Angola: Maiombe Network Hails Government Engagement in Environmental Issue

Luanda — The Maiombe Environmental Network Organisation Thursday in Luanda stressed the government work on environment and sustainable development.

The representative of the organisation, Rafael Neto, said so at the presentation of the programme of climate change adaptation, ahead of the celebrations of the National Environment Day, on 31 January.

According to Rafael Neto, the achievements in the field were the result of partnerships, joint and multi-sector work, true engagement by many institutions and citizens.

The environmentalist also highlighted programmes to combat poverty with stress to Water for All, even the Rural Development and Commerce.

These are Executive programmes that contribute to human development in the country, he said.

The event, held at a hotel in Luanda, was attended by the ministers of Environment, Fátima Jardim, Media, José Luís de Matos, the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) the Brazilian Jose Graciano da Silva, government officials, environmentalists, among others.

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