Connect with us

breaking news

DRC: US ​​$ 687,153 from FPI to IITA to support young aquaculturists in South Kivu

Published

on

DRC: US ​​$ 687,153 from FPI to IITA to support young aquaculturists in South Kivu

The Industrial Promotion Fund (FPI) awarded a grant of US $ 687,153 to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). The signing of the contract between the two parties took place on July 5, 2019 in Bukavu. This marks another step towards the materialization of the cage fish aquaculture project on Lake Kivu.

Indeed, this subsidy contract supports young tilapia cage aquaculture farmers in the province of South Kivu. The project, which is among the 13 funded by the FPI, is in line with President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo’s 100-day emergency program.

It will include the acquisition of breeding cages, the fish feed manufacturing unit, a cold room, a van, small equipment and production equipment and working capital.

The FPI represented by its director in charge of the projects, André Ilali Lukoji on the one hand, and the IITA represented by its general manager Emanuel Nteranya Sanginga on the other hand have affixed their respective signatures on the grant agreement.

At this meeting, the REIT presented a $ 109,000 bank security as a down payment of $ 687,153 to mark the effective start of this interinstitutional collaboration aimed at achieving a visible impact project in the short term. and fast in youth entrepreneurship.

It should also be noted that this interinstitutional partnership also involves various institutions, in particular the Higher Institute for Rural Development (ISDR-Bukavu), the Higher Pedagogical Institute of Bukavu (ISP-BUKAVU) and the National Aquaculture Service (SENAQUA).

This collaboration aims at sustaining this intervention of the FPI in the supervision, support and employment of young people. This is just a pilot project.

The objective of the REIT is to contribute to the revitalization of the fish sector through the extension of this aquaculture technique to the national level, in order to allow more Congolese to obtain fresh local fish at affordable prices and the creation of youth employment.

Emilie MBOYO

Continue Reading
Advertisement
7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. Kiersten

    juillet 17, 2019 at 6:35

    I have been surfing online more than 2 hours today, yet I
    never found any interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth
    enough for me. Personally, if all web owners
    and bloggers made good content as you did, the net will be much more useful than ever
    before. It’s appropriate time to make some plans for the future
    and it’s time to be happy. I’ve read this post and if I could I want to
    suggest you few interesting things or tips. Maybe you could
    write next articles referring to this article.
    I wish to read even more things about it!
    Hey there! I’ve been reading your blog for a while now and
    finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from Dallas
    Texas! Just wanted to say keep up the great job! http://nestle.com/

  2. Hi to all, it’s actually a nice for me to pay a quick visit this web
    site, it contains valuable Information.

  3. banneroid.netlanc.net

    juillet 21, 2019 at 1:12

    Maցnificent bеat ! I ᴡish to apprentice while you amend
    youhr websіte, how couⅼd i ѕubscribe for
    a weblog site? The account aided me a applicable deal.
    I have been tiny bit familiar of this ᧐ur ƅroadcast provided
    vibrant trаnsparent idea http://banneroid.netlanc.net/blog/195868.html

  4. Daftar Poker Online Indonesia

    juillet 21, 2019 at 5:18

    I’ve reaaⅾ several good stuff here. Certainly woryh booimarking forr revisiting.
    I surprise how a lot attempt you put to create any such exсellent informative
    website. http://www.tianjingent.com/comment/html/?32729.html

  5. Fastbom Electronics

    juillet 30, 2019 at 12:40

    I have read some just right stuff here. Certainly value bookmarking for revisiting.

    I surprise how a lot effort you set to make the sort of
    great informative site.

  6. Keep on writing, great job!

  7. Nicolialia Pizzeria

    juillet 31, 2019 at 7:42

    It’s fantastic that you are getting thoughts from this post
    as well as from our dialogue made at this place.

Leave a Reply

Votre adresse de messagerie ne sera pas publiée. Les champs obligatoires sont indiqués avec *

breaking news

DRC: the « education » project will be submitted to the WB Board of Directors in February 2020

Published

on

DRC: Education project to be submitted to World Bank Board in February 2020

The Government’s emergency project on free « Basic Education » will be submitted to the World Bank’s Executive Board in February 2020. According to the Vice President for Africa, Hafez Ghanem, preparations are being intensified to ensure that this deadline is met.

« We are working very quickly on this education project. And we plan to bring this project to our Council as early as February. Regarding the height of the amount, we are in the process of making evaluations. It’s going to be a big amount, around a billion US dollars, » he told reporters at the end of his meeting with the Congolese delegation led by Finance Minister José Sele Yalaghuli.

Indeed, this emergency project is part of World Bank support for the Government’s efforts to provide free basic education, the implementation of which began last September.

To relieve the pressure on public finances to allocate at least US$25-37 million each month, the World Bank has pledged to support the Congolese Government in this regard.

https://twitter.com/Zoom_eco/status/1184909044315758593?s=20In line with the commitment of the Head of State, Felix Antoine Tshisekedi, and the President of the World Bank, David Malpass, the Minister of Finance, José Sele Yalaghuli, has clearly indicated the Congolese Government’s firm desire to see the process speed up so that funds are released within an acceptable time frame.

