RPT-Congo governor offers farmland in mining province

Published on 26 April 2011

A provincial governor in the Democratic Republic of Congo has offered about 14 million hectares of farmland to large-scale farmers to boost agriculture in the mineral-rich Katanga province.(..)"I think the conditions for producing food are better here than in neighbouring countries; (here) they have land, water, people," the WFP's country head, Abdu Dieng, told Reuters.

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