AgriProFocus Rwanda

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Posted 30 October 2018 at 08:05

AgriProFocus Rwanda Office move!

Dear Partners and Members,

We are informing you that AgriProFocus Rwanda office has officially moved to Golden Plaza 1st Floor KG 546 st1, Kacyiru from October 29, 2018.

For more information call this number: +250788235357

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 25 June 2018 at 03:04

Our Latest Newsletter is now available!!!!

Dear Network members, We are pleasure to share with View our latest Newsletter HERE & sign up to make sure you never miss an important offer! We hope that you join AgriProFocus Network and find different opportunities with AgriProFocus New Strategy. Making Agribusiness work for development is our main duty!!!!

Read our Newsletter Here

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 15 December 2017 at 03:00

Hi everyone,

I am Blaise Pascal NIYIBIZI, CEO&Co-founder of Umurage Francoise Flower Garden in Muhoza sector, located in Musanze District near the National police college at the road heading to Musanze Agro-market. I provide different horticultural services to different clients! These services include growing flowers, Raising seedlings and producing root stocks for other people who want to grow these flowers in their gardens. 

By participating in different Youth in Agribusiness Festivals that are being organized by AgriProFocus Rwanda in collaboration with Rural Development Initiative and other partners, I have got lots of experience and gained new skills that have empowered me for improving business and make it more viable and profitable as well. For instance, I was participated as an exhibitor in 2016_Youth in Agribusiness Festival  that took place at UR-CAEVM, Busogo Campus and due to professional advice from AgriProFocus staff, presenters and different leaders that

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Thacien MUNYAMAHAME Waow!Thanks for sharing with us Blaise Pascal NIYIBIZI!Happy to see a good testimony like this!

1 year 3 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 27 October 2017 at 11:48

Online Platform Training sessions – September&October 2017

I wish to thank everyone who honored our invitation to AgriProFocus online platform training in September and October, 2017. We treasure your contributions and time with us, and we hope your commitment to improve your businesses' online visibility & marketing strategies improved.

We kindly thank you very much for attending, and please remember to recommend this opportunity to other participants.

Participants - Online Platform Training

07th September, 2017

1. Moise NIYONZIMAChilli and Rabbit farmer in Bugesera District, Eastern Province of  Rwanda.

2. Eric NTWARI, fresh graduate from University of Rwanda (Knowledge Institute)

21st September, 2017

1. Christine MUHAWENIMANA, A fresh graduate from University of Rwanda (Knowledge Institute)

2. Olivier TUYISHIME, A farmer from Ngoma district in Eastern of Rwanda

05th October, 2017

1. Mary MUTESI, Manager of Nala ltd

2. Sylvain NDAGIJIMANA, Field staff at REDO

12th Octobe

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 11 November 2015 at 02:02

Successful Workshop: Linking Farmers and CAVM activities through Technology Transfer

On the 4th November 2015, a Technology Transfer Workshop took place at the University of Rwanda, the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAVM, Busogo Campus). The main objectives of the workshop were as follows:

· To increase through specialized training the capacity and competence of corresponding between CAVM and farmers organizations in selected issues of valorization and TT.

· To promote exchange of experiences and creation of linkages among CAVM and farmers forward to networking their activities in the CAVM technology transfer.

· Identify the services delivered by CAVM for helping the farmers to contact CAVM staffs in case they need some help.

· Identify the improved capacity development and technical assistance given by CAVM needed to achieve integrated agriculture sustainable development.

The workshop was jointly organized

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Tom Ge Hello, this is Tom from China, we are manufacturer of Grains sorting machine, this is new high technology grains processing machinery, it can separating all grains into good and bad can sorting all kinds beans, sesame seeds, peanuts, maize,rice,cashew nuts into different grade. This machine have big demand in each country, now we are look for Agent and clients in each country. Pls contact me if you have Interest , Email: Skype: tianhe100100 Mobile/WhatsApp/ Vchat : 008613013079500 008615105519678

3 years 2 weeks ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 30 October 2015 at 03:25

The First Youth in Agribusiness Festival was Wonderful

‘’Promoting Youth Entrepreneurship Development through Agribusiness’’

On 28th October 2015, was held the first Youth in Agribusiness Festival at the University of Rwanda, the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAVM, Rubirizi Campus). The festival was jointly organized by UR-CAVM, AgriProFocus Rwanda and Rural Development Initiative (RDI) in partnership with the Youth Engagement in Agriculture Network (YEAN), Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs (CYE) and Hollanda Fair Foods (Winnaz).

