Vegetables export revenues in Rwanda grew by 47 per cent in the period July - November 2019 according to the National Agricultural Export Board, CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera spoke to the Export Market Development and Innovation Division Manager at the National Agricultural Export Development Board, Cynthia Uwacu for more.
According to the Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition (AROFSN), hunger on the continent continues to rise after many years of decline. Meanwhile, it’s estimated that currently, more than 40 per cent of fruits and vegetables in developing regions spoil before they can be consumed. To share insights into how to reduce food losses, Betty Kibaara, Director at Rockefeller Foundation joins CNBC Africa for more.
The latest export data indicated that In the near future, vegetables are expected to have a strong presence into the country’s export trolley. According to National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB) data, between July 2018-June 2019, Rwanda exported about 26,751 metric tons of vegetables and fetched over 15 million dollars. To shine more light on this, Pie Ntwari , communication Officer at the National Agriculture Export Development Board (NAEDB) joins CNBC Africa for more.