Dr. Gerardine Mukeshimana is the Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources for the Republic of Rwanda.
Dr. Gerardine Mukeshimana is the Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources for the Republic of Rwanda. As a minister she is responsible for oversight of all agricultural and livestock-related activities in the country, including new policy formulation, oversight of implementation of existing policies, and work with other ministries and development partners on issues that affect the agricultural sector, especially land use and land management, trade, commerce, infrastructure, gender and youth employment. Prior to this, Dr. Mukeshimana worked at International Livestock Institute, MINAGRI, and the National University of Rwanda. She holds both Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Biotechnology from Michigan State University.Read less