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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.

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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.

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