Angola receives US $24.9m to facilitate Agricultural and Fisheries Census in the country


Angola has received US $24.9m from the National Statistics Office (INE). These funds are to be used to facilitate the Agricultural and Fisheries Census (RAPP) in the country. The director general of the institution, Camilo Ceita said that the activity is financed by the World Bank and will initially cover the provinces of Cunene, Cuanza Sul, Benguela, Uíge and Moxico, between March and May.

Moreover In another phase, from July to December 2019, the general census will be conducted, covering 25.346 villages in the country. According to media reports, this will be in a sample of 80.000 households and companies in the agricultural and fishing branch.

According to the director general of INE, Camilo Ceita, RAPP 2018/2019 is an exhaustive statistical operation at national level. He further added that the exercise aims to provide the government and interested persons with up-to-date statistical information on agriculture, livestock, fisheries and aquaculture in the country.