Land Cover Change in Northwestern Rwanda (2017 – 2023)

The images below illustrate the significant transformation of land cover in the northwestern region of Rwanda from 2017 to 2023. Over these years, the area has experienced notable changes in tree coverage, urban development, and agricultural land use.

  • Tree coverage reduced by 10%

  • Area covered with buildings surged 148.417%

  • Land under agriculture use increased by 72%