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Published on April 07, 2016

Many Rwandans still consider farming as a job for villagers, especially the school dropouts. This is one of the reasons that have contributed to low uptake of commercial farming in the country, with most people still engaged in subsistence agriculture, which does not even satisfy individual households’ food requirements. 

Wenslars Bahati, the Rwanda Grains and Cereals Corporation (RGCC) general manager, says Rwandans have now realised that crops, like maize, beans, and sorghum, which were mainly cultivated on a small scale mainly for home consumption, could become a source of income for farmers. Read more. Source | New Times