26 June 2014

Angola: Role of Women in Rural Economy Praised

Matala — The deputy municipal administrator of Matala, in the southern Huíla Province, Castilho Marcolino, praised Thursday the role of women in the growth of rural economy in Angola.

Speaking to ANGOP, during the municipal hearing meeting, Castilho Marcolino said that the rural women, even in difficult conditions, have always contributed to a decisive and exemplary manner in promoting and developing the rural economy, reason why the hearing of their problems deserves recognition.

The deputy administrator said that he believes that with the organisation of the hearing forum on rural women, the relevant contributions, proposal and suggestions to improve their lives.

The forum gathered 150 representatives of rural communities of from Matala, a municipality situated 180 kilometres to the east of Lubango City, the capital of Huíla Province.

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