20 February 2013

Angola: Wako Kungo to Host National Meeting On Poverty Assessment

Sumbe — Wako Kungo city, in central Kwanza Sul province, will host the national meeting on Assessment and Planning of Municipal Integrated Programmes of Rural Development and Poverty Fight (PMIDRCP) from February 22-23, Angop learned.

The information is contained in a note from Kwanza Sul province Government that states that the meeting will go with the theme "Developing the local is improving the living of the communities".

According to the source, the meeting is intended to promote an integrated environment of harmonisation and concert that facilitates consensus on the priorities and relevance of actions and projects of combat of poverty, within the framework of the local development.

For two days, the participants will assess the 2012 programme, the mechanism for execution of the State Budget for 2013 in the municipalities and the methodology for implementation of the PMIDRCP, the strategic vision for development of trade and flowing out of production.

The agricultural credit and investment campaign, the rural trade support fund, micro-foment among the rural women, the combat of famine and poverty as part of the effort to improve the health services, municipalisation of the health services, are part of the agenda for the meeting.

The decentralisation of the school snack, including the micro-foment and productive organisation of the communitis and the strategic vision and implementation of small size industries and processing of products from the communities, are also among the topics for discussion at the event.

The event will be attended by 450 Government officials, among ministers, secretary of State, vice-governors, national directors, municipal administrators and provincial and municipal personnel involved in the fight against poverty.

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