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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Cold Storage Facilities Announced by Ag Minister

by Peak Positions

Article originally appeared in the Angola Press

Construction will begin next year of a cold storage warehouse to help aid in the conservation of products, announced the minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Afonso Pedro Canga, Caxito, northern Bengo province earlier this week. Cold storage or Walk-in Coolers will preserve produce.

Afonso Canga said the initiative is due to the fact that there is a large number of agricultural and animal producers. He said the cold store or Cold Storage Warehouses will help to revitalize the fishing industry and increase fish production in the region.

The minister noted that at this time are the foundation for achieving results and satisfactory levels of production. He also noted an intention to implement an agro-industrial sector in the provinces of Benguela and Namibe.