These eleven photographs illustrate a range of observations between February and July 2019. Lake Kilimbi is located in south-central Rwanda, one of a series of lakes which contribute to the Nile River. The Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) is located adjacent to Lake Kilimbi.
North side of Lake Kilimbi, July 18, 2019. The Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) campus is located on the south shore of Lake Kilimbi.
Tour de Rwanda, March 1, 2019.
Variable sunbird, in the garden of my apartment, February 3, 2019.
Main entrance road into the RICA campus, April 7, 2019. Plants in drainage swales and road banks are propagated on site, then planted by hand.
Breaking stones for construction of drainage way dams, RICA campus, April 7, 2019.
Construction of the RICA vegetable and tree fruit enterprise buildings, April 7, 2019
Construction of RICA faculty housing buildings, April 7, 2019.
Rwanda Parliament building, from KG 13 Avenue, in the Nyarutarama neighborhood, April 17, 2019.
African openbill, along RN 3 Highway east of Kigali, March 24, 2019.
Waterbuck, Akagera National Park, March 2, 2019.
Grey crowned cranes, Akagera National Park, March 2, 2019. Nesting habitat for these cranes is found on the RICA campus.