Observations from Rwanda: November 3, 2019

Cattle and goats on the banks of Lake Kilimibi, October 26, 2019.
Construction workers arriving early on a foggy morning to work on the campus of the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture – November 2, 2019.
Bananas in the market, October 27, 2019.
Fish eagle on a tree on the campus of the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA), October 26, 2019.
Common bulbul on the RICA campus, October 26, 2019.
These buildings under construction on October 23, 2019, will be the first academic buildings used by RICA. Collectively these have been referred to as the Vegetable and Tree Fruit complex during construction. The three buildings in the complex have been given Kinyarwanda names after local flora and fauna: Inuma (Ring-necked Dove), Muduha (Candelabra Tree), and Rufunzo (Papyrus).
These two moths, found on the spine path through the RICA campus, each have wingspans of around 12 cm. October 30, 2019.
November 1, 2019, was the day students moved onto campus – a significant day in RICA’s history. These students are checking into their rooms in Ihema House (named after a lake in Akagera National Park), one of the First Year Farms.
Student government leaders were recognized during a swearing-in ceremony in the RICA cafeteria on November 2, 2019.
Sunflower near the RICA solar plant, early morning, November 2, 2019.
Fishermen on Lake Kilimbi early in the morning, October 6, 2019.

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