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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 10:35 - Updated Fri, 19 Feb 2016 10:35

Luanda governor meets with farmers

Luanda - Luanda governor Higino Carneiro met here on Thursday with local farmers to learn of their economic and productive potential.

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Governador da província de Luanda, Higino Carneiro, durante durante reúnião com empresários.

Photo: António Escrivão

 According to the spokesperson for the Luanda Government, Sebastião José, the meeting enabled the governor to learn about the farmers’ views about how they can make a contribution.

The spokesperson said the sector of agricultue is the one that will help relieve the crisis with their production.

According to the official, a meeting with the head of State José Eduardo dos Santos is in preparation with the same purpose.

He admitted that one of the main concerns of the private sector is the shortage of foreign values to purchase raw material and equipment from abroad.

The shortage of pesticides and boxes for preservation of eggs were among the concerns raised by farmers at the meeting with the governor, attended by the minister of Agriculture, Afonso Canga.

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