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.
Women working on a farm.
Congo-Kinshasa: Getting a Grip On Food Security in DR Congo
IPS, 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
IPS, 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 »