Agriculture in Rwanda accounts for a third of Rwanda’s GDP; constitutes the main economic activity for the rural households (especially women) and remains their main source of income. Today, the agricultural population is estimated to be a little less than 80% of the total population. The sector meets 90% of the national food needs and generates more than 50% of the country’s export revenues.
Agriculture is supposed to grow from 5.8% to 8.5% p.a by 2018, people living under primarily agriculture sector to reduce from 34% to 25% with focus on agro processing, exports to increase in average from 19.2% to 28% p.a and imports to be maintained at 17% average growth.
Investment process (Road map for Agribusiness investment Facilitation)
The roadmap details the agriculture investment process from the perspective of the RDB, mapping processes related to Origination, Information gathering, Evaluation, Decision to invest, Implementation and Aftercare. For more details, please open the link below:
Incentives Offered to investors in Agriculture
Tax exemption is applied on imported goods (Machinery and raw materials, privileges on movable properties and equipment.
Aftercare service is provided to all registered companies in agriculture sector through Key Account Management Concept (KAMs) to fast track projects’ implementation process.
For any further details/information you may require, please contact:
Agriculture Development Department
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