7 November 2012

Angola: UN Considers Country in Right Millennium Development Goals Path

Luanda — The United Nations has acknowledged that Angola is in a good path for the fulfillment of millennium development goals, mainly in the domain of reduction of hunger and poverty, Angop has learnt.

This was said by the UN resident coordinator in Angola, Maria do Valle Ribeiro, after an audience with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, with whom she debated the co-operation between Angola and the UN specialized agencies.

She confirmed that the country has been achieving satisfactory levels of development in various domains, mainly in the fight against hunger and poverty, access to education, health, fight against great endemics illnesses, such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, as well as protection of environment and reduction of infantile-juvenile mortality.

The official said that two weeks ago was released a report of the UNICEF and the Agricultural International Fund, on the food security in the world, and it was noticed that Angola is part of the three African countries that recorded a better and greater production of food.

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