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World Food Day Celebrations in Maputo

Mozambique - 14/10/2016

On 14 October 2016, Maputo-Ka Mubukuane District was the choosen place to hold the World Food Day Celebrations in Mozambique. The event was attended by the provincial and district government authorities, several members of civil society and farmer's associations. During the occasion, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MASA), Ilídio Miguel, said that "despite the situation of floods and droughts that have affected the country, the challenge is to focus actions on increasing production and productivity". The FAO Representative in Mozambique, Castro Camarada, said that "climate changes are real inthe country and urged the producers to greater adaptation to its effects in order to mitigate negative impacts".