OUR SECTORS

GRAINS AND HORTICULTURE

Supporting various market players to increase the incomes of small producers by improving the yields of their fields, their access to markets and market conditions.

TRANSPORT

ÉLAN RDC works to improve river, lake and road transport systems, with a view to increasing the revenue of smallholder farmers as well as improving their access to markets.

Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE)

Women are central to the labour force in DRC yet highly marginalised within it, meaning that participation does not necessarily mean women derive benefit from their work. ÉLAN RDC works to improve women’s roles and bring about meaningful…

BRANCHLESS BANKING

ÉLAN RDC promotes financial inclusion using mobile communication technology through support to microfinance institutions, banks and mobile operators.

SPECIALTY CROPS

ÉLAN RDC supports the revitalisation of the Congolese coffee and cocoa sectors in order to increase production, improve quality, ensure reliability, and bolster competitiveness within the global marketplace.

SME FINANCE

ÉLAN RDC facilitates access to finance for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises from DRC through the technical assistance it provides to commercial banks, microfinance institutions and SMEs.

RENEWABLE ENERGY

Most Congolese use charcoal and oil for cooking and light, which is often expensive and has a negative effect on people’s health and the environment. ÉLAN RDC supports companies that offer safe, affordable and energy-efficient solutions.

 

OUR CROSS-CUTTING SECTORS

MARKETS IN CRISIS (MIC)

ELAN RDC works in Markets in Crisis to promote the adoption of sustainable market oriented solutions in humanitarian heavy regions.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES (BDS)

Business Development Services (or BDS) is a cross-cutting sector that aims to contribute to the improvement of the business capacity of ELAN RDC’s partners.

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