The role of AGRA in national Systems development in developing countries: the case of AIF’s ‘ On Cob model’ in post-harvest handling and marketing in Rwanda.

  The Government of Rwanda (GoR) realised that there was malnutrition in the country and the wider Region and agreed to set up a company to address the challenge by producing highly nutritious local foods. It is with the above challenge in mind that Africa Improved Foods (AIF), a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) by the Royal DSM…

The Fight against Aflatoxin

Working to stay ahead of the curve, AIF and CF have been focusing on aflatoxin management and reduction in the maize supply chain – to ensure food safety and maximize revenue from maize sales through high-quality crop production. Agriculture is the backbone of Rwanda’s economy, accounting for 80 percent of the country’s earnings and 39…

Africa Improved Foods partners with the Miss Rwanda Organization on a project to empower Community Health Workers

02nd August 2021 Media Release   Following the announcement of its partnership with the Rwanda Inspiration Backup Organization and Miss Rwanda 2021 – Ingabire Grace, Africa Improved Foods (AIF) launched a project to support Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Collaboration with the aforementioned organization. Community Health Workers are volunteers whose efforts in sensitizing communities on…

Miss Rwanda 2021- Grace Ingabire

Spotlight   In this month’s spotlight we featured our official Nootri Brand ambassador and Miss Rwanda 2021; the beautiful Grace Ingabire as she shared her experience here at AIF during her internship stint. What was your first impression of AIF when you first stepped foot here ready to start your internship? It looked daunting to…

Employee Spotlight – Jane Kalisa

What does Labor Day symbolize in your opinion? Labor Day is more than a public holiday during which we enjoy an extended weekend, it symbolizes something much deeper, it is a celebration of staff contributions and achievements. Labor Day is all about appreciating the work every single member of the staff puts in while also…

AIF Remembers

April marks the start of 100 days of commemoration as we bow our heads in remembrance of the victims of the 1994 Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi. It is a period of deep sorrow and grief for the families that lost their loved ones, Genocide survivors and the Rwandan people at large. 27 years after…

Spotlight – CEO Edouard Spicher

In this month’s edition of the Employee Spotlight, we will be featuring our new CEO – Edouard Spicher as he gives us a brief look into his experiences across different markets and his vision for AIF. Edouard is a Swiss national with an Engineering degree from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and a 25-year-old track…