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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ministry of Planning

National Investment Promotion Agency



County town: KAMINA

Area: 108,204 km2

Population: 2,957,000 inhabitants

Opportunities related to valuable resources


Valuable resources

Types of industries to develop or establish






Agro industry

Corn, Beans, Rice, Palm nuts, Plantain, Peanut, Pistachio, Sugar cane

Cows, fishes in BUKAMA in the Congo river and in Lake Upemba

Unit for the conservation of agricultural and fish products,

Product processing unit: flour mills, sweets, breweries, soap factories, cold meats, tanneries, shoemakers;

Mineral water production unit, biscuit factory; Fish smoking unit, crisps production unit, flour mills, huskers, palm oil production unit, soap factories, peanut paw production unit,…

Materials building

Limestone, Rubble, clay,

Cement works, aggregate unit, quicklime and slaked lime unit


Valuation mining and metallurgical


Resources to be exploited: cassiterite, silver, manganese, wolframite, diamond


Mining industries for all these minerals

Sources: developed by CEPI using data from provincial delegates

Other opportunities

  • Existence of the KILUBI hydroelectric plant,
  • Possibility of creating other hydroelectric power stations on the sites already identified: KALENGE, FUGWE, NYEMBO, BUWE, Kilumbe falls and on the Lufira and Lwembe rivers;
  • Its geographical position: province linked by roads and railways to other provinces (Haut-KATANGA, TANGANIKA, LUALABA,…),
  • Possibility of producing cardboard and paper packaging.


  • Ferralsols
  • Areno-ferrals
  • Hydro-kaolisols
  • Ferrisols
    • Tropical-recent soils
    • Tropical black earth on alluvium


  • Dense forest
  • Clear Forest (Miombo)
  • Savannah
  • Swamp meadows