Division of Development

The Strategy and Development Division provides strategic planning perspective and direction to BRD, ensuring that the banks operations are aligned with its strategic plan. The division is also responsible for maintaining institutional relations with local and international development agencies—including DFIs, Donors, and multilateral agencies. These partnerships are critical for the fund mobilization function of the division, which is another important role it plays within BRD. The strategy and Development Division will also ensure that BRD conducts rigorous and quality research that can the development effectiveness and accountability of BRD’s interventions to stakeholders.

It is comprised of five units – Monitoring and Evaluation, Marketing and Communication, Economic Research, Program Design and Incubation, and Fund Mobilization.

BRD Monitoring and evaluation Unit

As a Development Financing Institution, the Bank is expected to report on the impacts of its interventions, particularly on development, environment and poverty reduction. The overall objective of the Unit is to ensure the Bank [...]

Marketing and Communications Unit

The Marketing and communications unit has the responsibilty of planning, preparing and implementing communications and PR strategies with the aim of building a strong brand reputation for the bank and therein, drive its vision.

Project design and Incubation Unit

The project design and incubation unit has a responsibility for leading the project design function of the division, ensuring that the design offers a pipeline of viable projects in priority sectors. The unit is also [...]

Fund Mobilization Unit

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 [...]

Economic Research Unit

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 [...]