Rwanda is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Rwanda is pursuing rapid economic growth, aiming to transform from a subsistence economy to a knowledge-based economy by 2020. However, in recent years the effects of climate change have led to environmental degradation, with a significant impact on resource-dependent rural communities. With the support of CDKN and the UK’s Department for International Development, Rwanda is now pursuing a green growth and climate resilience strategy.
Population: 11.4 million
Human Development Ranking: 166/187
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