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Rwf2bn project to help improve skills of horticulture farmers launched

Published on August 02, 2017

Horticulture sector players and agriculture students will soon be able to acquire modern farming skills, thanks to a new Israel-sponsored project.

Epimaque Nsanzabaganwa, the head of horticulture division at National Agriculture Export Board (NAEB), said the $2.5 million (about Rwf2 billion) Horticulture Centre of Excellence will target agriculture university students, researchers, and sector stakeholders, especially those working informally.

“Under the project, the target groups will be trained in modern skills and the latest knowledge about growing of vegetables and fruits, which they will then pass on to farmers,” Nsanzabaganwa explained. Read more. New Times