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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:19 - Updated Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:19

Agriculture minister prepares for opening of farming campaign

Huambo - The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Marcos Nhunga, has worked in Huambo province to prepare for the national opening ceremony of the 2017/2018 agricultural campaign.

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Marcos Alexandre Nhunga - Minister of Agriculture

Photo: Alberto Juliao

After having held a brief meeting with the local governor, João Baptista Kussumua, the minister, accompanied by leaders of the sector he runs, went to the municipality of Cachiungo, the site chosen for the opening ceremony of another agricultural year in the country.

Marcos Nhunga was also in the municipality of Longonjo, where he verified the functioning of the factory of production of organic fertilizer, indispensable product to increase the agricultural productivity.

At the end of these visits, he informed the press that the 2017/2018 agricultural campaign will be implemented differently from previous ones, judging by the volume of investments made by the government to leverage the agricultural sector.

For this reason, it has seen good harvests for the peasants, admitting that up to now the essential conditions for the start of the agricultural campaign are already created.

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