19 June 2012

Angola: Cofee Production Project Wins Prize in Holland

Luanda — A high quality coffee production project from Gabela locality, central Kwanza Sul Province, last Monday won in Ultricht, Holland, won the "Incubator" prize, a competition that had the participation of 30 contestants, ANGOP.

"The project, which was the best among 30 contestants from all over Africa, is turned to the ecologic production of one of the most delicious coffees in the world and the generation of employment", reads a note from Gasbi (an initiative that is committed to showing the economy of African Portuguese speaking countries).

Out of 30 projects, five went to the final, namely Angola, Senegal, Gabon, Nigeria and Ghana.

The representative of Porto Amboim's coffee plant, Anastácio Gonçalves, said to ANGOP that the image of Angola has improved considering the quality of the projects presented for international financing.

The competition took place in the ambit of the "Africa Finance and Investment", a forum that takes place every 2 or 3 years, attended by representatives of banking institution and financers from all over the world.

The main theme of the event was "Agricultural co-operatives", since 2012 is the international year of co-operatives.

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