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Review of agricultural systems research in Rwanda

Review of agricultural systems research in Rwanda

report to the Director of the Rwandan Institute of Agricultural Sciences (SAR).


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Published by International Service for National Agricultural Research in The Hague, Netherlands .
Written in English

  • Rwanda.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Rwanda.,
    • Agricultural systems -- Research -- Rwanda.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesISNAR. R ;, 38, ISNAR (Series)., 38.
      ContributionsInstitut des sciences agronomiques du Rwanda., International Service for National Agricultural Research.
      LC ClassificationsS542.R95 R48 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 52 p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1919168M
      LC Control Number90129315

      2. Rationale for Land Use Consolidation in Rwanda Agriculture is a well-known and important econo-mic sector in Rwanda. The vision , which is the leading development strategy for Rwanda, acknowledges agriculture as the leading develop-ment sector. Likewise the estimates support that the agriculture sector is the bedrock of the. Chapter 3 Challenges and Opportunities for Agricultural Intensification of the Humid Highland Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa Altmetric Badge Chapter 4 Farmers’ Knowledge and Perception of Climbing Beans-Based Cropping Systems in Rwanda. Impact of participatory irrigation management- case study: cocurirwa cooperative, rwamagana rice project, Rwanda Volume 1 Issue 3 - Kannan Narayanan School of Bio systems and Environmental Engineering, Hawassa University, Ethiopia Correspondence: Kannan Narayanan, School of Bio systems. Gender in agriculture sourcebook / The World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization, and International Fund for Agricultural Development. p. cm. ISBN — ISBN (electronic) 1. Women in agriculture. 2. Women agricultural laborers. 3. Agricultural laborers. 4. Women in agriculture— Developing countries. 5.

      particular focus on Rwanda. This research sought to undertake socio economic, farm, institutional, and demographic analysis of targeted farmers’ characteristics in Bugesera region of Rwanda as well as examine their potential to adopt evergreen Size: KB.

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