ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Society

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:53 - Updated Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:52

Cunene: Red Cross presents contingency project

Ondjiva - A continence project to improve food security and mitigate the effects of climate change in rural areas was presented Thursday in Ondjiva by the coordination of the Red Cross of Angola (CVA) in the province of Cunene.

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

Cunene: Albertina Teresa José - Vice Governadora para o Sector Político e Social.

Photo: José Cachiva

Bié: Red Cross of Angola and of Spain analyse climate situation

Photo: Bartolomeu do Nascimento

The project presentation, which was attended by the deputy governor of the Cunene for the Political and Social Sector, Albertina José, aims to allocate technical subsidies and support in seeds and means of work to the farmer, as well as to educate rural communities about the decrease effects of climate change on the crops.

According to the project coordinator of the "CVA" in Cunene, José Zeca Tchipilika, the project, which has the support of the Spanish Red Cross and the Angolan government, is budgeted at USD 200,000 and lasts for two years and will assist 123 families in the rural areas of the province.

Alberitina José said that such programs are welcome because climate change has created situations of desperation for families, and the government has been working on education and action to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Read also
  • 05/10/2017 18:48:01

    Red Cross empowers peasants on food security

    Ondjiva - At least 35 peasants, associated in cooperatives, in the municipality of Ombadja, southern Cunene province, are taking part, since Thursday in Calueque, in a training session on food security aimed to fight against hunger in the families promoted by the provincial Red Cross.

  • 04/10/2017 16:24:06

    Cunene: Governor engaged in municipal investment

    Ondjiva - The provincial governor of Cunene, Kundi Paihama, defended Wednesday in this city "more investments in the municipalities."

  • 03/10/2017 17:29:10

    INAC intensifies actions to protect child's rights

    Ondjiva - The National Child's Institute (INAC) in southern Cunene province has been reinforcing actions to protect and respect the rights and duties of minors in recent months, said Tuesday the head of protection to this target group in Ondjiva, Macuntina Samuel.