Libolo — About 3.150 tons of coffee were harvested by the producers of the Kwanza Sul province during the 2012/2013 agricultural campaign.
This was said to Angop on Saturday by the vice-governor of Kwanza Sul province, Mateus Alves de Brito, during the opening of the harvest campaign.
Mateus Alves de Brito said that the re-launching of coffee culture in large scale will contribute to the socioeconomic development of the country.
Moreover, the official said that this campaign will permit to learn about the production in the province, provided that the local government is committeed to re-launching coffee culture in all producing municipalities, namely Amboim, Libolo, Conda, Kilenda, Kassongue, Kilenda, Seles and Mussende.
"It is very important to increase the areas of production because the the Angolan government has a national plan for the development of the agrarian sector, which includes the culture of coffee as one of the main priorities in our country", said Mateus de Brito.
The act was attended by officials of the government, members of the municipal administration of Calulo and INCA, coffee producers, chieftains and farmers.