28 May 2003

Angola: 'Maiombe' Network to Discuss Environment and Water

Luanda — The importance of rational use of water and preservation of the environment will be discussed at a seminars in Luanda in June to be run by the "Maiombe" Network.

According to a note from the "Maiombe" Network, an environmental NGO's concert forum, distributed to Angop, the seminar taking place between May 31 to June 5, aims at educating people and at an exchange of views among students.

The event marking the celebrations of the June 5, the Children and environment day, is also meant to sensitise members of district associations about the advantages of rational use of water, plants and preservation of environment.

The seminar will also discuss such topics as "importance of water for human consumption", "Consumption of water in the communities" and "Supply of Water in the Communities."

Tree planting campaigns at Luanda primary schools, a clean-up operation at the "Roque" market and some streets in the capital will also take place.

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