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LAVIE ALIMENTAIRE EN RDC

Le problème de l'insécurité alimentaire de la RDC doit être affronté dans une persective à long terme en éliminant les causes structurelles qui en sont à l'origine et en promouvant le développement agricole dans la RDC à travers des investissements en infrastructures rural, de transports par voie routière, d'organisation des marchés, en formation d'agronomie, de pécherie et d'élevage.
Tout cela doit être réalisé en impliquant les communautés locales les choix et les décisions rélatives à l'usage des terres cultivables, les cours d'eau et les pâturages.
1. La RDC est un pays qui regorge toutes sortes de richesses ; agricoles, minières, forêstières, lacustres et autres.
toutes ces richesses ne profitent la population congolaise qui vit dans une pauvreté notoire.
Les produits agricoles moisussent dans les villages par manque des moyens de transport vers les milieux urbains.
Ainsi les marchés sont pleins de produits qui proviennent de continents voisins (Asie, Europe, etc...)
Ex: Le riz du Pakistan, tomsons de l'Europe.
Les familles qui vivent en ville moyennant un maigre salaire n'ont qu'un seul repas par jour (repas incomplet).

English translation by PulseWire member AnnieTheriault

Food Insecurity in DRC

Food insecurity in DRC must be addressed with a long-term perspective and its structural causes must be eliminated. To achieve this, agriculture in DRC must be promoted through investment in rural infrastructure, transportation, markets, and training in agronomy, fishing and livestock. All this, as well as the taking of decisions concerning arable land, water resources and pastures, must be done in coordination with local communities.

1. DRC is a resource-rich country: agriculture, mining, forests, lakes, etc. None of these resources are currently benefiting the Congolese people, living in extreme poverty. Agricultural products rot in the villages because of the lack of means of transportation to urban centers. So, markets are filled with products imported from neighboring continents (Asia, Europe, etc.) For example, rice comes from Pakistan. Families that rely on a sole and meager salary only eat one meal per day.

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Food Insecurity in DRC

Food insecurity in DRC must be addressed with a long-term perspective and its structural causes must be eliminated. To achieve this, agriculture in DRC must be promoted through investment in rural infrastructure, transportation, markets, and training in agronomy, fishing and livestock. All this, as well as the taking of decisions concerning arable land, water resources and pastures, must be done in coordination with local communities.

1. DRC is a resource-rich country: agriculture, mining, forests, lakes, etc. None of these resources are currently benefiting the Congolese people, living in extreme poverty. Agricultural products rot in the villages because of the lack of means of transportation to urban centers. So, markets are filled with products imported from neighboring continents (Asia, Europe, etc.) For example, rice comes from Pakistan. Families that rely on a sole and meager salary only eat one meal per day.

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