Angola

Drought destroys more than 25,000 hectares of various products in Cubal

Cubal - At least 25, 350 hectares of various products were destroyed due to the lack of rains in 2014/2015 agricultural season, in Cubal, southern Benguela province.

The president of the National Association of Angolan Peasants - Unaca, Teodora Manuel Dias, said so Friday to Angop.

Teodora Dias said that the lack of rain, for more than 50 days, has affected the potentially agricultural areas of the municipalities of Yambala and Capupa.

Unaca president said that the maize, sorghum and beans were the most affected by the drought, but she would not mention the number of hectares cultivated.