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Gicumbi farmers reap big from cooperative farming, marketing

Published on May 31, 2016

Claudine Musabyimana, a resident of Kagwa village, Kageyo sector Gicumbi District in Rwanda, is a farming instructor at the Indangamirwa Farmers Cooperative, which comprises members from her locality.

Because of her love for farming, Musabyimana has been able to bring together 50 farmers ato train them in modern farming practices. She says this strategy has enabled the group to reap big from agriculture through increased productivity.

Musabyimana harvests at least 14 tonnes of bush beans per season from less than 100kg when she started out 20 years ago. The farmer pockets more than Rwf500,000 per season. Read more. Source | New Times