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Country reinforces its bet on the use of renewable energy

The country reinforced its commitment to the use of renewable energies, namely solar and wind, with the objective of varying the energy matrix, within the scope of reducing the emission of greenhouse gases by 2030.


This bet, according to the Vice-President of the Republic, Esperança da Costa, is related to the fact of taking advantage of the country's water resources to manufacture green hydrogen (from renewable or low carbon energies).

Cited by Angop, the official informed that the diversification of the energy matrix in the country is in line with Glasgow's commitment regarding climate change, having also underlined that the country is determined to establish ecological industrial parks through land use planning of areas for the successive development of initiatives of this kind.

In terms of the African continent, the deputy PR reiterated the countries' commitment to expand the energy matrix to 70 percent of clean energy, writes Angop.

Esperança da Costa was speaking this Wednesday, at the launch of the Green Digital Industry Corridor, within the scope of COP27, to be held in Egypt.

FAO wants to take relations with Angola to another level

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) intends to take relations with Angola to another level. The intention was expressed by the Deputy Director of FAO, Maria Helena Semedo, at the end of a meeting with the Vice-President of the Republic, this Tuesday.

"Relations between FAO and Angola are already good, but we want to take them to another level", said Maria Helena Semedo, quoted in a note sent to VerAngola.

According to the note, the meeting also discussed aspects such as the "food production chain and its value chain, the strengthening of the connection between sea and land, as well as the need to enhance the work of women in the field of fisheries, enabling them to to the processing and non-waste of seafood".

The FAO director stressed "the need to train women in the work of transforming fish products, not only for food, but also for human consumption and animal feed" and also defended the need to expand "the resilience of communities to changes climate".

The audience, the note adds, also served to assess the FAO's possibilities to help the country "work on the strategy on climate change and the valorization of science and research".

"If we want to innovate and find solutions to the problems we face, science and education are fundamental, whether globally or locally and for small farmers, an area highly valued by the Vice-President of the Republic", said Maria Helena Semedo, quoted in the note.

At the meeting, Esperança da Costa was accompanied by the Minister of the Environment, Ana Paula de Carvalho, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Esmeralda Mendonça and the Angolan ambassador to Egypt, Nelson Cosme.


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