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Agric stakeholders urged to embrace value addition

Published on March 16, 2017

New approaches to improve farming productivity even in the midst of climate change that leads to crop and livestock failure are key areas that should be focused on to ensure agriculture transformation.

The call was made Monday by Christine Murebwayire, the Chairperson of the Chamber of Rwanda Farmers at Private Sector Federation’s Agriculture (PSF), during a discussion on “Agriculture Transformation in Rwanda From Vision to Results.”

“Quality seeds should be availed to farmers on time and distributed according to the suitability for each region because not all the soils in the country have the same features.  Fertilisers should also be diversified so that each particular type of soil gets fertiliser application that responds to its nutrient needs,” she said.  Read more. Source | New Times