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Winrock International
African rice fields

Legacy Project


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 Timeline: October 1, 2015 - March 31, 2018

Country: Democratic Republic of Congo

Program Area: Agriculture, Resilience and Water