20 February 2013

Angola: Family Agriculture Programme Launched

Luanda — A family agricultural programme, meant to improve peasants living conditions, will be launched on Thursday, in Cacuso, by the development society of Capanda agro-farming site (Sodepac), Angop has learnt.

The project foresees to improve the living standards of the mentioned peasants, through opportunities of generation of sustainable incomes from the family agriculture, says a press note from the organizing team.

The programme will be developed in three phases and will insert the families into the formal market of great buyers, such as supermarkets, restaurants and refectories.

It will attend directly 600 families and has as investors, the state oil company (Sonangol), Odebrecht and Maersk.

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