Advancing Nutrition through Agriculture and Livestock Development: The impact of the NICE Project.  

The NICE project introduced the Farmers’ Hub in Rwanda’s secondary cities, empowering farmers through invaluable training and resources to improve their farming practices. NICE has also equipped Farmers’ Hub owners and network managers with mobile smartphones, enabling them to efficiently track their transactions and analyze profits with their smallholder farmers’ activities.    Alivera Mukateganya, a Farmers’ …

Empowering women and youth in Rwanda through poultry farming

Poultry farming, as supported by the NICE Project, is transforming communities in Rwanda. Its innovative social business model benefits women and youth, allowing them to achieve economic stability and food security. In Rusizi district, the Ejoheza Bugarama Poultry Cooperative have received 1,000 egg-laying hens and feed to start their activities. Made up of 17 members …

Empowering Women: Nourishing a healthier future and overcoming malnutrition #InternationalWomen’sDay2024

This International Women’s Day, we share how initiatives such as the Nutrition in City Ecosystems (NICE) project have empowered women in sectors like agriculture, poultry farming and entrepreneurship, providing financial support and invaluable knowledge. In Rubavu’s Byahi community, 24 determined women have joined forces to combat the malnutrition affecting their children. Supported by a 1.2 …