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Fund Mobilization Unit

By | May 3rd, 2016|e-development|

The Funds Mobilization Unit will be responsible for availing for the Bank resources to finances identified initiatives. The unit is also responsible for reporting to existing partners (lenders) about the performance of projects refinanced on lines of credit got from them and ensure timely repayments. The resources to be availed must respond to three (3) [...]

Economic Research Unit

By | May 3rd, 2016|e-development|

The Economic Research unit is responsible for providing targeted economic analysis of the Rwanda economy and priority development sectors so as to enhance BRD’s knowledge and, thereby, enable better informed strategies for resource mobilisation, lending decisions, quality impact assessments, as well as providing the Government of Rwanda with operational and policy advice. The Unit has [...]

Department of Education Finance

By | May 3rd, 2016|e-investment|

The Bank will play an important role in increasing access and improving quality of both basic and tertiary education. This will be achieved through investments in Education projects, Education savings program and efficient management of student loan and bursary schemes. In October 2015, the Government of Rwanda gave the mandate of management of students’ loans and [...]

Department of Export Investments

By | May 3rd, 2016|e-investment|

Increasing and diversifying exports is key to Rwanda’s economic transformation and a focus point of the new BRD strategic plan. As the Second Generation of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS II) indicates that export growth targets should grow by 28% so the management of BRD created an Export department that is going to [...]

Department of Energy Investments

By | May 3rd, 2016|e-investment|

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 it is a crosscutting driver of economic growth. In order to fuel its growth, Rwanda’s target is to substantially increase its energy supply from its current level to 563 [...]

Department of Special Projects and Infrastructure

By | May 3rd, 2016|e-investment|

Under the new Strategic plan of BRD, The management of the Bank decided to create a department that will cater for strategic projects that don’t fall under priority sectors of the Bank. This Department will primarily focus on financing projects that enhance rapid development of infrastructure as well as other strategic projects that will promote [...]

Department of Agriculture

By | May 3rd, 2016|e-investment|

Agriculture employs more than 70% of the total population in Rwanda. As outlined under the Vision 2020 and EDPR II targets, agriculture is expected to play a critical role in poverty alleviation efforts and overall economic prosperity through job creation and supporting key industries. The main focus of Agricultural Department at BRD is the provision [...]

Department of Housing Investments

By | May 3rd, 2016|e-investment|

Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) established a department charged with promoting affordable housing basing on two-twin pillars of “mortgage finance and production of bankable housing”. The department designed a plan with both short, medium and longer term market interventions to address challenges around housing and housing finance. This department will build homes and establish the institutions [...]

Request to employers to comply with the law nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries

By | April 25th, 2016|announcement, Uncategorized|

Pursuant to the provisions of the law nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries, employers having staff who benefited from the student loans scheme have a duty to inform the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD), a financial institution that has been mandated by the Government to manage the student loan scheme, in [...]

Energy

By | April 24th, 2016|impact|

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 it is a crosscutting driver of economic growth. In order to fuel its growth, Rwanda’s target is to substantially increase its energy supply from its current level to 563 [...]