Category: News & Press Release

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
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The Government of Rwanda, Unilever Tea Rwanda and The Wood Foundation Africa (TWFA) has signed an agreement for a second phase of the Nyaruguru tea project which will include an additional 3,000 hectares of smallholder catchment area and tea processing factory. The development comes after the success of the first phase ... Read More
December 4, 2020admin
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1st December 2020 – As part of a multi-phased conservation and tourism management programme for Rwanda’s Gishwati-Mukura National Park, the Forest of Hope Association (FHA) in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), today announced the opening of the Forest of Hope Guest House and Camp Site in the Gishwati sector ... Read More
December 1, 2020admin


The Government of Rwanda has announced the establishment of a technology center of excellence (CoE) in the areas of Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The new CoE, expected to start in 2021, will be founded and operated through a Joint Venture (JV) between Elbit Systems and Ngali Holdings’ subsidiary – ... Read More
November 25, 2020admin


The Government of Rwanda and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) today signed an agreement for the establishment of the Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) and a Memorandum of Understanding on the hosting of the permanent headquarters of FEDA in Kigali. The agreements were formalized in a signing ceremony at ... Read More
November 22, 2020admin


The partnership will provide 2,500 Micro Small Medium Enterprises and entrepreneurs access to free, virtual business skills programmes i n response to COVID-19. Kigali, Rwanda – 16 November, 2020 – The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and the African Management Institute (AMI) have signed a cooperation agreement to support AMI in providing ... Read More
November 18, 2020admin
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LOS ANGELES (Nov. 17, 2020) – Global travel authority Lonely Planet has today unveiled a radical reimagining of its much-awaited Best in Travel picks for 2021, reflecting an unprecedented year of disruption in the travel industry. For the first time, this year’s list spotlights not only places, but also people ... Read More
November 17, 2020admin
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156 Rwandan entrepreneurs and public officials are set to benefit from a 3-week online training on e-commerce that kicked-off today. The training, organized through the Rwanda Development Board’s Chief Skills Office in partnership with the Rwandan Embassy in China and the China International Electronic Commerce Center, aims to strengthen digital skills ... Read More
October 29, 2020Ben Gasore