26 August, 2020
Incatema Consulting & Engineering has been awarded the World Bank contract for 'Technical Assistance Services for the development and implementation of Business Plans' as part of the Commercial Agriculture Development Project, whose main objective is to the foster the development of agriculture in Angola by promoting the country’s production of quality foods. The ultimate goal aims to improve food security and reduce imports and foreign dependence.
The objective of the technical assistance programme is to support producers and processing SMEs involved in various value chains: maize, soya, beans, eggs, poultry and coffee , considered priorities in developing Angolan commercial agriculture. It is intended for holdings to reduce their costs and increase their productivity. This will entail several different actions, including:
- Support in adopting innovative technologies in holdings and processing lines
- Technical assistance in creating and implementing 250 Business Plans for holdings or SMEs
- Support for establishing public-private alliances between agents in the chain
For Incatema Consulting & Engineering’s Director of Farming, Fisheries and Rural Development, Sergio de Román, “the project is a great opportunity to provide the final recipients with the necessary tools for promoting the country’s agricultural development, which will provide significant leverage for food security and will also reflect very positively on a commercial level.”