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The Republic of Rwanda is divided into provinces, districts, sectors, and cells.
The district is the basic political-administrative unit of the country.
The cell is the smallest politico-administrative unit of the country and hence closest to the people.

The Western Province is divided into 7 districts, 96 sectors, and 538 cells.



Agriculture
Economy of Rwanda and Western Province in particular depends mostly on subsistence agriculture by local farmers using simple tools; the main cash crops grown include coffee, tea and pyrethrum.


COFFEE

Is grown on 12.695 ha on volcanic soils of the hills slopes over coming shores of lake Kivu in five Districts of (Rusizi, Nyamasheke ,Karongi, Rutsiro, and Rubavu)

TEA

Grown on 9,771.3 ha on hill side at high altitude between 1900-2200m and on
well drained marshes at an altitude 1550-1800m mostly in lands of Karongi,
Rutsiro, Rubavu ,Nyabihu, Ngororero.

Pyrethrum

This is grown on small house hold parcels of land in the foot hills of volcanic ranges in Rubavu and Nyabihu Districts Horticulture Fruits growing is favored by conditions available in the respective districts Pineapples and passion fruits mostly grown in ( Nyamasheke, Rutsiro and Karongi)
Tourism Lake Kivu is an extraordinary beautiful in land lake connecting 3 towns of Kamembe, Kibuye and Gisenyi, apart from fishing activities , it offers water transport to tourists in a brand new luxury boat boarded in Gisenyi town to guide tourism along Kivu shores.

Nyungwe National Park

Presents a unique phenomenon in primate tourism due to its huge concentrations of habituated primates whose troops can include 400 to 500 individuals. There are other interesting feature in Nyungwe like birds viewing, canopy walk and waterfalls One can't forget to mention amazing Gisakura Guest House t hat offers accommodation to Tourist can spend a night.

Mining.

There are various minerals reserves in the following Districts; Gold in Nyamasheke and Rusizi
Wolfram, Casseterits , coltanum available in Ngororero, Rutsiro and Karongi.
Methan gaz extraction in Lake Kivu is on going in Karongi and Rubavu Districts.
The deep waters of the lake contains an enormous quantity of dissolved gas to be exploited for eletricity power generation

Establishment of Cross border trade with neighbouring countries in RUBAVU and RUSIZI

 
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