Rwanda scores 6.1/10 and is on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

for CAADP Process Completion.
for inclusive institutionalized mechanisms for mutual accountability and peer review.
of farmers having access to agriculture advisory services.
of rural women have access to productive assets in agriculture (empowered).
agricultural commodity value chains for which a PPP is established with strong linkage to smallholder agriculture.

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
prevalence of stunting among children under 5 years old.
of the population is undernourished.
increase of yield for the country's priority agricultural commodities.
increase of the value of intra-Africa trade of agricultural commodities and services.
  • Rwanda should increase its public expenditure into agriculture in line with the CAADP target of 10% of national budget, and implement necessary measures to increase agricultural productivity.
  • The country should improve on nutrition interventions to reduce undernourishment and the prevalence of stunting among children under 5 years old.
  • The country should put in place policies that would facilitate and promote intra-regional African trade in agricultural commodities and services.


Overall country score: 6

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process8.73.33On Track
1Completing National CAADP Process10.003.33On Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance6.113.33On Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support10.003.33On Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture4.916.67Not on Track
1Public Expenditure in Agriculture7.1110.00Not on Track
2Enhancing access to finance2.703.33Not on Track
3Ending Hunger by 20253.613.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies6.055.53On Track
2Doubling agricultural Productivity0.261.00Not on Track
3Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss1.761.00On Track
4Strengthening Social Protection7.8110.00Not on Track
5Improving Food security and Nutrition2.171.00On Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20255.552.06On Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction1.813.25Not on Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains4.001.00On Track
3Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains6.391.00On Track
4Women participation in Agri-business10.003.00On Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities1.391On Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.001.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions2.781.00On Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability8.546On Track
1Investment in resilience building7.0710.00Not on Track
2Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks10.002.00On Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results9.964.78On Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E10.001.00On Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability10.003.33On Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process9.8810.00Not on Track