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BRD, USAID to increase agriculture financing

By | February 10th, 2017|announcement, Blogs, latest-news, press-release|

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. [...]

BRD to scale up rural electrification

By | February 10th, 2017|announcement, Blogs, latest-news, press-release, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Development Bank of Rwanda investing in the energy sector

By | September 23rd, 2016|Blogs, latest-news, press-release|

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 [...]

AFRACA conference kicks off with experts debating best practices for rural and agriculture financing

By | August 4th, 2016|Blogs, latest-news, press-release|

Efforts to extend more credit facilities to the rural agricultural sector have taken center stage of the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) conference organized together with the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) that kicked off at the Kigali Marriott Hotel on August 1, 2016. Alex Kanyankole, the Chief Executive Officer of BRD, in [...]

BRD in partnership with MINAGRI and Access to Finance to host AFRACA conference

By | July 29th, 2016|latest-news, press-release|

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) in partnership with Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) and Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR) will host an International Conference on Best Practices in Rural and Agricultural Finance organized by the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) from 1st to 3rd August 2016 at the Kigali Marriott Hotel. Speaking [...]

BRD in partnership with African Solidarity Fund (FSA)

By | June 27th, 2016|latest-news, press-release|

Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with multilateral financial guarantee institution, the African Solidarity Fund (FSA) In August 2, 2013 with an aim of enhancing cooperation in the areas of common interest, particularly in terms of financing medium and long term especially for SMEs. This Framework Agreement was in line with [...]

Loyce K. BAMWINE

By | June 20th, 2016|Management Commitee|

Company Secretary & General Counsel Loyce K. BAMWINE is a Lawyer by profession, holding a Master’s Degree in Law from Utrecht University, The Netherlands, specializing in International Human Rights and Criminal Justice Law. She has a strong background and experience in legal research and reform with major focus on Constitutional law, International law as well [...]

Fred MUGISHA

By | June 20th, 2016|Management Commitee|

Senior Manager, Education Finance Fred Mugisha is a Senior Manager in the Education Finance Department of the Development Bank of Rwanda. He holds Master of Science in Accounting and Finance Degree (MUK), and a Bachelor's Degree in Management (NUR). He holds a number of certificates including Association of Chartered Accountants certificate (ACCA) for Part 1. [...]

Bosco MKOMBOZI Karake

By | June 20th, 2016|Management Commitee|

Chief Internal Auditor Mkombozi joined BRD in June 2015 as the Chief Internal Auditor. He is Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) with over 10 years post qualification experience in Audit, Accounting, Business Advisory, and Lecturing Professional Accountancy Courses and University Financial Management Modules. He has previously worked as the Group Chief [...]

Regina MUKAMUSINGA

By | June 20th, 2016|Management Commitee|

Senior Manager, Special Projects & Infrastructure Prior to her appointment as the Senior Manager in Special Projects & Infrastructure Department, Regina served as the Principle Supervisor and Head of Equity Investment Unit in the Department of Investments in BRD from 2011 to 2015; She holds an MBA in Project Management acquired from Maastricht School of [...]