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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ministry of Planning

National Investment Promotion Agency




County town: TSHIKAPA Area: 95,631 km2

Population: 2,801,000


Opportunities related to valuable resources


Valuable resources

Types of industries to develop or establish





Agro industry

Corn, Millet, Cassava, Soybeans, Beans, Squash, Chili, Plantain, Pineapple


Cows, fish in the KASAI, TSHIKAPA rivers

Dehydrators (Drying unit), flour mills, soybean oil production unit, palm oil production unit, biscuit factories, crisps production unit, soap factories, margarine production unit, juice production unit pineapple, mineral water production unit, fish smoking units, cold meats, modern slaughterhouses, etc.

Materials building


Aggregate unit


Valuation mining and metallurgical


Already exploited: Jewelry diamond


Valorization unit for jewelry diamonds, jewelry stores, etc.

Coking and manufacturing of petroleum products

To be exploited: Oil at NDEKESE

Oil exploitation and refining unit

Sources: developed by CEPI using data from provincial delegates


Other opportunities

  • Hydroelectric sites identified: at ILEBO and TSHIKAPA;
  • Existence of a private hydroelectric power station: HEDC;
  • Possibility of producing packaging in



  • Areonoferralsol on sand
  • Ferralitic soils
  • Ferrisols



  • Dense forest
  • Savannah woodland
  • Grassy savannah