Gorillas VNP


The Rwanda Development Board today receives a 27.8-hectare property from AWF (African Wildlife Fund) to be incorporated in the Volcanoes National Park in a handover ceremony in Kinigi, Northern Province. This property adds to the 16,000 hectares that had formerly comprised the national park. Home of the critically endangered Mountain Gorilla, ... Read More
January 10, 2018admin
Rwanda Development CEO, Clare Akamanzi lays the cornerstone as Cooper Pharma CEO, Ayman Cheikh Lahlou and Moroccan Ambassador to Rwanda, Youssef Imani watch


With the support of the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Cooper Pharma, a leading African pharmaceutical, has today launched the construction works of a $USD 6 million pharmaceutical plant at the Kigali Special Economic Zone. RDB helped the Morocco-based firm to understand the internal market structure together with regional one which will ... Read More
December 15, 2017admin
depending private sector investment


Today marked the second successful road show under the the investor dialogue campaign by Rwanda Development Board in deepening domestic investments in the country.  Over 250 local investors from Eastern Province came together in Gatsibo District to engage with the public sector on the investment potential in Rwanda. The Chief Operating ... Read More
November 30, 2017admin
RDB’s Investor Dialogue campaign enhances public & private sector partnerships in Northern Province


RDB’s Investor Dialogue campaign enhances public & private sector partnerships in Northern Province Musanze, Northern Province, November 9, 2017 – was a successful day for public and private sector officials in Northern Province as Rwanda Development Board initiated the outreach campaign to enhance a domestic private sector led economy. Top of the ... Read More
November 17, 2017admin


Kigali – Rwanda, October 31, 2017 - Rwanda is ranked the 2nd easiest place to do business in sub- Saharan Africa after Mauritius, the 1st in the East African region and the 41st globally out of the 190 economies assessed in this year’s World Bank Doing Business report. The 15th edition of ... Read More
October 31, 2017admin
Honorable Clare Akamanzi CEO of RDB handing over the operating licence and grade plaque to Hotel des Milles Collines (Picture by Gentil Gisubizo)


Kigali, October 25, 2017 - The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) officially announced the introduction of the tourism-operating license to support the regulation of tourism entities while at the same time grant grades to hotels that have already filled all the required procedures. During the ceremony 67 tourism entities including 50 hotels, ... Read More
October 25, 2017admin
Renewable Energy for Sustainable Growth Matchmaking Conference dignitaries participants in a souvenir picture


Kigali, October 19, 2017 - In the continuous effort of the Government of Rwanda to increase the use of renewable energy in the country, the Energy Private Developers (EPD) organised and hosted the Renewable Energy for Sustainable Growth Matchmaking Conference and Exhibition in conjunction with Rwanda Development Board (RDB), ERF ... Read More
October 19, 2017admin
CEO’s Forum_Tourism Sector


Kigali, October 13, 2017 - In the spirit of creating a better business environment for public and private sector stakeholders within the tourism industry, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) in partnership with Private Sector Federation hosted the 2nd CEO’s forum that brought together key tourism industry players including bankers, hoteliers ... Read More
October 16, 2017admin
Akager game lodge


Kigali, 11 October 2017: The Rwanda Social Security Board signed a Hotel Management and Marketing Agreement with one of the African leading hotel management and marketing firms, Mantis Collection, headquartered in Queen Elizabeth Park, South Africa. The purpose of the 10 years management and marketing agreement is to boost revenue performance ... Read More
October 11, 2017admin


Kigali, 6 May 2017 – The Rwanda Development Board today announced an increase in the price of Gorilla Permits from US$ 750 to US $1,500 for all visitors effective immediately. A new exclusive package for tourists who wish to book an entire family of gorillas was also introduced at US$ ... Read More
May 6, 2017admin