Made-in-Rwanda Expo: Exhibitors up by 80%

The Minister for Trade and Industry Soraya Hakuziyaremye (2nd right) and other officials open Made-in-Rwanda Expo 2018 at Gikondo Expo Grounds. The number of exhibitors at the annual Made-in-Rwanda Expo has increased by 86 per cent in the past four years with about 460 exhibitors showcasing locally made products this year. The 2018 expo, which is the fourth edition of the show, was officially launched yesterday at the Gikondo Expo Grounds. Organised by the Private Sector Federation (PSF), the exhibition aims at promoting locally made products by encouraging more local producers to showcase their products to a wider market. According […]

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Young innovators impress at Made-in-Rwanda Expo

      One of the impressive innovation in Made In Rwanda Expo 2018 At the just-concluded Made-in-Rwanda Expo, young innovators and entrepreneurs made lasting impressions with some innovative products. 1. Making non-wood furniture Three young graduates from IPRC-Musanze, namely Erie Nshimiyimana Tharcisse Ndahimana and Jules Aimé Simbi, have managed to create own jobs through fighting deforestation by locally producing tables, chairs, ping pong tables, dining tables, multi-position chairs by using concrete, cement, gravel, sand and steel instead of wood. The products sold to hotels, markets, schools, public institutions, parks, homes, and others, are fire resistant, resistant to corrosion, resilient […]

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