Rice as a Tool to Improve Lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Project Title: PIRK II

Rice is critical to the food security and economy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s capital city of Kinshasa. This USAID-funded program aims to improve the local rice supply chain through a variety of steps; these include increasing the productivity of small farmers, improving post-harvest processing and handling of rice and strengthening farmer associations and cooperatives.

Funder: USAID
Project Start: 10/01/2015
Project End: 03/31/2018