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"Not a Famine, but an Issue of Food Insecurity"ips.org | 11 May 2012
Millions of Angolas poorest families are facing critical food insecurity as a prolonged dry spell across large parts of the country has destroyed harvests and killed off livestock.Up to 500,000 children are now thought to be suffering from severe malnutrition triggered by the collapse in food...
GEF Supports Conservation of Iona National Park in Angolabiodiversity-l.iisd.org | 13 Apr 2012
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and UN Development Programme (UNDP) will implement a project in Angola to strengthen the protected area management system in Iona National Park and conserve biodiversity in the area.
allAfrica.com: Angola: Maiombe Environment Network Sets up Production Centre of Native TreesAllAfrica.com | 16 Jan 2012
Luanda — The Maiombe Environmental Network is creating a centre for production of native trees in Luanda, as part of the forest polygon project of Zango, aimed at curbing the climate change, Angop learnt Wednesday.According to the Secretary General, Rafael Neto, the centre which has been in the experimental phase since last year expects to produce, initially, 15,000 seedlings that will be thrown onto the ground, for afforestation process...
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Floods leave Angolan returnees strandedIRIN News | 06 Jan 2012
JOHANNESBURG 06 January 2012 (IRIN) - Several thousand Angolan returnees from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are stranded by floods in northeastern Angola. They are among the first casualties of what promises to be a very wet rainy season in parts of southern Africa.
Observing Deforestation from Spaceips.org | 30 Nov 2011
By Kristin Palitza Rainforest cleared by burning in the state of Acre, Brazil./ Mario Osava/IPSDURBAN, South Africa, Nov 30 (IPS) – Global climate change can now be observed from space. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) launched a new technology that can...
Angola: Ministry for more assistance to victims of disastersfeedproxy.google.com | 09 Mar 2011
Angolan Environment Ministry asked Wednesday the United Nations, the National Institute of Earth Planet, foreign NGOs and other organs of International Community to increase their support to the Angolan victims of environmental disasters.
ANGOLA-DRC: Expulsions mark rising tensions over resourcesIRIN News | 17 Nov 2010
Angola's "very violent" expulsion of about 200 Democratic Republic of Congo nationals from its territory this month is a sign of the increasing "bad blood" between the neighbours that analysts believe revolves around border demarcations and conflicting claims to resources, particularly oil. The UN...
Angola Press - Angola to host CPLP congress on wastes managementportalangop.co.ao | 12 Nov 2010
Luanda – Angola, in its capacity as president of the Portuguese Speaking Community (CPLP), will host the congress on management of solid wastes in 2011. The information was released Wednesday in Luanda by the minister of Environment, Fátima Jardim. The minister who was speaking at a broad meeting of the National Committee on Earth Planet, set up in 2009, said the event will take place within the commitments taken by member countries concerning the preservation of the planet.
Angola: Fires Cause Negative Impact On Fauna And FloraAllAfrica.com | 26 Oct 2010
Luanda — Anarchic fires, furtive hunting and illegal fishing cause severe damage in several natural reserves of the country, environmentalist Vladimir Russo denounced today.Speaking to Angop, Vladimir Russo said the conflict between men and animals causes negative impact on the flora and fauna, such as destruction of the habitat of many types and reduction of animal and fish stocks.
Angola: Eigtheen Deaths By Natural DisastersAllAfrica.com | 20 Oct 2010
Luanda — Eighteen people died and 14 other were injured over the weekend in 31 accidents caused natural disasters all over the country, the spokesman of the civil protection and fire department service disclosed Monday.
Angola: Minister Urges Fishing Companies for Greater EfficiencyAllAfrica.com | 13 Oct 2010
Huambo — The public companies under control of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, must improve their effectiveness in service assistance, to fulfil the objectives they were created for. This recommendation was stressed by minister of the sector, Afonso Pedro Canga, at the opening ceremony of the Consultative Council, being held in central Huambo province until Friday.
Angola: Government Signs Agreement to Protect Sable AntelopeAllAfrica.com | 18 Jun 2010
Environment minister, FÃ¡tima Jardim, is visiting Malanje Province this Thursday for a working visit, aimed at signing a memorandum of understanding for protecting the Giant Sable Antelope. The memorandum serves to take urgent and efficient measures which lead to protection and preservation of the sable antelope, conservation of its natural habitat, organising programmes of scientific research for a better knowledge of the animal's habitat.
Angola: Environment Ministry Carries Out Actions of Awareness About PollutionAllAfrica.com | 07 Jun 2010
The director of the office for inspection and supervision of the Environment Ministry, Francisco Santos, on Sunday in Luanda said that his institution has been carrying out actions of awareness about the problem of pollution in general, having into account the legislation to be approved on this matter.
Angola: Government Reaffirms Greenhouse Gases Stabilisation CommitmentAllAfrica.com | 31 May 2010
The Angolan minister of Environment, Fátima Jardim, Thursday in Oslo, Norway, reaffirmed the Government's commitment to contributing to the stabilisation of greenhouse gases. The conference was intended to create a world partnership in the intensification of the implementation of projects and programmes of reduction of emissions caused by the deforestation and degradation of forests, which contribute about 17 percent of the global greenhouse gases emissions.
Angola: Floods Leave Over 12,000 People HomelessAllAfrica.com | 26 May 2010
A total of 12,949 homeless people and 8,705 children with the academic year interrupted in the districts of Kwanhama, Cuvelai and Cahama, is the balance of the consequences of the floods recorded in the region from the months of January to April of the current year, ANGOP learnt from a source of the provincial civil protection commission.
Angola: Agriculture Experts to Work in Moxico ProvinceAllAfrica.com | 10 May 2010
Experts from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries will work on May 20- 22, in the eastern Moxico Province, to create conditions aimed at holding in June the main national act of launching the Agricultural Campaign Credit.
Angola: Government Grants U.S. 350 Million for AgricultureAllAfrica.com | 07 May 2010
The Angolan Government approved this year a credit-line of USD 350 million to support short and middle farmers, as well as fishermen, aiming at meeting the need to increase food and commercial activity. According to the deputy president, the programmes aim to promote a sustainable fight against extreme hunger and poverty, to guarantee harmonious and integrated development of the communities, as well as to restrict rural exodus.