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BRD roots for agric mechanisation

Published on June 20, 2016

Agriculture mechanization has enormous potential to increase productivity, and household incomes, Juvenal Kalema, the head of agricultural department at Rwanda Development Bank (BRD), has said. 

Farmers have for long been complaining about lack of resources to acquire agriculture equipment despite the implementation of a lease law last year. Under the law, farmers can apply for farm equipment leases. However, most banks are reluctant to develop lease products targeting farmers. Read more. Source | New Times