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NEWS: Extreme weather found to affect 60% of small businesses in Kigali, Rwanda

There is little knowledge on how small businesses are coping with the impacts of climate change and extreme weather. adelphi and the Institute for Policy Analysis and Research have conducted a survey on how small businesses in Kigali, Rwanda are being affected by recurrent flooding in the region. This snapshot by Christian Kind and Dr. Aime Tsinda highlights the work so far. [more...]

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Building resilience in Rwanda through business collaboration

Project Reference: RSGL-1301

Out of the estimated 123,000 businesses in Rwanda around 98% are small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and around 84% of them are informal. Climate-related hazards impact many of these businesses in rural and urban areas, for example when landslides hot, transport routes are blocked off or when flooding occurs, production processes are disrupted. Support structures for enhancing the resilience of these small and medium sized businesses, are often not within their capacities. [more...]