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The tax-to-GDP ratio in the Democratic Republic of the Congo¹ decreased by 2.1 percentage points, from 9.7% in 2015 to 7.6% in 2016. In comparison, the average for the 21 African countries in Revenue Statistics in Africa 2018 remained at 18.2% over the same period.
These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
The growth rate of the Congolese economy fell from 6.9% in 2015 to 2.5% in 2016, but could rebound to 4.0% in 2017 and 5.2% in 2018, given the expected rise in prices of the country’s raw materials. The DRC made some progress in terms of human development in 2016, but that progress remains fragile.
“I am deeply saddened to learn about the tragic deaths of Michael Sharp and Zaida Catalan, members of the UN Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). On behalf of my Organisation, I wish to convey our condolences to their families and colleagues from the UN and beyond, who had the pleasure of working with them."
With Africa’s population set to double by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people’s living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015, released at the African Development Bank Group’s 50th Annual Meetings.
Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has a complex and fluctuating risk landscape. The population is faced with multiple shocks of diverse nature and intensity. All of them impact on household livelihoods system. How can the resilience of population be strengthened in areas affected by multiple forms of conflicts?
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This gold baseline study is the first of five studies intended to identify and assess potential traceable “conflict-free” supply chains of artisanally-mined Congolese gold and to identify the challenges to implementation of supply chain due diligence. The study was carried out in Musebe, Haut Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo.
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La pertinence de la stratégie de coopération CE-RC est élevée au cours de la période en revue. Elle présente une forte adaptation à l’évolution du contexte de la RC, notamment le passage d’une situation de post-conflit à une problématique de croissance durable.
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This report provides the results of an assessment of the impacts of Tuungane, a major UK government funded Community Driven Reconstruction Program in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Comme instrument de lutte contre la pauvreté, le programme n’a pas été efficace dans le cas de la RDC. D’abord, les montants des dépenses financés par l’allègement sont relativement réduits et peuvent donc n’avoir que des effets limités.