ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage



Home » News » Economy

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:30 - Updated Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:32

Bengo: Agriculture minister delivers agricultural means

Panguila - Several agricultural equipment was delivered Monday, in the locality of Kissomeira, Dande municipality, Bengo province, by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Marcos Alexandre Nhunga, to the provincial government, in the scope of the incentive and development of the agricultural activity in the region.

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

Moxico: Display of several farming products

Photo: francisco Miudo

From the means delivered to the agricultural cooperative there are 14 tractors, with the respective tools for the constitution of two brigades, 120 tons of fertilizers, machetes, hoes, files and seeds of improved corn, for agricultural campaign of 2017/2018.

Speaking at the ceremony, Agriculture Minister Alexandre Nhunga stressed that the sector is delivering agricultural means so that farmers at the country level can produce enough, improve the diet and income to support the families.

The Ministry of Agriculture pays particular importance to the locality of Kissomeira because local peasants have demonstrated in recent years a very strong commitment to large-scale maize production.

The community of Kissomeira has a cultivation area of 10,000 hectares and has the capacity to produce more than 50,000 tons of maize. This production allows to produce ration to increase the number of chickens, eggs and pork.

Read also
  • 12/06/2017 06:42:13

    Bengo: Angop gets award for Banana Fair coverage

    Caxito - The Angola Press Agency (Angop) received the award of better media coverage in the 6th edition of Banana Fair (Feiba), closed on Saturday in Caxito city, northern Bengo province, with the participation of 200 exhibitors.

  • 11/06/2017 13:00:14

    Bengo: Nambuangongo displays over 400 tons of goods at Bengo's Fair

    Caxito - Nambuangongo displayed 493 tons of assorted crops at northern Bengo province?s Banana Fair being held in Caxito city, thus contesting for the ?Best Municipality? and ?Small Famers? prizes.

  • 09/06/2017 17:21:19

    Bengo/Banana fair: Round table on diversification of economy

    Caxito - The sixth edition of national banana fair opened Thursday in northern Bengo Province is dedicated Friday to a round table on national production as a turning point for diversification of the economy and export, the source of Foreign exchange.