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African diaspora eye investment opportunities in agric sector

Published on July 29, 2016

A group of African Diaspora based in the US has expressed interest in investing in Rwanda’s agriculture sector.

The 10-man delegation that was in the country this week, met the Minister of State for Agriculture, Tony Nsanganira, on Wednesday at the ministry head offices, where they discussed opportunities in sericulture, fish farming, fruit processing, agro-export business, and animal feeds production.

Nsanganira told the delegation that government was keen to partner with investors in floriculture projects like the Gishwari flower park in Rwamagana District, where the government has already secured 100 hectares of land for production of cut roses targeting the export market. Of these, about 35 hectares are being developed under the pilot phase of the project that is expected to start flower exports soon. Read more. Source | New Times

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