Living in Kigali: Food Delivery Services in Kigali
Food, glorious food! Kigali has really picked it up in recent years as far as new restaurants and the quality of food goes. So it probably shouldn’t be surprising that the city has also jumped on the food delivery bandwagon (is that a pun? I’m not sure…) and has several businesses offering food delivered right to your door – like in any other country.Read More..
Africa Innovation Prize: Global Entrepreneurship Week Rwanda 2013
Between 18 and 24 November, entrepreneurs across the globe were inspired and motivated by a plethora of networking events, lectures, workshops, webinars and a whole host of other initiatives as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013. In Rwanda, GEW attracted around 27 partners who organised around 47 events.Read More..
IGIHE: Rwanda strives to boost mushroom produce
The Independent East Africa: Food processors target quality
The New Times: Mushrooms Blend Health and Wealth
One of the most overlooked delicacy of high nutritional value is mushrooms. And it doesn’t end there; mushrooms are highly marketable and anyone producing them would be eying wealth. Moses Opobo was at Kigali Farms in Gicumbi District to find out the wonders of this fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus.Read More..
ImpactFocus: Why Mushrooms Matter
Restaurants cooking mushrooms
Mushrooms are becoming a more and more popular ingredient to use in everyday cooking, and you can find a slew of restaurants that now use mushrooms in a variety of ways for all kinds of dishes! If you like to eat out and would like to venture and try a mushroom dish, visit any one of these restaurants!
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Kigali Farms to bring Mushrooms on the Rwandan Market
On December 18, 2012, Hon. Dr. Agnes Kalibata and the CEO of Kigali Farms, Laurent Demuynck, discussed the progress and current status of their efforts into bringing mushrooms to the Rwandan market.
Cornell Grad Student Taught Women in Rwanda to Grow Mushrooms
Bryan Sobel grad is trying to help women in the Rwandan town of Butare through what some would say is an unusual method: growing mushrooms.
Sobel first taught women in Butare mushroom cultivation methods for two weeks in December 2012. The trip was one of many that Sobel has embarked on to promote international development, from a stay in Bangladesh to a garden-based learning service trip to Belize over this past spring break.
Changing Lives by Changing Mushroom Farming and Consumption in Rwanda
Sustainable farming requires growing enough product to sell at a reasonable price in reachable markets. Entrepreneur Laurent Demuynck hopes to increase the yield of mushrooms for Rwandan farmers, thereby making this nutritious, but currently expensive, food a staple in the country.Read More..