Mr. Aristide MANIRIHO

Academic rank: 
Assistant Lecturer
School of Economics
College of Business and Economics(CBE)
Educational Background: 
Aristide Maniriho is an Assistant Lecturer at the University of Rwanda, College of Business and Economics, School of Economics, Department of Economics.
Research Interests and area of expertise : 
Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, Welfare Economics

ournal Articles 

Maniriho, A., Musabanganji, E., & Lebailly, P. (2020). Analysis of Economic Efficiency of Small-scale Onion Production in Volcanic Highlands in Rwanda. Montenegrin Journal of Economics, 16(3), 185-196.

Mulumeoderhwa, F., Maniriho, A., Manirakiza, D., Furaha, G., Mastaki, J. L., & Lebailly, P. (2019). Risk analysis in the peasant framework : empirical analysis of farmers in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Agriculture & Forestry, 65(4), 35-45. DOI : 10.17707/AgricultForest.65.4.04 Available also at 


Musabanganji, E., Ruranga, C., & Maniriho, A. (2019). Migration Decisions among Rural Households in Rwanda : What Does the Push-and-Pull Model Reveal ? AGROFOR International, 4 (3), 68-75.

Maniriho, A., & Habyarimana, C. (2018). Effect of fertilizer use on potato production in Western Rwanda. East African Journal of Science and Technology, 8(2), 30-47.

Nilsson, P., Backman, M., Berkje, L., & Maniriho, A. (2019). One cow per poor family : effects on consumption and crop production in Rwanda. World Development, 114, 1-12.

Musabanganji, E., Maniriho, A., Kayisire, P., & Nyalihama, C. (2019). Regional Trade and Competitiveness of Rwandan Agriculture : Empirical Analysis of Selected Priority Foodstuffs. EPRN Paper Series, 2, 1-15. Available online : 


Book chapters

Maniriho, A., Musabanganji, E., & Lebailly, P. (2020). Analysis of savings among rural poor households in Rwanda. In Guranga, G. D., & Rukundo, J. B. (Eds.), Rwandan Economy at the Crossroads of Development : Macroeconomic and Microeconomic Perspectives (pp. 21-41). Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. eISBN : 978-981-15-5046-1. 

Maniriho, A., & Nilsson, P. (2018). Determinants of Livelihood Diversification among Households in Rwanda : the Role of Education, ICT and Urbanization (pp. 377-395). In : A. Heshmati (Ed.), Rwanda Handbook of Economic and Social Policy (Vol. 1). Jönköping International Business School and University of Rwanda. ISBN : 978-91-86345-78-5. 

Conference paper 

Maniriho, A., Musabanganji, E., & Lebailly, P. (2019). Crop production and food consumption for farmers’ welfare in Rwanda. In Kovačević, D. (Ed.), Book of Proceedings : X International Scientific Agriculture Symposium ‘AgroSym 2019’ (pp. 1621-1628). East Sarajevo : University of East Sarajevo – Faculty of Agriculture.