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15 July 2020
Crop Industry News from Rwanda Transforming Africa’s livestock sector is key to food security
Without sustainable growth of its livestock sector, Africa is expected to import up to a fifth of meat and milk within the next 30 years, according to the Malabo Montpellier Panel....
04 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Rwanda Planting of Rwanda's 2015 Crops Almost Complete
RWANDA - Planting of the 2015A season crops (which represent about 30-40 per cent of total crop production) started in August with the early onset of the short rainy season (September-December)...
28 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Rwanda Significant Moisture Deficit Affects Rwanda's Crops
RWANDA - Harvesting of 2014B season crops was concluded in July and production is estimated at below average levels. In some eastern agro-pastoral areas, where moisture deficits have been significant,...
05 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Rwanda Significant Moisture Deficit Affecting Yields
RWANDA - Harvesting of the 2014B season (February-July) beans crops is underway, while the cereal harvest is scheduled to begin in June. ...
11 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Rwanda Insurance Compensates Farmers in Rwanda Following Drought
RWANDA - Over 1,600 farmers in the Huye district of southern Rwanda have received a payout from an innovative micro-insurance initiative called "Hinga Urishingiwe" or "Protected Farming" in Kinyarwanda....
13 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Rwanda Rwanda 'on course' for agricultural production boost
RWANDA - Agricultural production in Rwanda has been boosted by the launch of a new government programme, according to a report....
17 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Rwanda Rwanda to Produce 20 Million Litres of Biofuel
RWANDA - Rwanda has signed on two foreign companies to start producing 20 million litres of biofuel annually from jatropha plants in three years time, the minister for energy said....
25 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Rwanda Making the Best Use of Biofuels
RWANDA - The whole "Food Vs. Fuel" debate is threatening developing nations - nations that have to both food AND fuel for the sake of survival....

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