In line with the potato seeds multiplication project supported by USAID/PSDAG, INES-Ruhengeri have visited by the delegation of USAID /PSDAG to see how the project is progressing. Some of the objectives and targeted of this project:
- At the end of the project, INES Ruhengeri will be capable of supplementing the potato seeds production capacity of RAB by a factor of 50%, By: Increasing the availability of Vitroplants (produced in tissue culture laboratory) and mini tubers (produced in screen houses) on market for improving the Irish potato productivity.
- Target Groups are Farmers, Cooperatives, Companies of the volcanic regions (North region: Musanze, Burera, Nyabihu and Gicumbi districts) and other district of Southern province such as Nyaruguru and Nyamagabe.
The delegation was happy to see the good progress of this project and impact to the farmers in the region.