Through Environment Protection fruits and agroforestry trees Gasabo district, Rwanda.

Duration:  2015-2016

RCID contact person:  Philippe Rumenera (Email:

Sponsor: SOS, Kigali, Rwanda, co-financed by The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Sponsor’s Contact person, function and email:  Simon Ndatabaye, Program Manager, (e-mail.

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) funded the International Agricultural Research for Development to provide a strategic instrument for enhancing research in organizational, methodological and technical innovations concerning sustainable agricultural development, focusing on the impact of this research on the poor population in developing countries. SOS Rwanda received funds to help the government of Rwanda to protect the environment using agroforestry and fruits for reducing malnutrition among poor families in Rwanda.

20160227_084957RCID carried out the preparation and producing 50,000 seedling of nurseries agroforestry trees Agroforestry and Ornamental Trees: Grevillea Robusta, Spathodea Componulata, Casuarina Equisetifolia, Croton Megalocarpus and fruits (Passiflora Edulis  and Solanum Betaceum (Tamolius planting and distribution communities and beneficiaries of BMZ / SOS in the three sectors (Gatsata, Kacyiru and Kinyinya), district of Gasabo, Kigali City Rwanda.