During the second quarter of 2019, Agriculture growth in Rwanda was 5% and contributed 1.5 percentage points to overall GDP growth. This is according to a report by National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda. Within agriculture, food crops production was 4% compared to 6% in the same quarter of 2018. Export crops increased by 6% mainly due to the increase of 21% in the production of Coffee. Tea production decreased by 3% while other cash crops (incl. flowers, pyrethrum & sugar cane) decreased by 4%.
AGRF 2020 Concluded with Call for Greater Focus on Urban Food Markets, Providing More Sustainable Food Supplies Across Africa
The 10th edition of the annual African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Kigali Rwanda, saw