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07.02.2017 Government increases spending to carter for priority infrastructure projects

Government plans to marginally raise spending by Frw 4.9 billion from Frw  1949.4 billion approved by Parliament in June 2016 to  Frw 1954.2 billion, Claver Gatete, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning...[more]

30.01.2017 SDGs Center for Africa to accelerate implementation of Sustainable Development Goals

The sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) was launched last week in Kigali bringing together 200 delegates from across Africa representing the private sector, academic institutions, multilateral organisations...[more]

26.01.2017 IMF Executive Director acknowledges prudent economic management during visit

Rwanda has been lauded for its good economic management policies that have kept the economy on the right path amid external shocks. Since 2015, low commodity prices, foreign exchange depreciation as well as long drought spell...[more]

23.01.2017 Prudent economic policies tamed a tough 2016

The year 2016 was a challenging year both in terms of the global economic environment and the climatic conditions that impacted our agriculture production. As such, policies by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning were...[more]

19.01.2017 IMF Executive Board approves sixth review of Rwanda’s Policy Support Instrument (PSI) performance

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed on January 6th, 2017, the sixth review of Rwanda’s economic performance under a three-year Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and new Standby Credit Facility...[more]

11.01.2017 Harmonised Central and Local Government plans key to delivery of EDPRS2

Permanent Secretaries, Executive Secretaries of Provinces, City of Kigali and Districts convened in Rubavu district today for a three day retreat to agree on targets that can fast track the country’s development progress in...[more]

27.12.2016 Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville sign MoU to enable social security transfers

The Governments of Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding that would enable the transfer, from one country to the other, of social security benefits related to pensions and occupational...[more]

13.12.2016 Government and Development Partners discuss development issues

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning today hosted the 64th Development Partner Coordination Group (DPCG). The DPCG is the highest-level coordination body responsible for overseeing the entire aid coordination system....[more]

30.11.2016 Rwanda calls for Private Investments to supplement Development Cooperation efforts

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete has called for the push to have Official development Assistance (ODA) leverage private investments from developed countries to effectively eradicate poverty.Minister...[more]

28.11.2016 Rwanda and Netherlands sign €30 million grant to support districts infrastructure development

The Government of Rwanda and the Kingdom of Netherlands today signed a financing agreement worth €30 million (approximately Frw 25.8billion) to support national program that finances basic infrastructure projects in districts in...[more]

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