Promoting farmer entrepreneurship
ACORD is a Pan African Organization working to promote long term development and social justice. In Rwanda, ACORD works in over 6 districts (Musanze in the North-West, Gicumbi in the North-East, Kirehe in the East, Bugesera in the South, Kamonyi in the center and Ngorerero in the West) and seeks to achieve its mission through (a.o):
1. Women`s land rights: improving knowledge and awareness of land rights and policies, supporting women in securing land ownership and increasing production through improved farming techniques, inputs and sustainable land preservation.
2. Child headed households:building solidarity, care and protection for child headed households within their communities and improving their access to housing, education, health care, space for expression and debate, and safe opportunities to earn money.
3. Internal and external mainstreaming of HIV and AIDS for ACORD and partner organisations, knowledge exchange and management and lobbying and advocacy activities.
4. Stop EPAs: raising awareness and campaigning on trade negotiations affecting Rwanda, as part of a project to build the capacity of civil society in East Africa to participate in public policy debates.
You are welcome to contact the ACORD programme in Rwanda:
• by email
• by post
• by visit
Rue Mont Huye
• by phone
+250 252 573 614
+250 252 574 619
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