Coffee produced by Ngororero Coffee Washing Station in Western Province has scooped both the “Best of the Best” and “Coffee Lover’s Choice” awards in a competition that attracted brands from nine countries.
The awards were announced last week in New York, during third annual Ernesto Illy International Coffee Award (EIICA).
The awards are organised by Illycaffè – a global company specialised in high quality coffee trade—which operates in 140 countries worldwide.
It is the first time both honours were bestowed on one coffee lot in the history of EICCA, after rounds of blind tastings by an international independent jury of top culinary and coffee experts, as well as consumers across the globe.
Philotée Mukiza, the production manager at Rwacof Exports Limited – a Rwanda based coffee processor and exporter – received the awards on behalf of the company which owns the Ngororero-based washing station among other stations in the country.
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TFE Consulting is looking to submit a proposal for a project to study how agricultural technologies that use solar power can be promoted in Rwanda, and is looking for a local partner who can assist them with the research in Rwanda.
Dear platform members are you eligible for this opportunity? Can you recommend anyone who are knowledgeable of agricultural utilization of solar energy in Rwanda?
If you need more details about this opportunity,you can contact:
Telephone: +27 83 225 0600
I am pleased to introduce to you our new Country Network Facilitator Bosco KWIZERA
Bosco KWIZERA is diligent community development practitioner with 7 years of experience in managing development Projects/Program. He worked, for world Vision International, Faith Victory Association in Partnership with Action Aid Rwanda and Save the children International. He holds a Bachelors’ degree in Food Science and Technology and currently doing his MBA thesis, he is specialized in project management. He joined AgriProFocus Rwanda today on June 18th/2018 and will be working as Country Network Facilitator, he is Single. Please Join me to welcome him AgriProFocus family.
Please join us to Welcome him in AgriProFocus Network.
On 30th August 2018 at Umubano Hotel held a meeting on horticulture value chain certification organized by OXFAM. Objective of the workshop was to bring together different actors in the Horticulture sector to brainstorm on the Horticulture Certification and take required measures to make horticulture farmers business oriented for bright future and economic growth. One of its recommendations, a steering committee on the organic certification has been established composed of the following institutions:
● Representative member from each of the following development organizations: OXFAM Rwanda, INADES Rwanda and AgriProFocus Rwanda as a network.
● Representative member from each of the following concern government institutions: NAEB, RALIS, RSB and RCA.
● Representative member from each of the following farmers’ organizations: NCCR(National Cooperatives Confederation of Rwanda) and RFHC (Rwanda... Read more
Dear AgriProFocus members ,
With great pleasure AgriProFocus Rwanda is pleased to share with you all our 2015 Annual Report. In this report we are celebrating a great increment of the membership subscription where by the online subscription moved from 930 to 1,545 in 2015 . Generally, this report is highlighting a lot of achievements and you are cordially invited to read it and explore our 2015 achievements as a network
Enjoy the read!
SPARK seeks to hire the services of an Agri business development services consultant or consultancy firm to review and readjust the FaB materials currently developed by SPARK to include missing components needed to equip the individual members of the cooperatives with agribusiness entrepreneurial skills and techniques needed to start, manage and build a successful farm business enterprise and to cause growth. It aims to strengthen collective action by addressing structural elements of business management at the individual farm level and cooperative organizational level.The Consultant will also conduct a ToT to equip the SPARK coaches and BDS providers with skills to implement the FaB training components both at the organizational and individual member farm business level.
The consultant will be expected to perform t... Read more
Deadline is 18th/03/2016
CIP is seeking to recruit two Agronomists/Sweetpotato Seed Specialists to be based in the Northern (Musanze) and Southern (Muhanga) districts in Rwanda. The Sweetpotato Agronomist/Seed Specialist will work with partners to strengthen Sweetpotato seed systems and Sweetpotato agronomic practices.
The Agronomists/Seed Specialists will assist with Sweetpotato seed production in the districts by specialized vine producers and other partners’ production. The positions will be under the supervision of the CIP Agronomist and Project Manager. CIP in Rwanda is hosted by the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) https://ciat.cgiar.org
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