Agriculture Ministry recovers research, irrigation infrastructures
Huila, Lubango – The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries is funding the rehabilitation of the sector's main irrigation and research infrastructures of the country and building new ones, with a view to boosting production and improving the quality of crops. This was disclosed over the weekend by the minister of Agriculture, Afonso Pedro Canga, during his two-day visit to southern Huila province. According to him, the intention is to create conditions leading to the diversification and boosting of production in the country, and achieve food safety and self-sufficiency. The official also underlined that the project is being implemented in all irrigated perimeters of the country, with highlight to Sumbe, Caxito, Malanje, Missombo (Kuando Lubango), Luena and others. Afonso Canga visited the local municipalities of Humpata, Lubango and Gambos.