Gatsibo: Cattle keepers decry limited veterinary services

Gatsibo: Cattle keepers decry limited veterinary services

Cattle keepers that graze cows near Akagera National Park in Rwimbogo sector in Gatsibo district said that lack of veterinarians brings loss of their cattle. Cattle farmers revealed this on 7th January 2016, saying they have been with this problem for several months and lost some cattle to cow diseases. One cattle keeper, Eustache Munyandinda […]

Gakenke village celebrate series of success

Despite different needs and unrealized projects, residents of Gakenke district are proud of what they have achieved so far

Local authorities together with residents of Gakenke district celebrated numerous achievements that were successfully attained last year. They include fighting poverty and infrastructures such as electricity, health centres and roads among others. According to Leonidas Nkunzurwanda, a resident of Nemba sector, a lot of projects were implemented in 2015. “We were encouraged to relocate from […]

Nyamagabe milk collection center improving lives

Nyamagabe milk collection center improving lives

Jane Mukandahiro used to consider dairy farming an inadequate way to earn a living. No matter how hard they tried, Mukandahiro and her husband couldn’t turn a sustainable profit with their herd of indigenous cattle. Traditional breeds often produce as little as one gallon per cow per day, and the high cost of feed prohibits […]

Musheri: Cattle keepers to get water

Drinking areas are built near water points to help farmers water cows

After several months without water in farms, China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC) is set to distribute water to cattle keepers in Musheri sector in Nyagatare district. CGC has distributed water in the farms of Rwempasha and Tabagwe sectors and Kijojo cell in Musheri sector and another cell in Rwmiyaga sector. Robert Gatoto, a farmer from Musheri […]

Rwanda Constitution Referendum: A Path to Sustainable Development

Members of the public react during the debate on term limits in Parliament.

Rwanda leadership decision to give power to Rwandans to determine the destiny of their country’s politics is plausible. Putting Rwandans interests at the fore front to guide domestic growth bring opportunities and potentials to them. Failures to let citizens decide their destiny by political elites have costed many countries heavily. The leadership that is citizen […]

 Optimism for leather industry as government sets up Tannery Park

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The government has set up a tannery park that will bring together all micro and big leather industries, a development that provides optimism for the sector banked on to increase made in Rwanda products. The tannery park located in Bugesera off Nyabarongo river covers 15 hectares and will see investors interest in leather industry set […]

Rwanda gears for regional horticulture summit

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Rwanda is gearing for a regional horticulture summit themed “Promoting Innovation and Trade in Horticulture” to boost farming skills and practices. The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) in partnership with Rwanda Horticulture Inter-professional Organization (RHIO) are among organizers for the event slated from November 25th to 27th this year in Kigali. Activities will comprise […]

Gakenke: Residents commend Gir’inka program over social development

Gakenke: Residents commend Gir’inka program over social development

Residents in Gakenke district commended girinka munyarwanda, aprogram started with an aim of reducing poverty and bring development to Rwandan Nationals over improving their livelihoods. Residents said they get manure to increase crop yields, drink milk to prevent malnutrition and selling surplus milk to earn a living. Girinka program (One cow per poor Family) aims […]

Nyagatare: Umuhuza cooperative decry finding it hard to feed their cattle

Members of Umuhuza cooperative for vulnerable residents in Nyagatare district told this website that they find it hard to feed their cattle due to lack of land to grow fodder. Umuhuza cooperative started in 2013 and consists of 20 vulnerable residents of which some are living with HIV/AIDS. Local authorities donated 3 cows to the […]

Nyamasheke: Four stolen cattle recovered in Nyamasheke, one suspect arrested

Nyamasheke: Four stolen cattle recovered in Nyamasheke, one suspect arrested

Residents of Rwega cell, Giheke sector in Nyamasheke District have urged police and their leaders to stop the rampant cattle theft in their areas. Speaking to this website, the residents said they are worried about the vice that has been on the rise since the year began. Senior Superintendant Felix Bizimana of Rusizi district said […]