Jointly -funded by both the governments of Rwanda and the Netherlands, The Division of Policy, Planning and Capacity Building in MINAGRI, partnered with the National Statistics Institute of Rwanda, (MINECOFIN), has established an agriculture statistics Service in charge of collecting, analyzing and publishing information pertaining to agriculture sector. In 2006, data collection has covered a representative sample of 1704 farmer households countrywide. Rwanda agricultural profile is extrapolated from results set forth by this survey.
This publication describes the methodology used, essential characteristic features of farmer households, use of agricultural inputs and manpower, crop productions, land use, animal farming during the 2006 season. Moreover, these results are compared to data of preceding years.