Poultry and value chains project launched

Poultry and value chains project launched

The Government of Rwanda and Food and Agriculture Organizatio (FAO) have jointly launched a project to fight malnutrition and rural poverty, through increasing decent employment in the agricultural sector and improving the local poultry value chain. The project worth 800,000 U.S. dollars was launched on 19 November 2014  in Kigali, Rwanda, is financed by Africa […]

Nyamasheke: dairy farmers decry lack of official milk market

dairy farmers decry lack of official milk market

Dairy farmers in Karengera sector in Nyamasheke district are expressing deep concern over lack of milk markets in the district which they say poses a threat to the future of dairy fairy farming. This comes after some farmers in Karengera sector decried lack of market despite of high milk production. Farmers revealed that lack of […]

Huye: Girinka program changing lives

Girinka program changing lives

Residents of Rusatira and Kinazi sectors in Huye district who benefited from the One Cow per Household Program (‘Girinka’ program) have said that their lives have improved in comparison. The beneficiaries confess living standards are much better compared to the past when they used to face challenges of poor feeding. Apart from this, the establishment […]

Ruhango thrives in Girinka program

Ruhango thrives in Girinka program

With Girinka program thriving and changing lives of countless Rwandans both socially and economically, more 6195 families have benefited from the program. Ruhango district pledges to keep promoting Girinka program through giving cows to the vulnerable and poor families in the 2014-2015 financial year. Epimake Twagirimana; the vice mayor for economic affairs in Ruhango district […]

Nyamasheke: Fishermen tipped on saving culture

Nyamasheke: Fishermen tipped on saving culture

Fishermen in Nyamasheke district were urged to always save and get money to use for every period Lake Kivu is closed for purposes of preserving and increase fish production. “Residents should embrace saving culture, so that they have money to provide for their families when not fishing; their only source of income stops for two […]

Ngororero: Health advisors to start pig rearing

Ngororero: Health advisors to start pig rearing

One way that community health workers improve their lives is through working in cooperatives and finding other ways to diversify what is produced in their area. More and different crops and livestock, particularly local varieties and breeds are being promoted. One option stands out though –pig rearing. In Gatumba sector of Ngororero district, the Twiheshe […]

Gakenke: Community health workers to start poultry farming

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 After having a study tour in Gakenke district, the members of Ibyiringiro by’ubuzima, a cooperative of community health workers from Shyira sector of Nyabihu district committed to start poultry farming in their home district. Given the experience cooperative members acquired from the tour, Simon Hakizimana, the president of the cooperative explained that they chose to […]

Burera: More families to benefit in Girinka program

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With Girinka program thriving and changing lives of countless Rwandans both socially and economically, more 1200 families are to benefit from this program. Burera district pledges to keep promoting Girinka program through giving cows to the vulnerable and poor families in the 2014-2015 financial year. Burera district officials, under the performance contracts pledged to give […]

Burera: Umuhigo wo Kongera umusaruro w’amafi ngo warenze 100%

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Ubuyobozi bw’akarere ka Burera butangaza ko umuhigo wo kongera umusaruro w’amafi bari barahize mu mwaka w’imihigo 2013-2014 bawushyize mu bikorwa uko wakabaye ndetse ngo banarenzaho. Mu mwaka w’imihigo 2013-2014 ubuyobozi bw’akarere ka Burera bwari bwarahize ko bazongera umusaruro w’amafi ukagera kuri toni 200 ku mwaka, uvuye kuri toni 183 ndetse n’ibiro 317 by’amafi bari basanganywe. […]

Impamvu aborozi b’i Nyabihu bishimiye ko abajyanama b’ubuvuzi bw’amatungo bahawe amagare

Impamvu aborozi b’i Nyabihu bishimiye ko abajyanama b’ubuvuzi bw’amatungo

Benshi mu borozi bo mu karere ka Nyabihu banejejwe cyane n’uko abajyanama 31 b’ubuzima bw’amatungo bahawe amagare n’ibikoresho by’ubuvuzi bw’amatungo ngo bazajya bifashisha mu kugera aho aborozi bororera no kuvura amatungo yabo bakanabagira inama ku burwayi bworoheje.   Ibi bikoresho abajyanama 31 bakurikirana ubuzima bw’amatungo bagejejweho kuwa 23/07/2014 mu karere ka Nyabihu bagejejweho birimo amagare 31 […]