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Project implementation time; a solar irrigation system being installed near a water body to facilitate crop irrigation
 
The Rwanda National Discourse Forum (RNDF) has benefitted from a 30 months funding programme from the Nordic Climate Facility to implement the project entitled: “Promoting sustainable Agriculture in Changing Climate in Bugesera District.” The project is expected to reach 8000 community members as beneficiaries in 7 sectors of Bugesera District. 

The project is jointly implemented by RNDF in the Sectors of Juru, Rilima, Rweru and Kamabuye of Bugesera District and Rwanda Environmental Conservation Organization (RECOR) which is member of Rwanda  in the sectors of Ngeruka, Mareba, Ruhuha and Nyarugenge.
Field activities have started and currently four nursery beddings are completed to help facilitate the supply of improved fruit trees.  Also they have started installation of solar irrigation systems near riversides and other water bodies for crop irrigation at the scale of not less 14 hectares. 

The project is expected to reach 8000 beneficiaries and so far 200 community members benefited from direct jobs from preparation of nursery beddings. 204,000 trees that include mangoes, avocadoes oranges, papaya and tree tomatoes are expected to be planted by communities during the course of the project implementation. 
 

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