Signing Ceremony for “the Project for Construction of Cyaruhogo Irrigation Systems” under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP/Kusanone)

From left to right: MBONYUMUVUNYI Radjab, Mayor of Rwamagana district, Ambassador FUKUSHIMA.
 On March 14, at the Embassy of Japan in Kigali, Ambassador FUKUSHIMA and Mr. MBONYUMUVUNYI Radjab, Mayor of Rwamagana district, signed a Grant Contract amounting up to 74,138 USD under GGP.
Signing on the Grant Contract
The project aims to promote rice cultivation and improve livelihood of more than 3,000 people in Rwamagana District. Agriculture is one of the priorities of Japan’s development assistance to Rwanda.
Group photo
 Ambassador FUKUSHIMA said in his remarks: “I am honoured to sign this Grant Contract with Rwamagana district. I sincerely hope that people in Rwamagana district will benefit from the new irrigation systems. I am looking forward to seeing a great outcome of the Project, together with people of Rwamagana District.” Mr. MBONYUMUVUNYI Radjab, Mayor of Rwamagana, expressed his appreciation to the Government and the people of Japan for this valuable assistance, and promised that the Project will be implemented successfully.
 This Project also aims to generate a synergistic effect with the Project for Water Managament and Capacity Building (WAMCAB), under the support by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) since 2019. This WAMCAB Project intends to improve the capability of managing irrigation and water systems.