Dínis Quiçassa, head of the department of the Ministry of Tourism, revealed that the programme aims to develop rural tourism based on the activities and culture of the region.
The responsible made it known, cited by Angop, that the objective is to imaplement the tourist village in the town of Boa Entrada. The choice comes from the fact that this locality is known for its coffee production, due to the presence of Coffee Roses and Palmares Farms, the various natural attractions - such as the Binga waterfalls on the River Keve - and the monuments and colonial architecture that can be of interest to explore to enhance tourism, he explained.
Emilia Chinawalile, vice-governor for the political, social and economic sector, applauded the measure and made it clear that the government of Kwanza Sul is fully available to collaborate with the implementation of this project.
The vice-governor also considered that this project will help fight poverty in the region.
In addition to Kwanza Sul province, Benguela province, Dombe Grande municipality, will receive a similar project.
Prodefatur consists in helping the local population to structure a tourist offer that meets the activities of the region. The aim is to diversify the tourist offer of that region, improving the social conditions of the populations, generating new employment opportunities and increasing the income of small local producers.