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MINAGRI rolls out new strategy to boost agriculture

Published on September 16, 2016

The Ministry of Agriculture has announced a new ‘smart’ initiative to increase access to agriculture information and boost agricultural production.

The initiative, dubbed “Information and Communication Technology for Agriculture Strategy and Implementation Plan,” was approved by Cabinet on Tuesday.

Addressing a post-Cabinet news briefing, yesterday, Dr Geraldine Mukeshimana, the minister for agriculture and animal resources, said the strategy will, among others, help farmers carry out improved farming, consequently leading to a significant increase in agriculture outputs both for consumption and export. Read more. Source | New Times