Agro-industrial Zone with water supply in Angola

Luanda - A water supply plan to the Agro-industrial Complex of Capanda, northern Malanje province, will be executed in a near future, in order to cope with any situations deriving from drought, said on Tuesday in Luanda, the Sodepac CEO, Carlos Fernandes.

According to the CEO, who was speaking to the press after the Angola/Italy Forum on agriculture and food industry, which took place in FILDA, the plan awaits only the government approval for its implementation.

Carlos Fernandes said the Zone has at present six major established companies and an equal number of factories in the installation process.

Created in 2006, the Agro-industrial Zone comprises an area of 411 thousand hectares, of which 270 thousand for production, 18 thousand for the irrigated perimeter, 70 thousand for environmental reserves and 10 thousand for resettlement.

The investment comprises the municipalities of Cacuso, Malanje and Kangandala.

The International Fair of Luanda (Filda) was opened on Tuesday by the Minister of Economy, Abrahão Gourgel, and will end on 26 July.