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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.

Angola grants 7,000 hectares of land to Cabo Verde
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The government of Angola granted a plot of 7,000 hectares in Kwanza Sul province to Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) for agricultural development, said Thursday the Cape Verdean ambassador to Angola, Francisco Veiga.
 
The ambassador, at the end of a courtesy visit to the governor of Kwanza Sul, Eusébio de Brito Teixeira, said the government would now consider what to produce on the land but said that maize production from improved seeds was one of the priority crops.
 

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The CPLP has initiated the creation of common draft guidelines to support Family Farming.  These guidelines will identify priority issues and will support the Member States`  effort to develop a sustainable agriculture to combat hunger and poverty efficiently. The Zero Draft is already available and the deadline for the public consultation (in Portuguese) is  November 13. 

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