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, 5353 tons of cocoa, 3,508 tons of tea, 3485 tons of tobacco, 8,487 tons of oilseeds, 1,996,565 tons of cane sugar, etc. 5.2. From 2009 to 2013, ANAPI approved 46 investment projects in the agriculture and forestry sector. 5.3. The development of 5,000 ha of maize in Agro-industrial Park of BUKANGA – LONZO bore fruit on March 5, 2015, for the growing season A. Here are the details on the various projects to be undertaken in the agro-industrial park of BUKANGA-LONZO. http://www.parcagro.com Future Prospect The Government’s program in agricultural development aims to: Enhance the contribution of agriculture to economic growth; Restore the country’s food security; Reduce poverty and insecurity in rural areas; Increase production of food and sustainable products; Encourage import-substitution. For this purpose, the Government adopted in May 2013, the National Agricultural Investment Plan (PNIA 2013-2020).  PNIA PNIA’s strategy: PNIA focuses on around five programs, namely, the development of 20 (à vérifier) industrial zones for product management and food security; research, development and training; governance and building the human and institutional capacity of the sector; adaptation to climate change.

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