Welcome To ARDI

Association Rwandaise pour la promotion du Développement Intégré (ARDI) is an Organization of support to the basic initiatives which was created in 1982. It was legally registered on June 20th, 1983 which was updated by Ministerial decree No 113/11 of October 7, 2004. ARDI is classified among the first Civil Society organizations established in Rwanda. The motivation of formation intends to support different groups in their integrated development initiatives and has also an objective of examining and shaping projects from grassroots, offering a service of trainings and so much more related



ARDI Purpose

The purpose of ARDI is setting in four pillars respond to the needs of the community for improving they are well-being as following:

1. To contribute to the rural food and nutrition security and WASH improvement.
2. To support the local community to identify their needs and find sustainable solutions through advocacy;
3. To contribute to the rural economic empowerment;
4. To contribute to the improvement of rural livelihoods in Rwanda.

Domain of intervention

In order to specialize and focus its interventions on a limited geographic area and in areas deemed to be priorities in rural development, the Association has decided to limit its intervention to the following areas: • Beekeeping;
• Food security;
• Livestock;
• Environment and Climate change;
• Agri-Nutrition;
• Advocacy and lobbying for beneficiaries.



ABDC (API BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY Ltd)


ABDC Ltd is a Kigali based specialized apiculture Honey Company that had its genesis as the former Center for Band bee keeping Services (CESAP) that was established by a local NGO ARDI in the early 1992 with a aim to promote Apibusiness sector in Rwanda Today, because of the stable political climate and the good business environment and good governance, ABDC produces and distributes its own Rwandan honey and bee products. It also processes and distributes selected natural honeys, modern beekeeping inputs and equipment’s professional apiculture business services and is well known for its high grade antibacterial honey, and services such as training and marketing linkages.  




BUSINESS SERVICES

  1. Natural honey processing and supply.
  2. Modern beekeeping inputs / equipment.
  3. Professional Apiculture Business Development Services.
  4. Beekeeping Capacity Building service such as training and market linkages.

  5. WORKING WITH FARMERS

    In order to achieve our core objective and mission, ABDC works in collaboration with cooperatives of beekeepers in Southern and Western province to produce high quality honey and bee products using modern equipment. Plans are underway to broaden the ABCD network to cover the whole country.

    UNIQUE HONEY PRODUCTS

    ABDC aspires to provide the highest quality and most innovative honey products in East Africa and in order to achieve our core objective and mission, ABDC works in collaboration with cooperatives of beekeepers in Southern and Western provinces to produce high quality honey and bee products. For more details visit this link:https://www.apitradeafrica.org/News2-March-2017.html


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ARDI'S Approaches


Integration of people with physical disability

Integration of people with physical disability, women and youth from vulnerable families, in modern beekeeping, small livestock improves their knowledge, facilitates social cohesion and increases their production and income Kwita ku bafite ubumuga, abagore n’urubyiruko ruturuka mu miryango ikennye, mu bikorwa by’ubworozi bw’inzuki, ubworozi bw’amatungo magufi, bibongerera ubumenyi,ubufatanye n’abandi, bikabongerera umusaruro n’inyungu

ARDI connects beekeeping cooperatives to Market

ARDI connects beekeeping cooperatives to companies invested in distribution and selling of quality beekeeping materials and good market of their honey and other sub products. ARDI ifasha amakoperative y’abavumvu kubona aho bagurira ibikoresho byiza byo mu bworozi bw’inzuki n’aho bagurishiriza umusaruro w’ubuki n’ibibukomokaho

Involvement of ARDI with stakeholders

Involvement of ARDI with stakeholders (MINAGRI-RAB, UR-CAVM, Ho Gent University, TSS Kabutare) in research on agriculture and beekeeping creates new jobs for women and youth Ku bufatanye n’abandi bafatanyabikorwa batandukanye (MINAGRI-RAB, UR-CAVM, Ho Gent University, TSS Kabutare), ARDI ikora mu bushakashatsi ku buhinzi n’ubworozi bw’inzuki byongerera imirimo urubyiruko n’abagore.

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