Republic-of-the-Congo
Congo

Congo scores 2.8/10 and is not on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

100%
for CAADP Process Completion.
70%
of farm, pastoral, and fisher households are resilient to climate and weather related shocks.
10.7%
annual growth of the agriculture value added (agricultural GDP).
100%
official development assistance (ODA) disbursed to agriculture, against ODA commitments.
117%
increase of the size of irrigated areas, from its value of the year 2000.

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

1.6%
of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
2.9%
of men and women engaged in agriculture having access to financial services.
21.3%
prevalence of stunting among children under 5 years old.
3.5%
of youth engaged in new job opportunities in agriculture value chains.
0.4%
of rural women have access to productive assets in agriculture (empowered).
Recommendations
  • Congo should increase its spending in agriculture sector to meet the CAADP Malabo target of 10%, and enhance farmers' access to financial services to spur agricultural transformation.
  • The country should increase and sustain its funding allocation to agricultural research and development as one of the strategies to enhance productivity.
  • The country should invest in nutrition interventions to reduce the prevalence of stunting among children under 5 years old.

COUNTRY SCORECARD

Overall country score: 2.6

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process8.523.33On Track
1Completing National CAADP Process10.003.33On Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance8.093.33On Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support7.483.33On Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture2.896.67Not on Track
1Public Expenditure in Agriculture5.4910.00Not on Track
2Enhancing access to finance0.293.33Not on Track
3Ending Hunger by 20250.633.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies3.175.53Not on Track
2Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss0.001.00Not on Track
3Doubling agricultural Productivity0.001.00Not on Track
4Strengthening Social Protection0.0010.00Not on Track
5Improving Food security and Nutrition0.001.00Not on Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20251.022.06Not on Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction2.713.25Not on Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains0.001.00Not on Track
3Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains1.151.00On Track
4Women participation in Agri-business0.203.00Not on Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities11On Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.001.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions2.001.00On Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability2.56Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks5.002.00On Track
2Investment in resilience building0.0010.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results3.044.78Not on Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E0.001.00Not on Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability0.003.33Not on Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process9.1110.00Not on Track