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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 16:47 - Updated Fri, 18 Mar 2016 16:46

Cunene: FAO develops projects in three provinces

Ondjiva - UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will develop as from April this year two projects related to agriculture and cattle breeding in the provinces of Cunene, Huíla and Namibe to support drought victim families.

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The information was released by the FAO consultant in Angola, Nsimba za Nkaomli.

Nkaomli was speaking at project presenting ceremony to the government of the southern Cunene province.

FAO official said the projects are part of the existing cooperation to increasing the capacity of the communities to face the problem of hunger and drought.

Nsimba za Nkaomli explained that the first project called CELF has two components in the cattle breeding to support 437 veterinarians.

The second component is related to agriculture through distribution of agricultural tool kits and cereal seeds to 250 families who will be trained in the techniques of cereal crops.

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