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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:13 - Updated Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:12

Election2017: APN pledges to boost coffee growing in Uíge

Uíge - The leader and presidential candidate of the National Patriotic Alliance (APN), Quintino António Moreira, Saturday in Uige (north) pledged to boost coffee growing in the province in the event of winning the forthcoming 23 August election.

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UÍGE: APN releases governing programme

Photo: Cortesia de Domingos Nicolau

Uíge: PNA leader and presidential candidate Quintino António Moreira

Photo: Cortesia de Domingos Nicolau

Speaking to his party’s militants and sympathisers, Quintino Moreira recognised the northern Uige province’s coffee producing potential, saying it helped develop other regions of the country in the past.

He recalled that Uige was in the past the centre of coffee production in Angola.

“We are are going to boost the families, small cooperative and coffee growers through low interest loans, so that the families get money to increase production and industrialise coffee,” he stated.

He mentioned as another goal for his party to end the regional asymmetries.

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