Rwanda: Environmental Master Plan Needed


Ensuring that Rwanda's robust urban growth does not jeopardize the environment is a major concern of the country's city planners.

Kigali, Rwanda. Rwanda is considered as one of the fastest growing economies in Central Africa with urban population growth last reported at 4.48 percent in 2010.

  • Rwanda:  Waste Management Industry Waiting to Be Developed

    Rwanda Focus, 30 July 2012

    In Gakinjiro in Nyarugenge, close to ADEPER church, garbage from all around the city is assembled before being taken to the new landfill in Nduba-Gasabo. For people living and ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Finding a Balance Between Forest Conservation and Energy Needs

    The New Times, 24 July 2012

    If you stand on the side of the various highways that head into Kigali city, or simply stay near Nyabugogo, you quickly realise just how many charcoal-laden trucks enter the city, ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Supplying Clean Water Is the Priority of Vision 2020

    Rwanda Focus, 23 July 2012

    "Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink." So goes a line from the famous epic poem Rime of the Ancient Mariner by the 18th century English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Capital City Facing Water Shortage

    Rwanda Focus, 23 July 2012

    Kigali city residents are battling an unprecedented water scarcity that has forced some to depend on untreated water from swamps while others resort to desperate measures such as ... read more »