ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage



Home » News » Environment

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:59 - Updated Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:59

Namibe: Agro-geological center to ensure food security

Moçâmedes - The Agro-ecological Center, located in the municipality of Bibala, 234 kilometers north off Namibe city, will guarantee national food security, Environment minister Fátima Jardim said Tuesday in Moçâmedes.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send


To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

Environment minister, Fátima Jardim

Photo: leopoldo viana

Speaking to Angop, the Cabinet minister said that the project, which was financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), aims to study agriculture from an ecological perspective, having as basic units of analysis the agricultural ecosystems.

The government official said that nature is one of the most precious assets of Angola, which should be protected, considering the province as a model in environmental education.

She said that the Ministry of Environment has worked to integrate the effects of the climate change that devastates the region. "The province of Namibe is a region where we must reflect on the effects of climate change," she added.

Read also
  • 31/01/2017 11:07:40

    Environment minister makes working visit to Namibe

    Moçâmedes - The Environment minister, Fátima Jardim, is due to unveil on Tuesday the agro- ecological centre located in Bibala Municipality, in the south-western Namibe Province, under the National Environment Day marked on January 31.

  • 27/01/2017 18:31:15

    Angola: Environmentalist backs creation of green spaces

    Luanda - The environmentalist Manuel Alfredo highlighted Friday in Luanda the role of green sites in the environment quality of cities in order ensure a healthy lifestyle for the population.

  • 27/01/2017 06:56:33

    Environmental education must go beyond formal system

    Luanda - The environmental education must go beyond the formal environmental education system and reach the general public, according to the Belgrade Charter written at the International Meeting on Environmental Education in Serbia, says a press release from the Ministry of Environment that reached Angop on Thursday.