The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources signed the MoU with Higher Learning Institutions (HLIs) teaching agriculture and related programs, these HLIs are INES-Ruhengeri, University of Rwanda, UNIK and UTAB.
The Memorandum of Understanding is intended to promote cooperation between MINAGRI and its implementing Agencies: Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB) and National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) and four HLIs (INES-Ruhengeri, University of Rwanda, UNIK and UTAB), to coordinate and solidify their support and involvement in the development of the Rwanda Agriculture sector.
When signing this MoU, Hon. Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources Dr. Geraldine MUKESHIMANA said that the teaching programs should solve the problem of community.
The Hon. Minister of Education Dr. Eugene MUTIMURA said that the MoU should help universities to train skilled students and contribute to the development of agriculture sector.
In this 6 years agreement the parties agreed to collaborate on the area of Research, Community outreach, Capacity building and Teaching and Learning.