Mission of Dutch agro-investors to Ituri

08-01-2016 -

From 2 to 7 March, 2015, a mission of agro-investors from Flevoland, The Netherlands , visited Eastern Ituri, looking into the possibilities to initiate large-scale agro-inustrial development.

The mission particularly looked into the possibilities of large scale potato cultivation development on old agro-concessions in Mahagi Territory. Visits were made to Nioka, Vida, Ndrele as well as the INERA at Rimba. Discussions were held with concession owners, surrounding population, local government, NGOs. Soil samples were taken and the results of the mission will be used a a preparation of a Nuffic-sponsored workshop in September 2015