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Angola aims to combat poverty by upping domestic food production to 25 million tons

4 years ago

cassava“An announcement, made last week by Foreign Relations director Francisco da Cruz, detailed plans to boost Angola’s self sufficiency drive by increasing domestic food production to 25 million tons.

The ministerial director stated that the initiative is aimed at development and combating poverty. Da Cruz said that the targets for food production would include grains, cereals and tubers and that there would be, in addition, an expected drop in milk imports of up to 15 percent and production of 60 percent of the chicken meat the country consumes, as well as of 50 percent of beef, goat and mutton.”