Rwanda and the European Union have dedicated to additional support their cooperation in sectors like training, agriculture and effort, officers have mentioned.

Belén Calvo Uyarra, EU’s ambassador to Rwanda, paid a courtesy name on Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente on Tuesday, December 13, and then she pledged deeper cooperation in key sectors.

Claudine Uwase, the Minister of State in rate of Planning on the Ministry of Finance, instructed reporters that Prime Minister Ngirente’s dialogue with Uyarra all in favour of cooperation in agriculture, training and effort.

“Currently, we are working on a programme with the EU, which focuses especially on climate-resilient agriculture,” Uwase mentioned.

“It has been noted that we need more investments in agriculture to be able to reach the targeted production. In the energy sector, our cooperation is focused on clean cooking, especially in schools, where we need to use sustainable energy sources instead of firewood. We are also looking for ways to increase our power generation.”

In training, Uwase mentioned, Rwanda and the EU are running in combination to expand TVET training in order to supply talents wanted in other sectors.

Uyarra, who began her task in September, changing Nicola Bellomo, mentioned she would proceed to deepen the prevailing members of the family between EU and Rwanda.

“The European Union is working with Rwanda at multilateral level on the continent, but also bilaterally. We are engaging in education, agriculture and the green area. We are also working together in the health sector as well as in economic and political governance,” Uyarra mentioned.