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Food security in Kinshasa with funding from the provincial Department of Agriculture: Caritas Development Kinshasa with more than 80% with the sweet potato and cassava

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Kinshasa, May 5, 2014 (caritasdev.cd): Thursday, April 25, 2014 on the outskirts of Kinshasa, Plateau Bateke, the launching ceremony of crops of sweet potato took place in cultivated fields Caritas Development Kinshasa, democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as part of its agricultural activities with the central government, through the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the capital.

According to the Abbe Director of Caritas Development Kinshasa , it is expected area planted about 2,160 tonnes and 1,600 tonnes of cassava , sweet potato , which will be sold on the markets of Kinshasa . The priest said that apart from the field of fooof the Republic Joseph Kabila 's efforts to pacify the country and agricultural development (...)