Luanda - The director of the Climate Change Office of the Ministry of the Environment, Giza Martins, Wednesday reiterated the Angolan government's commitment to fight soil deterioration, according to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
Luanda - Land degradation causes a reduction and loss of biological and economic productivity of the soil, causing losses estimated at USD 490 billion to global agriculture.
Luanda - Environment Minister Paula Francisco will participate on Thursday 5 in the Second International Symposium on Agro ecology at the service of the Sustainable Development Objectives (ODS), in Rome, Italy, this month.
Brasilia - The Angolan Environment minister, Paula Francisco, is since Tuesday in Brasília, Brazil, to attend the 7th Ordinary Meeting of the ministers of the Portuguese Speaking Countries Community (CPLP).
Luanda - The Angolan government's commitment to combat environmental crime, with emphasis on the capture and burning of ivory, was recognized by the International Giants Summit, held from 15 to 17 March this year in Gaberone, capital of Botswana.
Luanda - The Huambo city, central Huambo province, will host on March 26, 27 a symposium on climate exchange ahead of the meeting of the Southern African Service Center for Climate Exchange and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL).
Luanda - Environment minister Paula Francisco praised the contribution of the Episcopal Commission for Justice and Peace of the Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (CEAST) which has created the "Laudato Si" forest in the municipality of Moçâmedes, south-western Namibe Province.
Cabinda - The Ministry of Environment has prioritized the fight against poaching and illegal logging in order to protect the species.