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Wed, 05 Jul 2017 06:53 - Updated Wed, 05 Jul 2017 06:53

Malanje: Construction of waste recycling plant defended

Malanje - The construction of a solid waste screening and recycling plant in Malanje was suggested on Tuesday by the Environment minister, Fátima Jardim, aimed at reusing this product and improving the image of the city.

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Environment Minister, Fátima Jardim

Photo: Antonio Escrivao

The minister said so during a meeting with the local governor, Norberto Fernandes dos Santos "Kwata Kanawa", in the presence of the UN representative in Angola, Pier Paolo Balladelli, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Endiama-EP, Carlos Sumbula, aimed at coordinating ideas to improve the preservation of fauna and flora in the province.

According to Fátima Jardim, Malanje province has the necessary conditions to materialize this project, which also aims at ensuring a more adequate cleaning plan, thus suggesting its inclusion in the 2018 General State Budget (OGE).

She also said that a strategic plan for climate change was needed in order to facilitate management and respond to the environmental impacts that have occurred in recent times.

In this regard, the official reiterated the importance of continuing to educate the population about improving the quality of environment and poaching, with a view to preserving animal and forest species.

Fátima Jardim heads a delegation including the United Nations representative in Angola, Pier Paolo Balladelli, and the chairman of the Board of Directors of Endiama-EP, Carlos Sumbula, who paid a few-hour working visit to Cangandala National Park, aimed at checking its current state and the protection level of sable antelope.

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