Posted By in SEAD
Posted 20 April 2018 at 02:13

SEAD Weekly Flash News!!!!

It’s a busy week for the SEAD Project! Three full-week activities are taking place right now –and since Wednesday is the half-way mark, we thought it was a good idea to let you in on the what is happening.

During this week, SEAD project is mostly running its activities in Musanze district. There in Musanze, SEAD Project is partnering with staff from UR/ CAVM to develop a new Bachelor of Agri-Business –the first of five curricula that the will be reviewed with support of SEAD. They are joined by members of the private sector, RSB and MINAGRI. So far, the week has been filled with interesting and intense fruitful discussions, and we look forward to continuing the hard work!

Also in Musanze District, SEAD is conducting multiple days of Training of Trainers (ToT) on feed production, silage making and feed composition. Trainers come from SEAD’s partner institutions, and will follow up the ToT with field trainings to dairy farmers. These farmers were selected by

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 23 January 2018 at 10:27

Am by names of FRED Mwumvaneza, a student from University of Rwanda-College of Agriculture, Environmental and Veterinary Medicine in agricultural mechanization department .

A big thank to AgriProFocus Rwanda for organizing 3rd Youth in Agribusiness Festival which took place at Nyagatare Campus.

Its a big pleasure to have this festival as students and this inspires us to be innovators and help engaging youth in agribusinesses, without depending on white color job.

Thacien MUNYAMAHAME Thank you very much Fred MWUMVANEZA your testimony on the youth festival held at Nyagatare campus!AgriProFocus and different partners are there to keep promoting youth engaged in agriculture!!

10 months 3 weeks ago

Fred MWUMVANEZA thank you so much, even me i have that passion for being one of innovators  especial in agriculture.

10 months 3 weeks ago

Theophile HATEGEKIMANA Dear Fred, I am impressed by your initiative to improve productivity in agriculture. It seems like I have the same idea longtime ago and I managed to collect some means for that purpose. I believe that some dreams are made true through working together. Can we meet and think about that? You can contact me on hatefilos@gmail.comTks

8 months 1 week ago

Posted By in Youth in Agribusiness Rwanda
Posted 20 December 2017 at 01:55

Final Report: ''3rd Youth in Agribusiness Festival'' – 22nd November 2017

On 22 November 2017, was held the 3rd Youth in Agribusiness Festival at the University of Rwanda, the College of Agriculture, Environment and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAEVM, Nyagatare Campus). The festival was jointly organized by AgriProFocus Rwanda, UR-CAVM, and Rural Development Initiative (RDI) in partnership with USAID/PSDAG project, Rwanda Catholic Relief Service (CRS Rwanda, the Youth Engagement in Agriculture Network (YEAN), National Youth Council (NYC), FESY Rwanda and Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF).

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.

Under the theme ''Youth as Catalyst for Agribusiness Development in Rwanda'' the festival attracted 350 participants drawn from UR-CAVM (students & lecturers),

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Anne Marie Kortleve Thanks for sharing the report Thacien! Do you have anice picture collage to go with it too perhaps? Would look nice!

12 months 11 hours ago

Thacien MUNYAMAHAME Thank you very much for your comments Anne Marie Kortleve.

11 months 4 weeks ago

Prosper DUTONNYEKUMANA Good achievement!

11 months 4 weeks ago

Blaise Pascal NIYIBIZI This report shows how youth are the driving force towards agriculture sector development.

11 months 1 week ago

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 19 hours ago