Agriculture

Map of Priority Areas by Province and by Growth Pole
Map of Priority Areas by Province and by Growth Pole

In view of its assets, the DRC may become in short term an attic for the whole Africa and even for the world. At the same time, the country has large arable and fertile land, huge reserves of fresh water, an important rainfall, high sunshine making it possible to have lots of harvests in a year. To boost agriculture, a priority sector for the Congolese Government, a law on agriculture has been promulgated in 2012 (see law ). Hereunder, a view of various cultures and the location of the production sites

I. Potentialities and assets

Assistance in a negociation of a 40,000 ha land usufruct in Bandundu province – 2016 the organization of an economic mission to the netherlands in favor of the agro-industrial operators – 2015. Contact : embassy of the Netherlands market study on milling and soap industry in DRC

II. Potentialities and assets

The DRC offers several investment opportunities in the agricultural and breeding sector from production to marketing, to create a chain of competitive value in the sub-region. With its outstanding potential and an area of unparalleled farmland in Africa,

III. Various agricultural crops in the DRC

Vegetable crops Cassava, Maize, Rice, Peanut, Banana Plantains, Potatoes, Yams, Sweet Potato, Wheat, Sorghum, Bean, Soybean, Taro, Groundnuts, Onion, Tomato, Pepper, Garlic and other Vegetables.

IV. Legal framework

Investment Code (cfr. Act No. 004/2002 of 21/02/2002). The new investment code has the following objectives: a. Promote the establishment of civil engineering companies responsible for construction and maintenance of roads as well as movements of people and goods, whether by land transportation, river or air;

V. Achievement

The agricultural sector of the DRC has contributed for 40% of GDP in 2013. 5.1. It should be noted that in 2012, the DRC has produced thousands of tons of cassava, Corn, Rice Paddy, Bean and Pea. As for agro-industrial production, the DRC has produced 26,144 tons of robusta coffee, 5,636 tons of arabica coffee,

7 avril 2017