ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Economy

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:24 - Updated Thu, 07 Sep 2017 08:07

Moxico: 2016 Agricultural campaign yields one million tons

Luena - At least one million tons of rice, tomatoes, peanuts, beans, pumpkins and other agriculture products were harvested during the 2016/2017 agricultural campaign in the eastern Moxico province.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

1 / 1

Moxico: 2016 agricultural campaign

Photo: Angop

Moxico-António da Silva, provincial Director of Agriculture, Rural development and fisheries

Photo: Angop

More than 6,000 hectares of land are prepared in mechanised way and 200,000 others prepared manually for 2017/2018 agricultural year,  said António da Silva, the provincial director of agriculture and rural development.

He said that the region intends to surpass the figures of the previous campaign, but he would not disclose the production of the previous campaign.

António da Silva also spoke of the intention to increase the rice production, with preparation of more than 1,600 hectares.

On the other hand, the agricultural sector of the province foresees to assist 62, 467 families, against 50,000 of the previous year.

Read also
  • 05/09/2017 08:00:32

    Brent opens low in London on Tuesday

    London - The price of Brent crude-oil, a reference product kept in stock for delivery in November on Tuesday opened low in the London Market, with the barrel being traded at USD 50,28, showing a variation of 0.14% in relation to last Monday.

  • 04/09/2017 12:19:42

    Angola LNG to supply gas to Dutch Company

    Soyo, Zaire - The Angolan Liquidified Natural Gas Plant (LNG) will start supplying natural liquified gas to the Netherland company of Vitol, according to a sale contract signed between the two companies.

  • 02/09/2017 13:58:20

    Angola: Credit to economy increased 1.75% in July

    Luanda - Preliminary data on the monetary accounts for July 2017 show that credit to the national economy increased by 1.75 percent, while gross credit to the central government (titled and not titled) decreased by 0.96 percent, according to the Monetary Policy Committee (CPM).