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CAR - Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Support Project II - Project Prepration Facility

08-Feb-2012

The Central African economy is dominated by the primary sector, especially agriculture (farming, stockbreeding, fishing, forestry), given the wealth it creates and its contribution to employment, food security and poverty reduction. Agriculture generates 41% of GDP and employs almost 70% of the national labour force. However, despite its enormous resources, the development of CAR's agricultural sector remains precarious. Its annual growth rate of 2% is below the population growth rate (estimated at 2.5%).

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