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Eric Rutabana appointed CEO of the Development Bank Of Rwanda (BRD)

Appointment takes immediate effect. Kigali, December 7, 2017 – The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) announces that the Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Eric RUTABANA as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) replacing Mr. Alex KANYANKOLE who has served the bank since July 2013. While announcing the new appointment, the Chairman of BRD Board of Directors, Mr. Francis MUGISHA [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, latest-news, press-release|0 Comments

Forest and Landscape Investment Forum

Forest and Landscape Investment Forum (FLIF) Unleashing Business Opportunities for Sustainable Landscapes Kigali, Rwanda, 16 - 17 May 2017 Targeting project developers and business champions from East Africa and investors from all over the world, FAO’s Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism (FLRM) and partners will convene the inaugural Forest and Landscape Investment Forum (FLIF) in Kigali, Rwanda, on 16 - [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: announcement, Blogs, latest-news, press-release|0 Comments

BRD, USAID to increase agriculture financing

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Private Sector Driven Agriculture Growth project (PSDAG) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to increase agriculture financing. Through the agreement, BRD has reserved about Rwf 140 billion for loans to finance agricultural mechanization, modernization, and processing technologies. An additional Rwf 180 billion [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: announcement, Blogs, latest-news, press-release|0 Comments

BRD to scale up rural electrification

Officials from the ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) have announced that the renewable energy fund project is nearing completion and will enable the Rwandan government achieve its goal of universal access to energy. The programme of scaling up rural electrification is implemented by the Rwanda Development Bank (BRD). Robert Nyamvumba, the director of the Energy Division in the Ministry of Infrastructure, [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: announcement, Blogs, latest-news, press-release, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Development Bank of Rwanda investing in the energy sector

Access to reliable and affordable energy remains a considerable challenge in Rwanda. For Rwanda’s private sector to be competitive, the energy issue must be addressed as a crosscutting driver for economic growth. According to Dr. Livingstone Byamungu, the Chief Investment Officer at the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD), “availability of sufficient energy is important for socio-economic growth and is at [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blogs, latest-news, press-release|0 Comments