« This is the right time for the partners of DR Congo to match the real political will of the Congolese national executive to meet one of the aspects of the World Bank’s mandate, namely: the fight against poverty, » he said at a previous meeting with the World Bank delegation led by Jean-Christophe Carret.

With regard to the health coverage programme, Hafez Ghanem reiterated his institution’s commitment to continue working alongside the Democratic Republic of Congo, particularly in the fight against Ebola.

 

He added: « We will also work with the Government on a new health programme to strengthen basic health centres and improve access to health across the country. »

However, he gave no indication of the amount of funding for this health programme, especially since it is currently under study.

As a reminder, the delegations of DR Congo and the World Bank held a working meeting on Thursday 17 October 2019 in Washington DC. Experts from both sides, led by José Sele Yalaghuli and Hafez Ghanem respectively, reviewed ongoing projects within the World Bank portfolio and those under preparation.

In addition to education and health, projects related to infrastructure, connectivity (roads) and the digital economy were also discussed.

Eric TSHIKUMA, from Washington

Continue Reading

breaking news

DRC: the three axes of the Accelerated Programme to Combat Poverty and Inequality

Published

on

DRC: the three axes of the Accelerated Programme to Combat Poverty and Inequality

The President of the Republic launched his Accelerated Programme to Combat Poverty and Inequality in Kinshasa on Wednesday 16 October at the site of my valley in the commune of Mongafula.

This Programme aims to ensure that twenty million Congolese living in rural and peri-urban areas in the 145 territories of our country leave poverty or extreme poverty within the next 5 years.

It has three components: improving rural and peri-urban populations’ access to basic socio-economic infrastructure and services; promoting rural and peri-urban economies; and building capacity in managing for development results at the national, provincial and local levels.

The first component aims to increase the population’s access to basic services such as housing, electricity through the promotion of micro hydroelectric power plants, drinking water, health and agricultural access roads. This list is not exhaustive.

The second component aims to ensure that people in villages and peri-urban neighbourhoods have improved and stable sources of income and that they consume at least one balanced meal per day. This component will place particular emphasis on promoting inclusive agricultural sectors.

The third component aims to develop a culture of autonomy, which will result in the appropriation of development by the beneficiary populations, the strengthening of self-esteem, meritocracy and a motivated attachment to their living environment.

Substantial resources for this ambitious program!

« The Programme, the main components of which I have just unveiled, requires ambitious funding over several years, » said Félix Tshisekedi, aware of these challenges. In the face of such an ambition, the Head of State asks the Government to spare no effort to explore all possible avenues likely to provide the means for this saving action for the people.

It is with this in mind that the last Council of Ministers adopted the hypothesis of a budget reaching the 10 billion mark.

In addition, Félix Tshisekedi intends to engage the country in far-reaching reforms ranging from the rebuilding of the state with justice as the epicentre to the sectors of national life.

This is how he makes his main focus the fight against anti-values, particularly corruption, embezzlement of public funds, tax fraud, smuggling and tribalism. And all means will be used to ensure that all State revenues are channelled into the Public Treasury.

Finally, to make this programme a success, the President of the Republic is counting on the involvement of all his compatriots, beyond the divisions.
political.

Harris Kasongo

Continue Reading

breaking news

DRC: Economic and financial situation at the heart of a meeting at the World Bank

Published

on

DRC: Economic and financial situation at the heart of a meeting at the World Bank

The economic situation in DR Congo is the focus of a meeting on Thursday 17 October 2019 at the World Bank’s headquarters in Washington DC. The Minister of Finance, José Sele Yalaghuli, leads the delegation of Congolese experts.

In his presentation, the national silversmith described a macroeconomic framework for DR Congo that has remained stable.

Despite accumulated deficits of 420 billion Congolese francs at the end of September 2019, domestic prices and the exchange rate fluctuated slightly. And at this rate, the Government reports inflation of 4.2% at the end of December 2019, which is below the 7% end of period forecast level.

Referring to the strategic and political orientations of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Minister Sele Yalaghuli cited in particular the tightening of public spending in order to limit deficits and the subscription of treasury bonds with the ambition of mobilizing 150 billion CDF by the end of 2019 to fill the gaps.

The first results are promising, especially since a small monthly budget surplus was recorded at the end of September 2019.

Moreover, added Sele Yalaghuli, the third orientation concerns the Government’s firm commitment to pursue the implementation of reforms with the support of partners to remove obstacles sector by sector and to be able to remedy them.

With regard to cooperation between the Congo DR and the Bretton Woods institutions. After the break-up of the formal programme with the IMF in 2012, the ongoing recovery strategy of the current discussions is based on two options.

First, the interim program. Then, the formal program. If the first one will cover the preparation period of the second one, the conclusion of the formal programme could take place after the third quarter of 2020.

« This is the right time for the partners of DR Congo to match the real political will of the Congolese national executive to meet one of the aspects of the World Bank’s mandate, namely: the fight against poverty, » José Sele Yalaghuli said, addressing the World Bank delegation led by Jean-Christophe Carret.

With the World Bank, experts from DR Congo are working on preparations and options to initiate disbursement of funds for the Government’s priority sectors on are: basic education and universal health coverage.

This interaction with World Bank teams continued, with Hafez Ghanem, Vice President in charge of the Africa region, as the focus.

Eric TSHIKUMA, from Washington DC

Continue Reading

africa