10 June 2014

Southern Africa: SADC Prepares for Climate Changes to Benefit Agriculture

Lilongwe — The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) expects to persuade the member states to focus on the problems of climate changes toward to a sustainable and more productive agriculture.

This was said on Tuesday in Lilongwe (Malawi) by the local representative of SADC, Sibongile Mavimbela, during the opening of workshop on climate changes and development of agriculture.

Sibongile Mavimbela highlighted that the organisation intends in the meeting that Angola participates, work on the interconnection of information around the actions aimed to mitigate the negative effects of climate changes in the agriculture of each country of the region.

However, the official said to count on the means of social communication so as to take the correct information to the farmers and peasants in SADC countries.

The meeting, promoted by the executive secretariat of, is being attended by journalists of public media organs and will last two days.

The workshop is being attended by representatives of Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, DR Congo, Tanzania, Swaziland, Zambia, Mauritania, Seychelles, Madagascar and Zimbabwe.

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