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crops, to achieve food security through capital-intensive

Sustainable development after 2015 is on the agenda, and

processes and higher levels of production and productivity.

environmental issues are addressed so as to ensure that

Unused and less productive land has been targeted for investment in the production of sugar, ethanol and energy, given the high sugar de cit in the domestic market and the fact that fossil fuels are non-renewable and have a limited lifespan.

This type of investment must adhere to the

standards set by the Angolan authorities in that they must not compete with food producers and must comply with the environment and rights of traditional farmers.

future generations continue to have permanent access to food of suf cient quantity and quality.

Agriculture and

sheries play an important role to the extent that they depend on the climate, while the climate, in turn, bene ts from responsible and sustainable use of agricultural and forest resources. The climate changes recorded all over the globe have recently started to become evident in Angola, particularly in

The recent approval of the New Investment Law, with various types of incentives and the elimination of bureaucracy in the approval of projects, shows the Government's interest in creating an institutional environment conducive to foreign private investment in the elds of agricultural, livestock and sheries production. The partnerships targeted by the law aim to address the lack of capital and know-how and achieve

the southern regions. Research centres, in collaboration with specialized international organizations, are studying suitable responses for the mitigation of the effects and the government has taken emergency measures to minimize the impact of these changes on living standards.

Creating a more prosperous and socially just society There is still much work to be undertaken to enable the

higher productivity levels.

enormous potential offered by the land and sea to be harnessed to achieve food and nutrition security.

Collaboration with UN agencies

Angola may, in the future, recover its role as an exporter

Angola has bene ted from collaboration with UN agencies,

of agricultural products, as it was in the past.

in particular the FAO, IFAD and WFP, through institutional

To achieve this noble goal it is imperative to enhance the

assistance projects and support in the areas of policy,

allocation of

nancial resources to these sectors,

statistical organization, micro credit, aquaculture mapping,

in line with the commitment made in the Maputo Summit, to

mitigation of climate change, promotion of the role of

ensure that investments generate signi cant increases in

women, access to markets, eld schools and other areas.

productivity.

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