The purpose of this event was to gather young people together with some development partners so that they share information on the existing opportunities in agribusiness and develop more networks that can help them to be more involved in Agribusiness.

The festival attracted more than 300 people that included but not limited to UR-CAVM students, UR-CAVM lecturers, youth role models, financial institutions, government institutions a

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 12 May 2015 at 01:31

Meeting with the former ASDF Selection Committee members

On Friday, May 08th 2015, ICCO Rwanda organized a meeting with the former ASDF Selection Committee. 50 participants attended the event.

The Agri-Sector Development Facility (ASDF) is a flexible funding mechanism to boost innovation in the agricultural sector of Rwanda funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kigali. It aims to facilitate the introduction and application of new and innovative practices, partnerships and business models of Rwandan farmers, producer organizations, agri-business and their partners in value chains related to food security.

ASDF has two distinct windows for funding initiatives:

- '' The Agri-Sector Innovation Fund'' – ASIF (100,000 €) and the

- '' Capacity Building and Small Investments Fund'' – CaBIF (10,000 €).

In her opening remarks, Mrs. Netlyn Bernard, the Deputy Regional Manager for ICCO Rwanda, Burundi, DRC and Kenya, after presenting ICCO’s profile, she said that the facility has funded

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Prosper Dutonnyekumana Thanks Didier.We praise AgriProFocus.This a good one.It is a motivation to innovators in AGRIBUSINESS.Let's try it for our beneficiaries...

3 years 7 months ago

Mushinzimana Xavier Is it yet possible to apply?

3 years 5 months ago

Didier MUYIRAMYE Hi Xavier. Yes the facility is still open to new applications. It will close in December 2015. More info, check:

3 years 5 months ago

Mushinzimana Xavier To apply for an ASIF fund, you need a Netherlands partner. How can i contact a partner in Netherlands?

3 years 5 months ago

Didier MUYIRAMYE Dear Xavier, we do not find/seek a dutch partner for every applicant. Although, we can link/advise you to some, depending on your project. Please write me an e-mail to, with a short description of your project and we can see if we can help.

3 years 5 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 14 April 2015 at 03:32

We have moved !!!

Dear members,

It is with great pleasure that we write to inform you that from Monday, 13th April 2015, we have moved to a new location. Our new address is:

AgriProFocus Rwanda
KG 563 Street - Kacyiru
Queen’s Land House – 4Floor 
P.O. Box 5261
Kigali - Rwanda

E-mail: Tel: 0788532061 / 0788562450

From the road towards MINAGRI, you take KG 563 (1st Street on your right). It's the tallest red building on that street.

If you have any questions about the new location or our services, please call us and we’ll be happy to help. We look forward to seeing you at our new location.

We hope you will get acquainted with our new location soon. For more information on How to find us, click here

Lisette van Benthum Congratulations with the new office!

3 years 8 months ago

Hoving Egbert Looks great, congratulations!

3 years 8 months ago

BAJJA FRUIT FARM Congratulations. We wish the best in serving members of AgroProFocus Rwanda.

3 years 8 months ago

AgriProFocus Rwanda Thank you! @Lisette @Hoving @Bajja Fruit Farm

3 years 8 months ago


AgriProFocus Rwanda Day

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Rwanda
  25 March 2015, 09:00-15:00

AgriProFocus network supports initiatives that promote farmer entrepreneurship. To date, AgriProFocus is active in 12 African countries and Indonesia. AgriProFocus Rwanda network has over 930 Professionals and over 150 organizations – drawn from NGOs, private sector, public sector and farmer based institutions. Together, they create opportunities for economic development. AgriProFocus promotes knowledge sharing amongst agricultural value chain actors for the benefit of all. For more information please see our online platform: http//

For the second time, AgriProFocus Rwanda is organizing the Annual network day, to celebrate the achievements of the year 2014 as well share the plan for 2015. You are kindly invited to attend that event scheduled for Wednesday, 25th March 2015 at Chez Lando Hotel, from 9: 30am to 3:00pm.

The network day will comprise a series of complimentary activities including presentations, pitch by innovation communities, business networki

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