Nyiramageni site is located between Gisagara and Nyanza District in the Southern Province of Rwanda. The marshland touches Ntyazo sector of Nyanza District and Mamba and Gikonko sectors of Gisagara District.
SAPMP target group will consist of smallholders in the respective project areas who are producing or interested in producing of the food crops, horticulture (fruits, vegetables) and other crops. It will be largely made up of low-income households cultivating up to 0.2-0.3 ha in marshland and 0.3-0.5 ha in hillside, who depend predominantly on agriculture to sustain their livelihood. Poorer households will also benefit from project support.
5 cooperatives were identified to be operating in the marshland as well as surrounding hillside as follow: