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170 hectares of arable land prepared in Luanda

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Luanda - At least 170 hectares, out of a total of 400 of land available, have been prepared for the coming agricultural season in Luanda's Viana district, the provincial director of agriculture, Maria Jeorgina da Paz, announced.

The official added that this figure is part of the he institution's forecast that expects a greater production in the 2009/2010 period, according to the programme meant for reducing famine and creating incentives to production.

This perspective she said, is part of the rural extension project and supports such micro credit programmes, that includes equipment and funds.