Rwanda Mountain Tea Hydro Power Subsidy

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Rwanda Mountain Tea ltd. is an investor in tea plantations and tea processing facilities. RMT started its tea operations in 2007, with the rehabilitation of two tea factories Rubaya and Nyabihu. The rehabilitation of Nyabihu tea factory has been financed through a BIO USD loan of 1 M USD, read more on BIO’s investment in the Nyabihu tea factory here.

To meet the increasing energy demands for the growing tea plantations, RMT conducted a feasibility study to install a hydro power plant on the Giciye. BIO invested in the hydro power plant, read more here.

BIO subsidized a € 200,000 technical assistance project to supervise the tendering phase and construction of the hydropower plant.

  • Investment amount (€):

    EUR 200,000

  • Contract signature :

    2011

  • Nature of intervention :

    Tendering and construction subsidy