Delegation to the Republic of Rwanda



25/07/2016 - Rwandan companies to benefit from new RWF 48 billion lending programme pdf - 363 KB [363 KB]

The European Investment Bank has agreed to support a new lending initiative by Bank of Kigali to back private sector investment across Rwanda. The European Investment Bank will provide EUR 28 million (RWF 24 billion) alongside EUR 28 million being provided by Bank of Kigali for the nationwide programme.

22/06/2016 - EU grants €200 million budget support to Rwanda agriculture

Largest ever single EU financial grant to Rwanda - Rwanda's Minister of Finance Claver Gatete today signed a 200 million Euro (RWF 173 billion) budget support agreement with the European Union to invest in farm production, nutrition and jobs in Rwanda's all-important agricultural sector. Agriculture Minister Gerardine Mukeshimana looked on as EU Ambassador Michael Ryan and Minister Gatete exchanged documents sealing the largest ever single EU financial grant to Rwanda.

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Community-assisted access to sustainable energy (CASE), Rwanda

Community-assisted access to sustainable energy (CASE), Rwanda

CASE sets up market-based and sustainable ways of producing 24,000 improved, energy-efficient cooking stoves through capacity building of 6,000 vulnerable women, 300 orphans and 100 charcoal producers and helps to generate household income.


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21/08/16 - Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the attack in Gaziantep, Turkey

European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 21 August 2016 Last night an explosion hit women, men, children celebrating a wedding party in the city of Gaziantep. More than fifty lives have been lost and many are injured.

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