Tag: RDB

RDB CEO on investment opportunities in Rwanda’s agriculture sector

Agriculture employs over 70 per cent of Rwanda’s population but receives relatively low investment as energy and manufacturing accounted for 75 per cent of Rwanda’s investment in 2019. Rwanda Development Board CEO, Clare Akamanzi discusses opportunities and what’s being done to increase investment in the sector.

COVID-19: Rwanda issues directive for restaurants to register customers for service

This morning a new directive was released by the Rwanda Development Board to all hospitality establishments requiring them to register any customers entering their premises.

How Rwanda’s youth is reaping the benefits from agriculture

For Rwanda to develop into a higher middle income economy as set out in the Vision 2050, the country needs a robust private sector with the young entrepreneurs at the forefront. As they seek out what they believe to be profitable and business-focused careers, CNBC Africa spoke to some of the young people in the agriculture sector....

Rwanda continues with CHOGM preparation despite coronavirus outbreak

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) today met with the Private Sector Federation to discuss various business opportunities that they will be presenting during the Commonwealth Forum that is set to take place this year in June here in Kigali. Rwanda Development Board Chief Executive, Claire Akamanzi noted that the government and private sector partners will not halt the planning and preparation process – she also added that as the plans continue, they will keep monitoring developments on the virus's trends across the world to make further decisions. She joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda moves to digitise its agricultural value chains to increase productivity, revenues

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and Rwanda Development Board (RDB) have signed a Technical Cooperation Project aimed to digitalize commerce in agricultural value chains. Dr. Gualbert Gbehounou, FAO Country Representative of Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda honours top performing companies at the Business Excellence Awards ceremony

The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) hosted the 7th edition of the Business Excellence Awards in Kigali and CNBC Africa attended the event and filed this report.

RDB to host the 7th Business Excellence Awards

The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) will host the 7th edition of the Business Excellence Awards in Kigali. The event was designed to recognise outstanding businesses, encourage competitiveness and promote a profitable private sector in the country – but is it necessary? Guy Baron, Chief Investment Officer at the RDB joins CNBC Africa for more.

RDB CEO: Here’s how the Rwanda-PSG deal differs from Arsenal’s

CEO of Rwanda Development Board (RDB) made an announcement about a brand new partnership between Rwanda and French football Giant, Paris Saint Germain making it the country's second major deal with an international football club in 2 years. Clare Akamanzi, CEO of Rwanda Development Board joins CNBC Africa for more.