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Bancos de semillas de calidad para luchar contra el hambre

Quality seed banks to fight hunger

Traditionally, Angola had been a country that lived off agriculture, but 27 years of war has heavily impacted the livelihoods of rural populations. And now, 50% of the population lives in a situation of food insecurity, of which 21% of the cases are extreme. Angola, a population suffering from hunger Local food production is low…

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Quality seed banks to fight hunger
Escuelas de campo: aprendizaje de futuro en la lucha contra el hambre en Angola

Farmer Field schools: learning for the future in the fight against hunger in Angola

27 years of war have devastated the agricultural memory of the rural inhabitants of Angola. Parents have been unable to pass on their knowledge to their children, causing them to lack the capacity to effectively cultivate their own fields. 9 out of 10 people go hungry in Huambo (Angola) The war is one of the…

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Farmer Field schools: learning for the future in the fight against hunger in Angola
Aumento de los ingresos de pequeños agricultores por medio de la producción de soja

Increase the income of small farmers by introducing soya

Soya is one of the most nutritionally complete foods. For this reason, it has become a highly important crop in rural areas of the provinces of Huambo and Bié, Angola, characterized by high levels of food insecurity. At CODESPA we are working to improve soya production, distribution, and marketing in six farming cooperatives with over…

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Increase the income of small farmers by introducing soya
Apoyo a la legalización de la propiedad de tierras de las familias campesinas

Support for land property legalisation of small family farms

The threat of land loss is increasingly present throughout Africa. Large international investors have begun a massive land purchase with mining targets or mere speculation, among other objectives. This is causing small farmers to lose the land that they depend on to eat and earn a living to large corporations. In Angola, the Land Act…

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Support for land property legalisation of small family farms
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Harvest storage systems to achieve families’ food security

Angola was the third largest coffee producer in the world and 85% of its population lived from agriculture. From 1975 to 2002 they suffered the longest civil war in Africa which resulted in economic collapse and high levels of extreme poverty across the country.  The Civil War has caused great insecurity at the level of…

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Harvest storage systems to achieve families’ food security