CIFOR–ICRAF publishes over 750 publications every year on agroforestry, forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy and much more – in multiple languages.

CIFOR–ICRAF addresses local challenges and opportunities while providing solutions to global problems for forests, landscapes, people and the planet.

We deliver actionable evidence and solutions to transform how land is used and how food is produced: conserving and restoring ecosystems, responding to the global climate, malnutrition, biodiversity and desertification crises. In short, improving people’s lives.

Rwanda

Rwanda

Since 1989 CIFOR-ICRAF has operated in Rwanda, with a focus on: agroforestry; improving governance of tree crop landscapes for resilient green economies, climate change and sustainable environmental services; soil erosion control in critical areas; land health evaluation, restoration and investment decisions; resilient productivity and profitability of agricultural systems with trees; tree productivity and diversity; promoting coffee quality through use of shade trees; improving nutrition and income through promotion of fruits and beans; improving sylvo-pastoralism; securing sufficient and high-quality seeds and seedlings; integrated water resources management; and capacity development both at the level of academia and small-scale farmers.

COUNTRY FOCAL POINT

Athanase Mukuralinda

Country Coordinator, Rwanda

Key outcomes

  • Informed the Rwanda Agroforestry Strategy and Plan by the Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of Environment (2018)
  • Capacity building of more than 1 million farmers through transfer of knowledge and information on the use of agroforestry technologies and practices
  • Capacity building of 5 PhD students and 120 MSc students since 1989. 

Contact us

Athanase Mukuralinda
Country Coordinator and Senior Scientist
Huye, P.O. 227
Kigali office
C/0 Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB)
P.O. Box 5016
Kigali
Tel: +250788210530
Email: a.mukuralinda@cgiar.org