Urban-Rural Linkages in Times of Coronavirus Pandemic: Lessons from Musanze District in Rwanda

At a Glance

Publication Date August 2020
Format pdf
Country Rwanda
Thematic Areas Green Cities, Cross Cutting, Gender and Inclusive Development, Climate Resilient and Green Growth

This report is to provide a detailed assessment of urban rural linkages in Musanze District in Rwanda, especially in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic and measures that the Government of Rwanda put in place that are impacting the urban-rural flow of people and goods. This study discusses the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and related measures on the use of local trade markets, local transportation, and workers engaged in those sectors in Musanze District, and how the pandemic might influence future planning, design, implementation and management of market trade related projects and programmes in the District.