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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ministry of Planning

National Investment Promotion Agency

ANAPI

HAUT-KATANGA PROVINCE

 

County town: LUBUMBASHI Area: 132,425 km2

Population: 4,617,000 inhabitants

 

Opportunities related to valuable resources

 

Pathways

Valuable resources

Types industries to develop or implement

 

 

Agro - industry

Corn, Cassava, Peanuts, Beans, Sweet Potatoes, Soybeans, Pineapples, Sugar Cane Cows (at KUNDELUNGU), fish in Lake MOERO and LUFIRA river

Dehydrators (drying units), flour mills, sweet potato chips production units, Pineapple juice manufacturing units, sugar refinery, soybean oil production units, biscuit factory, mineral water production units, fish smoking, peanut paste production units

Construction materials

Rubble, clay, imported cement, wood, plastic waste

Baked brick manufacturing units, Aggregate production units, brickyards, paver production units, modern carpentry

 

 

 

 

 

Mining and metallurgical recovery

 

Copper, cobalt, Zinc

 

Copper, cobalt and zinc ores recovery unit

Units for metallurgical recovery of sulphide concentrates and copper oxides;

Units for metallurgical recovery of sulphide concentrates and copper oxides;

Recovery units for the white copper-cobalt alloy; Units for industrial copper applications Units for the enhancement of artisanal production and cupro-cobalt ores

Packaging

Used boxes

Cardboard and paper packaging recycling units

Sources: developed by CEPI using data from provincial delegates

 

Other opportunities

  • MWANDINGUSHA hydroelectric plant,
  • Its geographical position: province linked to many provinces by road, rail (Haut-Lomami, Tanganika, Lualaba, Kasaï),
  • Abundant and qualified workforce,
  • Possibility of setting up: brickyards, plastic packaging factory, light industries (vehicle assembly, household appliances, electronic devices).

Ground

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

Vegetation

  • Clear Forest (Miombo)
  • Savannah woodland
  • Grassy savannah
  • Swamp meadows