Angola: Technicians Strengthen Knowledge On Environmental Management

Uíge — At least sixteen municipal heads of the Environment sector in Uíge province Monday started a training session on the legal framework of environmental management strategies aimed at improving management techniques and environment conservation.

As part of the celebration of World Environment Day (June 5), the director of the Provincial Environment Office for Waste Management and Community Services in Uige, José Teca, explained that the training aimed to minimise the excessive felling of trees and animals and avoid unregulated burning.

Lasting two days, the trainees are being trained in matters related to the conformity of acquired licences, environmental accidents, international environmental standards and economic aspects that have direct implications for the environment.

The heads of the environment section of the 16 municipalities of the province are also getting knowledge about waste management concepts, the problematic of environmental management, health and sustainable development.

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