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Incentives To Investors


Rwanda ranks the 3 in Africa in ease of doing business and 1st in the Eastern African region. The country boasts of appropriate legal and institutional frame-works that ensure investors value for money on their investments. Rwanda Development Board (RDB) coordinates all investment processes and commercial courts are able to handle an settle any disputes that may arise. The introduction of the Kigali International Arbitration Center (KIAC) is one of the latest additions to Rwanda’s initiatives towards a hustle free investment environment.

For Energy Projects, the following are some of the incentives offered by the GoR (Refer to Rwanda Development Board for details):

1.       PPAs signed with REG

2.       Provision of transmission access to power projects

3.       Provision of road access, water supply and other necessary infrastructure needed to develop projects

4.       Fiscal and non-fiscal incentives including tax exemptions on power equipment in line with the Rwanda Investment Code.

5.       Provision of land for power projects or compensation of private developers for land acquisition where applicable