Tens of thousands of people are benefiting from improved agriculture practices, higher yields and increased income.
Through the U.S. Agency for International Development Farmer-to-Farmer program, volunteers share expertise with farmers, cooperatives, agriculture businesses and government agencies to help Rwanda increase productivity and incomes.
A CRS savings program helps build capital, access lending institutions and raise earnings.
Demonstration sites show farmers how to adapt to climate change, with proof that the new methods will work for them.
New farming skills go beyond survival to increased production and new markets.
A CRS project introduces farmers to high quality planting materials of improved varieties that promises increased yields and incomes.
Using improved practices and hardy hybrid varieties, young farmers are seeing increased production in their fields.
Climate-smart farming helps more than 240,000 families thrive despite droughts and floods.
Uses for the plant include rope-making and stabilizing coastal dunes that can otherwise drift and damage vulnerable farms and villages.