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New model to get fertiliser to Rwanda farmers

Published on September 26, 2016

The Cabinet has approved a new fertiliser distribution model to replace the old one that was beset with fraud and related malpractices.

The Ministry of Agriculture has now selected eight importers and one distributor — Agro-Processing Trust Corporation Ltd (APTC).While officials hope to solve the fertiliser supply and distribution issues, some insiders say this is a temporary measure.

“It will be interesting to see if indeed the distribution to the farmers works well,” said one person, who is familiar with fertiliser distribution on condition of anonymity, adding that “privatisation is likely to be jeopardised in the near future.”Read more. Source | Rwanda Today