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A MAP OF MUSANZE DISTRICT
A MAP OF MUSANZE DISTRICT

Musanze District is one of the 5 Districts of the Northern Province created by the organic law n˚29/2005 dated on 12/23/2005 related to administrative entities of the Republic of Rwanda. Its capital is Ruhengeri which is one of the largest cities in Rwanda.
It is made up of former entities mentioned below:
-    Ruhengeri town
-    Mutobo District
-    Kinigi District
-    14 sectors of Bugarura
-    3 sectors of Bukamba
It is boarded by:

>North: Uganda & Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through Virunga National Park (VNP)
> South: Gakenke District
> East: Burera District
> West: Nyabihu District
- Virunga Park: (60 km2)
- Lake Ruhondo: (28 Km2) in the south west
Musanze district is divided into 15 sectors (imirenge): Busogo, Cyuve, Gacaca, Gashaki, Gataraga, Kimonyi, Kinigi, Muhoza, Muko, Musanze, Nkotsi, Nyange, Remera, Rwaza and Shingiro.

A map showing sectors in Musanze District
A map showing sectors in Musanze District

• Sectors: 15
• Cellules: 68
• Grass roots: 432
• Population: 314,242 inhabitants.
• Households:70,830
• Gross surface area: 530. 4 km2
• Gross Density:593 h/km2
- Virunga Park: (60 km2)
- Lake Ruhondo: (28 Km2)
• Superficie nette: 442.4 Km2
• Densité réelle: 710 h/km2

In muhoza sector which is located in the middle of Musanze District is where we find the capital Ruhenjeri city. Ruhenjeri city is located just in the middle of Muhoza sector and it acts as a central hub for most of all Businesses, Trade, and a Tourist hub in Musanze District

Ruhenjeri city
Ruhenjeri city
Ruhenjeri city
Ruhengeri city

Ruhenjeri city during the working hours is occupied and only transactions and business deals are taking place.
In Muhoza is where the offices of Musanze district are found and were all the administrative work concerning district’s governance is done.Ruhenjeri city during the working hours is occupied and only transactions and business deals are taking place.
In Muhoza is where the offices of Musanze district are found and were all the administrative work concerning district’s governance is done.

 

OFFICES OF MUSANZE DISTRICT
OFFICES OF MUSANZE DISTRICT

VISION OF THE DISTRICT.
The District aims at the well-being of its population, by the noticeable reduction of poverty, through obvious food security and the development of community tourism, sustained by good governance and quality education, centered on science and technology.
MISSION OF THE DISTRICT
The mission of the District is to ensure the socio-economic development of its population through its active participation in the planning as well as the implementation of programs related to the promotion of good governance, education for all, agriculture, breeding and environment protection, trade, basic infrastructures and tourism.
OVERALL OBJECTIVES
•    To promote quality education for all, the Rwandese culture and sport;
•    To improve the health conditions of the population, gender and the rights of children;
•    To contribute in a lasting way to the increase of production and the marketing of agricultural and animal products;
•    To contribute to the improvement of rural and urban infrastructures;
•    To promote the well being of the population by good governance through the strengthening of collaborating approaches of decentralization and the participation of the population;
•    To improve the quality of human, material and financial management;
•    To ensure the putting into place of the government’s policy on good governance, economic development, state of law and social affairs

LOCAL PRIORITIES IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE
1.    Construction of school infrastructures
2.    Development of springs  and drinkable water supply
3.    Building and equipping health care centers
4.    Intensification and development of lasting production systems
5.    Construction of roads and bus stations
6.    Genetic improvement of the livestock
7.    Radical terracing, valley dams and strengthening
8.    Anti erosive systems
9.    Solar energy and biogas
10.     Building and equipping offices for Sectors and Cells
11.     Development of the main development centers
12.     Promotion of craft industry and construction of TTC
13.    Family planning, protection of the rights of the child and fight against scourge.
14.    Construction of houses for genocide survivors and other vulnerable
15.    Construction of a center for training in leadership and capacity building
16.    Hygiene and cleansing
17.    Urban development plan and parceling out
18.     Promotion of sport and leisure
19.    Development of community tourism
20.    Collaboration with economic operators and capacity building for cooperatives
21.    Gathered housing and land law
22.     Creation of database
23.    Construction of a memorial site
24.    Maximization of takings
25.    Education in Culture, Good Governance, Democracy, Unity and Reconciliation

 

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