Category: News & Press Release

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Kigali, Rwanda, September 3, 2021—IFC and the Rwanda Development Board today signed a collaboration agreement to develop vaccine manufacturing capacity in Rwanda and contribute to expanding vaccine production in Africa. As part of the collaboration, IFC will support Rwanda to conduct diagnostic and feasibility studies to ensure the right technical and ... Read More
September 3, 2021admin


The Rwanda Development Board is pleased to announce that this year’s Kwita Izina Gorilla Naming Ceremony will be held on World Gorilla Day on 24 September 2021. The 17th Kwita Izina ceremony will be held under the theme ‘Conservation and Sustainable Tourism – A Foundation for Future Generations’. The event will feature ... Read More
August 27, 2021admin


The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and Belgium-based Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs (OVO), have signed a cooperation agreement to support OVO’s Sustainable Technology for Africa (SusTech4Africa) programme in Rwanda by providing access to debt and expert capital for Rwandan start-up businesses. OVO’s SusTech4Africa programme in Rwanda offers a tailor-made six-month programme to support ... Read More
June 10, 2021admin
BAl partnership


Visit Rwanda Designated a Founding and Host Partner; RwandAir Becomes the League’s Inaugural Season Official Airline  Inaugural BAL Season Will Take Place May 16-30 at the Kigali Arena in Rwanda  DAKAR, SENEGAL AND KIGALI, RWANDA, May 13, 2021 – The Basketball Africa League (BAL) and the Rwanda Development Board ... Read More
May 13, 2021admin
DP world


Apr2021 brings efficient, reliable B2B eCommerce to Africa enabling market access for local and global companies. Fulfilment through DP World’s global ports and logistics network Launching first in Rwanda before expansion across Africa and beyond Kigali, Rwanda, 29 April 2021 – Trade enabler DP World has launched, a ... Read More
April 29, 2021admin


The Rwanda Development Board (RDB), through its Chief Skills Office has partnered with the Rwanda Telecenter Network (RTN) to roll out online learning programs in order to improve the skills of Rwandans. Through support from the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), at least 12,000 scholarships will be provided to Rwandans over the ... Read More
April 21, 2021admin
Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame became the sixth African Head of State to join the Giants Club when he signed the forum’s Declaration


Rwanda has used revenue from wildlife tourism to fund national development Famous for its mountain gorillas, Rwanda is restoring other conservation habitats Kagame becomes 6th President to join Giants Club KIGALI, Rwanda - Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame became the sixth African Head of State to join the Giants Club when ... Read More
February 28, 2021Ben Gasore
A snapshot of the investments RDB registered last year


The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) registered investments worth US$ 1.3 billion in 2020, a decrease of 47.1% from the previous year. In 2019, RDB registered investments worth US$ 2.46 billion. The decline in investments was attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic that affected the global economy.   Real estate and construction and manufacturing ... Read More
February 11, 2021Ben Gasore


The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA), Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Rwanda Chamber of Tourism (RCT) and the East African Tourism Platform (EATP) have signed a partnership that will see the development of business and leisure travel in the East African Community. The framework will enhance cooperation between the above parties ... Read More
January 20, 2021admin
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KIGALI, December 16, 2020: Rwanda Development Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with trade enabler-DP World to launch its new global B2B and B2C e-commerce platform,, in Rwanda early next year. The vision of the MoU is to make it easier for Rwandan businesses to engage in international trade. Rwanda ... Read More
December 16, 2020admin