In addition to primary schooling, the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town provides access to hospital services for its citizens. Over 80% of the population of the commune are farmers and 10% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice. Other important agricultural products include maize and cassava. Industry and services provide employment for 1% and 8% of the population, respectively. Additionally, fishing employs 1% of the population.