Role of Project Management Practices on Performance of Agriculture Projects: A Case of Price II Project in Musanze District, Rwanda (2019-2020)


  • Karangwa Mutyara Aline University of Kigali (UoK), School of Graduate Studies, P.O Box: 2611 Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Ndabananiye Gamariel University of Kigali (UoK), School of Graduate Studies, P.O Box: 2611 Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Mutabazi Placide Nkumba University, School of Postgraduate Studies and Research, P.O. Box 237, Entebbe Uganda.


Project Planning, Project financing, Project Execution and Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Timely completion of Project, Completion with budget, Quality specifications, Targets achieved, customer satisfaction


This study has been conducted with intention of studying the role of project management practices on the performance of Agriculture projects.  An evaluation was needed to find out if the Role of project management practices were effective and whether they really have contribution on performance of agriculture projects in Rwanda and most especially in Musanze district in Price II Project. The design of this study was a descriptive and explanatory design. A sample size of 73 respondents selected according to the formula of Morgan. This sample was chosen since it considered as manageable sample and it was enough to generate the outcomes and to generalize the findings to a bigger population. Data were analyzed by applying statistical methods, (descriptive statistics, Correlations, and regressions analyses). All data have been analyzed using SPSS 20.The findings revealed that Project management practices have a great role to the Performance of agriculture projects and it is implying a strong positive and significant relationship between project management practices’ role and performance of agriculture projects because The research concludes that a positive relationship between role of project management practices and performance of agriculture projects have been achieved at a very high extent Therefore, without project management practices, the performance of agriculture projects might be very critical.


. Mary M. Mahon (2021), Factors That Affect Agricultural Productivity, Goddard College

. FAO, (2018). The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017. Building resilience for peace and food security. Rome

. FAO (2018), The future of Food and Agriculture, Rome, page,224.

. Race w. Irungu, dr. Moronge Makori (2016), determinants of performance of agricultural projects in kenya: a case of nyeri county, Nairobi Kenya, page 9

. Saad, M., Cicmil, S. and Greenwood, M. (2002), ‘’Technology transfer projects in developing countries- furthering the project management perspectives’’, International Journal of Project Management, Vol.20 No.8, pp.617–625

. Landau S.(2010). Socio-economic determinants of climate change impacts. Prepared for the United Nations Development Program, UNDP-Bratislava Regional Center

. Minagri (2019). Explanatory note of PAPSTA handover to the ministry of agriculture and animal resources. Kigali,Rwanda.

. FAO (2016), Productivity and Efficiency Measurement in Agriculture.

. Musekura, Celestin. (2011), Assessment of causes of the failure of Gikongoro Agricultural Development Project, Kigali, Rwnada

. Nyangito, H., & Okello, J. (2008). Kenya‟s Agricultural Policy and Sector Performance: 1964-1996, IPAR, Occasional Paper No. 04.

. FAO (2002), the role of agriculture in the development of least-developed countries and their integration into the world economy, Rome

. Gido, J., & Clements, J. (2006). Successful project management. 3rd Ed., Mason, OH: Thomson South-Western

. Brennan, M., & Johnston, R. (1996). Planning or organizing: The implications of theories of Briquette, (1999). “Better Practices in Agriculture Lending”, FAO

. Patanakul, P. Shenhar, A.J. & Milosevic, D.Z. (2012). How project strategy is used in project management: Cases of new product development and software development projects RDB (2013). Annual report 2013, Kigali Rwanda

. Okeyo. O. E., Mogusu. J. & Ombachi. N.K (2019). Effectiveness of Monitoring and Evaluation Structure on the Performance of County Government Projects in the Lake Region Economic Bloc of Nyanza, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 9, Issue 3, ISSN 2250-3153

. Matira, K. M. & Awolusi, O. D. (2020). Leaders and Managers Styles towards Employee Centricity: A Study of Hospitality Industry in the United Arab Emirates, Information Management and Business Review, 12(1), 1-21.

. Akhisar, İ., Tunay, K. B., & Tunay, N. (2015). The effects of innovations on bank performance: The case of electronic banking services. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 195, 369-375.

. Chizoba, E. A., & Anthony, R. (2020). Cashless policy in Nigeria and its socio-economic impact. Journal of Public Administration and Research, 6(10), 2224-5731.

. Muteteri, N. (2015). Electronic banking and financial performance of commercial banks in Rwanda, a cse of Bank og Kigali. New york: McGraw-Hill Inc.

. Bojesson, C. (2015). Improving Project Performance In Product Development Improving Project Performance (Issue 192). Mälardalen University Press Licentiate Theses No.

. Muute. (2019). Project Planning Practices and Performance of Construction. April.

. News. (2018). Newsletter In Action : Their Experiences The Month Of. May.




How to Cite

Karangwa Mutyara Aline, Ndabananiye Gamariel, & Mutabazi Placide. (2022). Role of Project Management Practices on Performance of Agriculture Projects: A Case of Price II Project in Musanze District, Rwanda (2019-2020). International Journal of Social Sciences: Current and Future Research Trends, 13(1), 133–141. Retrieved from