Angolan government to invest US$75 million on Namibe Fishing Academy

14 June 2007

Luanda, Angola, 14 June – The Angolan government is set to invest US$75 million on building the Fishing Academy, a higher education institution, which is to be built in the province of Namibe, according to an announcement made Wednesday in Luanda.

Manuela Sebastião, director of the office for Surveying, Planning and Statistics of the Fisheries Ministry, told Angolan news agency Angop that this institutions was one of the government’s focuses in order to revitalize the fishing sector in the country.

With courses in fishing, fish processing and exploration of water resources, the academy will have capacity to teach 1,000 students attending four year courses.

The buildings will be located in a 30-hectare area and will be built in two stage by Polish company Navimor. (macauhub)