Rwanda to issue green building certificates in 2018

The sustainable building model in Rwanda is coming of age especially with the new move by the government to introduce green building certification and guidelines by 2018.

Sunday Times has established that the green building certificate will serve as an implementation instrument of the green construction regulations component of the recently adopted Building Code.

According to Yves Sangwa, the executive secretary of Rwanda Green Building Organisation (RwGBO), once green building certificates start getting issued to property developers, it will make Rwanda one (if not the first) country in Africa to have minimum compliance requirements for ‘green building’.

Read the full article at The NewTimes.