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Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:44 - Updated Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:44

2017/2018 agricultural campaign to collect over 200,000 tons of products

Lubango - Justr over 2,58000 tons of diverse products being cultivated in an area of 346,200 hectares were collected in the 2017-2018 Agricultural Campaign, which began in October 2017 and ended last July.

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Huíla: Sweet potatoes plantation

Photo: Morais Silva

Some of the products collected were over 160,000 tons of maze, 13,876 tons of beans, 57 tons of peanuts, 29,532 tons of sweet-potatoes, 1,943 tons of cassava, 4,754 tons of fruits, 37,000 tons of wheat, among others.

The lowest production was recorded in the municipalities of Gambos, Humpata and Quilengues.

The 2017-2018 Agricultural Campaign involved 314,604 peasant families.

During the campaign, the authorities carried out training programmes to train members of peasants associations.

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