Rwanda: Finding Balance in Economic Growth and Environment

Despite the economic crisis in the United States and now in the Eurozone, and the issue of climate change being pushed aside, Rwanda is aiming to balance the economy and environmental concerns in order to promote development, the government says.

  • Rwanda:  Making Country Greener

    The New Times, 5 June 2012

    Rwanda today joins the rest of the world to mark this year's World Environment Day, with a call on it citizenry to desist from pursuing economic gains at the expense of the ... read more »

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Preservation of the environment

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    The New Times, 5 June 2012

    BY any account the people at Rwanda Environment Management Agency [REMA] are a powerful lot. Anybody constructing anything anywhere must pay extreme attention to them or risk ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Economic Development and Environmental Protection, a Fine Line

    The New Times, 5 June 2012

    THE environment has become a key priority for many countries, but with the economic crisis in the United States and now in the Eurozone, the issue of climate change has been pushed ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Environmental Protection Is Everyone's Concern

    The New Times, 4 June 2012

    ON Tuesday June 5, Rwanda will join the rest of the world to observe the World Environment Day under the theme: "Green Economy: Does it include you?" read more »

  • Rwanda:  Roadmap to a Green Economy (opinion)

    The New Times, 5 June 2012

    THE World Environmental Day was established by United Nations General Assembly in 1972 at the Stockholm Conference on Human Environment. read more »