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Lesson in Food – People Need Money to Buy It

Touch the Soil News #1027 (Feature photo – Coat of Arms of the Democratic Republic of the Congo – Public Domain) The Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the largest nations in Africa with a population of around 80 million people. The nation has lots of farming resources – land and water. The nation is also poor and is struggling to feed itself. Four years ago the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo set out to create an industrial farming area of 4.4 million acres to grow food for people. The pilot project of 200,000 acres – while it got started – collapsed when the operating…

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