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  • Mon, 08 Jul 2019 17:54

    Italy: Angola elected UNFAO board of directors member

    Luanda - Angola has been confirmed as a member of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Board of Directors for a period of three years, a diplomatic source told Angop.

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  • Sun, 23 Jun 2019 11:36

    Bie harvests 6,000 kilos of maize per hectare

    Chinguar - The central Bie Province is harvesting in the present agricultural year about 6,000 kilos of maize for each hectare, a much better prospect in comparison to the 800 kilos per hectare of the previous campaign.

  • Sun, 09 Jun 2019 12:30

    Wood processing creates added value to national economy

    Luanda - The transformation of wood in the country, an initiative that has taken significant steps, will add value to the national economy, said Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Marcos Nhunga.

  • Fri, 31 May 2019 16:16

    Angolan ambassador calls for greater participation in FAO Fund

    Rome - Angolan Ambassador Florêncio de Almeida Friday called on African countries to participate actively in the donor conference of the FAO's African Solidarity Trust Fund (FFSA), on 11 June in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

  • Thu, 30 May 2019 15:06

    Agriculture minister calls for foreign investment

    Rome - Angola's Minister of Agriculture and Forests Marcos Nhunga has called for foreign investment in support for Angolan agriculture, among the priorities for economic diversification.

  • Wed, 08 May 2019 13:30

    Angola takes part in Fruit and Vegetable Professional Show

    Luanda - An Angolan delegation is taking part in the Macfrut-2019 Fruit and Vegetable Professional exhibition being held from 8 to 10 May, in Rimini, Italy.

  • 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.

  • 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.