President João Lourenço talks to nature conservation entities

  • Presidente da República, João Lourenço (arquivo)
Luanda - The President of the Republic, Joao Lourenço, Monday in Washington granted audiences to personalities linked to environmental conservation and park management institutions.

The meetings took place shortly before the Annual Gala of the International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF), which distinguished the Angolan president with an award for his leadership in environmental conservation.

João Lourenço received the chairpersons of African Parks, ICCF, the vice-chairperson of this organization, Peter Fearnhead, John Gantt and Susan Lylis, as well as Rob & Melani Walton.

President João Lourenço announced Monday that negotiations are underway with African Parks for a public-private partnership, co-management and development of the natural parks of Luengue-Luiana and Mavinga, and a Memorandum of Understanding was signed to that end.

The chairpersons  of "Mars, INC" and Conservation International, namely Frank Mars and M. Sanjayan, also held talks with the Angolan leader.

 

 

The meetings took place shortly before the Annual Gala of the International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF), which distinguished the Angolan president with an award for his leadership in environmental conservation.

João Lourenço received the chairpersons of African Parks, ICCF, the vice-chairperson of this organization, Peter Fearnhead, John Gantt and Susan Lylis, as well as Rob & Melani Walton.

President João Lourenço announced Monday that negotiations are underway with African Parks for a public-private partnership, co-management and development of the natural parks of Luengue-Luiana and Mavinga, and a Memorandum of Understanding was signed to that end.

The chairpersons  of "Mars, INC" and Conservation International, namely Frank Mars and M. Sanjayan, also held talks with the Angolan leader.