The Government has committed to improving the income of farmers for agricultural growth of at least 6%


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The Government of the Democratic Republic Congo is planning to sustainably promoteagricultural and food sectors in priority and develop the agri-business between 2015 and 2016. The aim is to improve farmers' incomes and achieve an agricultural growth of at least 6% on average.

What emerges, according to the ACP, the macroeconomic framework of the Ministry of Planning and revolution of modernity guide. According to the source, "the government's efforts will also focus on reducing the vulnerability of the agricultural sector and the finalization of the institutional architecture of the agro-industrial park Bukanga-Lonzo with private sector involvement."

The pilot site Bukanga-Lonzo, with expected investment by 2020 would be 500 million USD and could ensure production of 200,000 tons by 2020 with 40,000 tons of maize per year, 500 tons of vegetables a day and 45,000 chickens per week.

The pursuit of feasibility studies for agro-industrial park sites in the Ruzizi-Uvira-Kamina corridor and the programming integrated of development centers (CDI) to grow 1.305 million hectares by 2020.

The rehabilitation and recovery of the agricultural sector in the provinces of Equateur and Kinshasa, with financial support from the International Development Agency (IDA) should take place in the medium term are also part of the efforts of the Government.