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  • Agriculture seeks food self-sufficiency
    Wed, 10 Apr 2019 18:39

    Agriculture seeks food self-sufficiency

    Luanda - The Angolan Minister of Agriculture and Forestry said Wednesday that Angola will achieve food self-sufficiency in almost all agricultural products over the next five years, as a result of ongoing programs to support family farming, increase cultivation areas and subsidize the price of fuel.

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  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 08:16

    Angola and France focus on farming, cattle breeding staff training

    Luanda - France will strengthen cooperation with Angola in the training of Angolan staff in the sector of agriculture and livestock, under a protocol signed Tuesday in Luanda by the sector’s ministers from the two countries, Marcos Nhunga (Angola) and Didier Guillaume (France).

  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 08:43

    Angola seeking to reduce food imports

    Luanda - The State Secretary for Agriculture José Bettencourt said Monday in Luanda that he believes that betting on national production will reduce the need to import food, with annual costs of around USD 3.5 billion.

  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:03

    State to subsidize 45 percent of fuel for agriculture

    Luanda - The Angolan State is to to subsidize 45 percent of the fuel for agriculture, said on Friday in Luanda, the minister of Agriculture and Forest, Marcos Nhunga.

  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:39

    Angola urges Africa to eradicate cattle plague

    Rome - Angolan permanent representative to the United Nations Agencies in Rome Florencio de Almeida encouraged African governments to keep fighting for the eradication of the plague of small ruminants (PPR).

  • Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:29

    Huíla: MP defends policies to end hunger in southern region

    Matala - The deputy Sampaio Mucanda on Saturday suggested in Matala municipality, Huíla province, the elaboration of structuring policies that improve the use of water resources for agriculture to end hunger in the provinces of Cunene, Namibe and Huíla.

  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 17:09

    Angola gets agricultural material plant soon

    Lubango - The country will soon have a factory for production of agricultural materials, with stress to machetes, plows and hoes, said Thursday the minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Marcos Nhunga.

  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 11:43

    Huíla: Caluquembe reaps 15 tons of Arabico coffee in 2018

    Caluquembe - At least fifteen tons of Arabico coffee were harvested in the agricultural year of 2018 in the municipality of Caluquembe, Huíla province, an increase of more than seven tons compared to 2017, announced Saturday, the local director of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Eliseu José.

  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:59

    Angola has significant production of mango, maize and beans

    Luanda - Angola does not need to import more products such as mango, maize and beans because there are crops that abound in the country and there are conditions to produce them on a large scale, said Thursday in Luanda the Secretary of State for Agriculture and Forestry, José Bettencourt.