The RDB’s overall mission being to fast track economic development in Rwanda by enabling private sector growth, the specific role of the Agriculture Department is built around the following main activities, to be undertaken in collaboration with other RDB departments and external stakeholders:
- To identify and propose to Government key policy and institutional reforms aiming at stimulating agricultural growth;
- To identify investment opportunities; develop projects and attract private investors;
- To propose public private partnerships (PPPs) for strategic projects;
- To provide special support to selected private enterprises (particularly SMEs) with high growth potential, mainly involved in agri-business. Areas of support include strengthening of production chains and facilitation of access to information; markets; technology and finance.