Increasing the area under coffee: new coffee tree area being developed in supporting farmers - It is projected to increase production of green from 22000Mt to 29000MT by 2018 - 1500ha of coffee will be developed. No forest will be destroyed, the coffee plantations will established in the existing cultivated area, instead, shade trees will be planted in the new coffee plantations and cover crops will be used to mitigate the effects of drought and for erosion as well. This commitment is in line with NAEB midterm strategy and the EDPRS II - One of the priority in the Economic Development and poverty reduction strategy (EDPRS 2) is to increase the growth of export s and coffee is one of the main exported products in Rwanda. Increase the area under coffee and increase of productivity are the ways to increase the volume of coffee for export.
In partnership with: Farmers (i.e, COCAMU cooperative), Local Authorities (Rulindo, Kirehe, Nyamagabe and Gakenke districts authorities)
UN Sustainable Development Goals