FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE! Apply by January 15th, 2019!

By IGIHE
On 7 December 2018 at 10:00

Student recruitment has begun for RICA’s first-year class of 84 students, drawn from across Rwanda. All three classes of 252 students will receive full scholarships to attend RICA.

The Institute for Conservation Agriculture will open in July 2019 with headquarters in Gashora sector Bugesera District of Eastern Province.

Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) is an English language institution dedicated to educating and inspiring a new generation of agricultural innovators in Rwanda Establishing the Institute is a joint effort of the Government of Rwanda and the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln providing leadership in curriculum development and technical advising.

RICA’s year-round curriculum will be a three-year program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Conservation Agriculture.

RICA students will engage in experiential, hands-on learning emphasizing conservation agriculture and One Health principles, oral and written communication, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

Graduates will be problem solvers able to operate farms, start agribusinesses, assume management roles in cooperatives, NGOs, and other agricultural enterprises, and serve their communities as extension agents, technical experts, and policy advisors.
Students at RICA will be exposed to different enterprises including Small Ruminants, Dairy, Poultry and Swine, Row and Forage Crops, Vegetable and Tree Crops, Irrigation and Mechanization.

Please visit the RICA website at www.rica.rw.
Apply now by
clicking here.

Student recruitment has begun for the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA)'s first-year class of 84 students, drawn from across Rwanda.

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