Rwanda is a small, rural, densely populated country. With a majority of its population being poor and food insecure, Rwanda needs sustainable solutions to improve the productivity of its climate-sensitive smallholder agriculture. Integrated approaches for soil and water conservation, staple crop improvement as well as raising the standards of agricultural value chains are among the fields of research collaboration between Rwanda and ICRISAT.

477 persons/km2 - Average human density in Rwanda (2012)

>80% - Share of Rwanda's working population depending on agriculture

32 - Rwanda's World Bank Doing Business rank; second easiest business environment in SSA

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