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Thu, 30 Aug 2018 11:12 - Updated Thu, 30 Aug 2018 11:12

Agricultural production lowers in Caluquembe

Caluquembe - A total of 33,600 tons of diverse products, relating to the 2018/2019 agricultural harvest began to be collected last week by peasants in Caluquembe Municipality, southern Huila Province, a figure that represents a reduction of 26,400 tons in relation to the previous period.

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Huíla: Eliseu José, municipal director for agriculture and forests in Caluquembe

Photo: Morais Silva

The lowering of production in the said municipality is due to the irregularity of rains, as revealed by the Caluquembe municipal director for agriculture and forests, Eliseu Jeremias José.

In the previous harvest, Caluquembe peasants collected 60,000 tons of diverse products.

For the present agricultural campaign, the Caluquembe peasants have prepared 42, 000 hectares of land.

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