Agriculture French Counsellor to East Africa Visits RAB

Thursday June 10, 2021, The Agriculture French Counsellor to East Africa Vincent ABT PhD Paid a visit to RAB. During his visit, He conducted a tour in different departments of RAB; the National Gene Bank of Rwanda, the Bull Center, Tissue Culture Laboratory, The Postharvest and Agro processing Center, Biological Control Laboratory, and the Biotechnology Laboratory (Plant Pathology).

The Agriculture French Counsellor had a meeting with RAB Managers in which he presented the overview of the Agriculture sector of France, and they had discussions on cooperation possibilities in different angles of Agriculture and Animal Resources Development like; the Agriculture Education, involvement of the private sector in agriculture, Bio-Control, Soil Management, Research etc.

RAB took the opportunity to recognize the support received in the past years from France in capacity building, technical and financial support.

The aim of this visit was to adapt a support to GLOBALGRO Project which has the objective of supporting agriculture SMEs and to emphasize cooperation in agriculture education.