Irish potatoes, wheat, and green peas. Some farmers do need adequate water for irrigation. However, vegetable growers in Yanze catchment, Ngoma sector in Rulindo district face the challenge of access to water from Yanze River...
09 October 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is delivering  urgent agriculture inputs and tools to victims of floods and landslides that were caused by heavy rains in March – April this year. About 2 900 households – a total of 13 651 vulnerable individuals – in Ngororero, Nyabihu...
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