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06 March 2018
View news from Rwanda RSB: Effective Cooperative Model can Make Dairy Processing Competitive
RWANDA - The local dairy processing sector, according to Rwanda Standards Board (RSB), has been facing a number of challenges that includes having too many processing units operating in isolation, leading many to struggle meeting set standards or become...
19 February 2018
View news from Rwanda Dairy Farmers Welcome Milk Price Regulation
RWANDA - Dairy farmers have welcomed last week’s directive on milk price regulation by the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The farmers say the regulation would protect them from unscrupulous buyers....
10 January 2018
View news from Rwanda Dairy Farmers in Gicumbi Decry High Feed Costs
RWANDA - Dairy farmers in Gicumbi District are worried about the high cost of animal feeds, which they say has affected production....
02 January 2018
View news from Rwanda Beef Sellers Eye More Sales on New Year's Day
RWANDA - Beef sales were expected to rise on New Year in Kigali and upcountry, dealers said....
26 July 2017
View news from Rwanda Watchdog Maintains Tough Stance on Closed Dairy Firms
RWANDA - The Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) has vowed to continue with the crackdown on uncertified dairy products makers....
30 March 2017
View news from Rwanda Dairy Project to Boost Milk Production
RWANDA - A six-year dairy development project has been launched amid concerns of value addition....
16 February 2017
View news from Rwanda Parliament Summons Ministers Over ‘Poor’ Dairy Sector
RWANDA - Parliament will summon heads of two ministries to explain poor practices leading to low milk production, and transportation and processing difficulties....
13 December 2016
View news from Rwanda Rwanda Reports Increase in Dairy Exports in 2016
RWANDA - Rwanda’s earnings from export of dairy products increased from $85,000 in 2012 to $11.5 million in 2016, Rwanda Dairy Competitiveness Programme II (RDCP II) Impact Report shows....
26 April 2013
View news from Rwanda Eastern Province Project to Improve Farming on 2000 Holdings
RWANDA – Best insemination and agricultural practices are heading a development project aimed at increasing incomes for 2000 farmers in the Eastern Province....
28 December 2011
View news from Rwanda Police Seize 500 Kg Of Illegal Beef & Pork
RWANDA - Police seized a truck in Ntarabana Sector, Rulindo District, containing 500 kilograms of beef and pork last week and arrested five people transporting unchecked beef to Kigali City....
17 August 2010
View news from Rwanda Farms Hit By Cattle ‘Abortions’
RWANDA - Livestock farms in several districts of the Eastern Province have been hit by unknown disease that is causing cattle to abort....
31 December 2009
View news from Rwanda Ban On Cattle Export Lifted
RWANDA - Farmers in the districts of Nyagatare and Gatsibo have welcomed the lifting of a ban on the export of cows that has been causing them heavy losses....
07 August 2009
View news from Rwanda Outbreak in Rwanda
RWANDA - Foot and mouth disease, a highly contagious disease has been reported in Nyagatare district of the Eastern Province of Rwanda....
31 December 2008
View news from Rwanda Dairy Sector Urged to Invest in UHT Production
RWANDA - The government - through the Centre for Support to Small and Medium Enterprises in Rwanda (CAPMER) - is urging the dairy industry to invest in the production of Ultra High Treatment (UHT) milk....
27 September 2007
View news from Rwanda Rwanda: Expert Downplays Local Cattle Extinction Threat
RWANDA - The Rwanda Animal Resource Development Authority (RARDA) has allayed fears that the indigenous cattle are at the brink of extinction....
05 December 2006
View news from Rwanda Rwanda Embarks On Embryo Transfers
RWANDA - Cattle genes in Rwanda stand to be improved with the introduction of the latest bio-technology reports Daniel Karibwije, East African Business Week. This follows 30 cows in different parts of the country having been cloned with embryos from Israel. ...

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