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New initiative set to attract tourists to Rwanda’s Kivu Belt

Rwanda has introduced Kivubelt festival, an annual initiative that aims to promote tourism along the Lake Kivu. This aligns with the country’s efforts to diversify tourism products and boost revenues from the sector. CNBC Africa’s Steven Muvunyi reports.

Rwanda to use hidden gem, Kivu Belt to promote tourism development

Tourism has been identified as a priority sector to achieve Rwanda’s development goals as set out in Vision 2020. With the application of previous tourism policies, the country has been able to make significant progress in developing and managing its tourism sector in recent years. People seeking to visit Kivu Belt region can now easily explore a great number of tourism attractions in five districts that are adjacent to Lake Kivu. Ariella Kageruka, Head of Tourism and Conservation Department at Rwanda Development Board joins CNBC Africa for more.