What will it take for Rwanda to achieve its irrigation goals?

Growing unpredictability of weather and climate change effects continue to reduce agriculture productivity, increasing the need for irrigation in the country.

However, despite the obvious benefits and potential for irrigation to turn the sector around, efforts to scale up uptake continues to face challenges in the country.

For instance, currently, only about 60,000ha are under irrigation out of the national irrigation potential of 600,000 ha.

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