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A visit was made to exchange experiences in agricultural techniques and environmental protection


Jun 11, 2024

KAYANZA, June 11th (ABP) – With a view to learning about the strategies adopted by the people of Kayanza province in pooling plots of land for block farming and in preserving the environment by organizing themselves into cooperatives and federations, On Friday, June 7, 2024, administrative authorities, communal agronomists, representatives of cooperatives and businessmen from Muramvya province visited the communes of Muruta and Kayanza, in Kayanza province, to exchange experiences.

                      View of the contour lines in Mututa commune

That experience-sharing visit began at Muganza and Rwagongwe hills in Muruta commune and ended at Kinga hill in Kayanza commune. In Muruta commune, they saw how the local people have taken the lead in pooling plots of land for block farming, and in protecting the environment by tracing contour lines. After the Muruta commune, the Muramvya administrative and agricultural authorities visited a federation of cooperatives called “Umugwiza”, which promotes the agro-pastoral sector. At the end of the visit, the governor of Muramvya province, Mr. Euphrèm Ndikumasabo, expressed his satisfaction that Kayanza province was now a model for the pooling of arable land, environmental protection and the organization of cooperatives and federations.

He promised that representatives from the various sectors of life in Muramvya province would get together without delay to study all the strategies that would enable them to follow in the footsteps of the school province of Kayanza.

That experience-sharing visit will benefit the entire Muramvya province, especially as it has so much potential,” he added.

Shortly before the visit, the governor of Muramvya and his delegation had been welcomed by the governor of Kayanza province, Colonel Rémy Cishahayo, who, in his speech of greeting, said that with the support of partners, agriculture had been developed through the pooling of arable land, the use of selected seeds and the supervision of farmers.