Land tenure in Angola has been strongly affected by 27 years of civil war that disrupted customary rights and land allocation while forcing rural communities from their land. As a consequence, agricultural production strongly declined, the country became dependent on imports and humanitarian aid to feed its population and more than half of the population (57%) moved from rural to urban areas, concentrated in informal settlements without adequate services.

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Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country

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16 February 2017
Angola

A embaixada dos EUA em Angola está a desafiar os estudantes angolanos, com diploma de licenciatura, a inscreverem-se no Programa de Bolsas de Estudo Fulbright, que anualmente oferece a mais de 1.800 cidadãos estrangeiros a possibilidade de estudarem nos EUA a custo zero.

De acordo com a mensagem, as vagas existentes referem-se ao ano lectivo 2018/19 e o prazo limite para submissão de candidaturas termina a 14 de Abril de 2017.

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Source: ANGOP
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:10 - Updated Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:30

Huila: Matala administration makes available 20,000 hectares for agriculture

Matala - Over 20,000 hectares of land have been made available for national and foreign entrepreneurs interested in investing in the agricultural sector in Matala Municipality, southern Huila Province, informed on Monday the Matala administrator, Miguel Vicente.

Feeding the world’s most populous nation – Sino-lusophone agricultural co-operation proves to be a win-win for all
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MARCH 11TH, 2016  

Feeding the world’s most populous nation – Sino-lusophone agricultural co-operation proves to be a win-win for all

With growing wealth in China, the Chinese are getting more sophisticated and demanding in their food habits.  For example, in 1985 they consumed 25 kilos of meat per person; in 2010 it grew to over 50 kilos. This voracious appetite for meat and other food products has put a severe strain on the country’s ability to feed itself.

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