Incatema confirms production improvements in farms benefiting from the Commercial Agriculture Development Program in Angola

16 November, 2023

A delegation with members from the French Development Agency (AFD), the Commercial Agriculture Development Program (CADP), and Incatema visited several agricultural farms in Malanje province, Angola. The aim was to assess progress made in terms of productivity, thanks to the support and funding provided by the World Bank and AFD.

Satxicungo farm, primarily dedicated to poultry farming, was the first to be visited by the delegation. Visitors were able to observe the current level of productivity, which averages 35 egg crates per day. The farm aspires to increase its production to 90 crates per day, an ambitious goal that reflects its managers’ and workers’ commitment to growth and production efficiency.

Secondly, the delegation headed to Ajomal farm, which is in the midst of planting corn and beans. For the current agricultural year, the farm plans to plant a total of 50 Ha of corn and 20 Ha of beans, aligning with its business plan and contributing to an increased agricultural production in the region.

These visits play a fundamental role for monitoring and evaluating projects initiated by CADP, technically assisted by Incatema, funded by the World Bank and AFD, ensuring that investments made effectively contribute to sustainable development and increased agricultural productivity for the beneficiary communities.

CADP is a project promoted by the Government of Angola, and Incatema has been providing technical assistance since 2018, with a horizon until May 2024, as previously reported here. The Program aims to increase productivity and improve market access for selected beneficiaries in the intervention areas and within prioritized value chains for Angola commercial agriculture development: grains (corn, beans, soy), coffee, tubers (cassava, sweet potato, and potato), eggs, and poultry. The beneficiaries include medium-sized qualified farmers and agro-industrial SMEs that receive direct financial support, technical assistance, co-financing of investments, partial credit guarantees, or infrastructure investments supported by the Program.