Farming Spurs Hope in DR Congo's Troubled Region

The restoration of a farm that bore the scars of ethnic violence 20 years ago has renewed faith in the journey towards peace and development in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Farm Holds Out Hope for Peace and Development

    Inter Press Service, 7 November 2012

    Dairy cattle are again grazing on the rolling green hills of North Kivu province, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Twenty years ago, an explosion of ethnic violence ... read more »

Women working on a farm.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Getting a Grip On Food Security in DR Congo

    Inter Press Service, 23 August 2012

    The Association for Integrated Rural Development is one of a number of rural organisations on the periphery of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, which are ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  DRC Farmers Reap Benefits of Soil Fertility

    Inter Press Service, 6 August 2012

    Just two years ago, rice farmers on the Ruzizi plain in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo were content to harvest 2.5 tonnes of rice per hectare. The adoption of ... read more »