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, in the near future the DRC may become an attic for the entire African continent and even for the world. At the other hand, the country has large arable and fertile land, enormous fresh water reserves, abundant rainfall and year round sunshine making it possible to have continuous harvests throughout a calendar year.

To boost agriculture, a priority sector for the Congolese Government, a law on agriculture was promulgated in 2012. Hereunder, a shortlist of various cultures and the location of their production sites:

• Assistance in a negotiation 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 – 2014 – in partnership with Ernst & Young;
• Assistance to the dangote group in the establishment of a cement plant and agricultural development in kongo-central and bandundu provinces – 2013. Contact: Dangote Group / Lagos

4 July 2019