II. Potentialities and assets
The DRC offers several investment opportunities in the agricultural and breeding sector from production to marketing, to the creation of a competitive value chain in the sub-region.
With its outstanding potential and an area of unparalleled farmland in Africa, the DRC is able to feed 2 billion people.
2.1. Climate and Rainfall
– Average annual temperature:
- 26 ° C at the coast
- 24-25 ° C in the Cuvette Centrale
- 6-10 ° C in the mountainous eastern provinces.
- 20 ° C on the high plateau of Katanga.
- 1000 mm / year
The DRC has several types of vegetation including equatorial forest, woodland, grassy savannahs, mountainous vegetation, etc.
The country has 80 million hectares of arable land and 4 million hectares of irrigable land. These include ferrisols, sandy clay soils with clay tasks, sandy soils, recent volcanic soils, alluvial plain soils, ancient rocks soil, areno-ferrals, hydro-kaolisols, etc.