Addis Ababa - Angola has arable lands and good climate to develop the agricultural sector, said last Friday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the African Union (AU) commissioner for economy and rural agriculture, the Angolan Josefa Sacko.More about this news
Chinguar - Two thousand tonnes of white potatoes will be produced by the Alfeu Vinevala farm in March in the central Bié Produce, representing 1,000 more than the production of the last quarter of 2018.
Humpata - The rehabilitation of the Neves dam in the municipality of Humpata, province of Huíla, included in this year's budget, will allow doubling the retention capacity to 6.4 billion cubic meters of water that will continuously irrigate 1,400 hectares of the irrigated perimeter of the local channel.
Luanda - At least USD 9 million was deposited in Angolan commercial banks from September to December this year as result of activity performed by the national exporters of sawn timber, according to Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
Luanda - Angola expects to receive as from next week a set of 500 tractors (100HP and 90 HP) to boost the country’s agricultural production.
Luanda - Angolan President Joao Lourenço said Friday in Luanda that the State will continue to support family farming, thus increasing the budget for the sector by fivefold in the General State Budget for the coming year, from the current 0,3 percent to 1.6 percent in 2019.
Saurimo - Angola’s National Diamond Company of Angola (Endiama) will launch farming/cattle projects from 2019 in the diamond mining areas to create more jobs and guaranteeing self-sufficiency in food.
Luanda - The International Agricultural Development Fund (IFAD) will assist the Angolan government in the implementation of the Agricultural Recovery Project (ARP) with USD 7,6 million to be conducted in eight municipalities of Benguela,Cunene and Huila provinces.
Luanda - The Commercial Agriculture Development Project (PDAC) launched today (Wednesday) in Luanda by the Angolan Government will absorb 230 million US dollars, an initiative to be implemented in two phases for six years.