Nestled in the heart of central Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is in the midst of a major transformation. Known for its abundance of natural resources that are estimated to number above $24trn, the country has recently posted significant economic progress and has diversified to expand on its agricultural and human capital potential.
In the past three years, the nation has exhibited double-digit growth and attracted the attention of international agencies and businesses, keen on taking advantage of a country making strong economic gains. In the span of a few short years, it has transformed from a war-ravaged place into one of great hope, supported by economic growth and fuelled by an abundance of natural resources and vast human capital potential. In the last decade, the country of approximately 80 million has been home to some of the most impressive economic prosperity in the entire African continent. Today it stands as a beacon of success and a model to which other Central African nations can aspire.