The Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Supply of Brazil, Blairo Maggi, will visit Angola on 11 September, ahead of a business mission to analyse the formation of partnerships in the agribusiness sector with Angolan public and private representatives, Angolan state newspaper Jornal de Angola reported.
The meetings will take place during the Angola-Brazil Economic Forum, which is part of the 13th Brazil Week, focused on exchange between companies and institutions, agribusiness and telecommunications, which will be held in Luanda from 8 to 15 September.
The Association of Brazilian Entrepreneurs in Angola (AEBRAN) announced the meeting will be based on the theme of, “Agribusiness development, challenges, prospects and infrastructure sharing in communications and their importance for growth.”
The president of AEBRAN, Arlete Holmes Lins, said the business mission is made up of representatives of several Brazilian agricultural cooperatives that want to identify investment opportunities.
“Brazilian companies maintain their interest in investing in the Angolan market, especially in the agricultural sector. The agricultural cooperatives that will visit Angola include several entrepreneurs and farmers, who will visit Angola’s provinces to identify the agricultural potential of each region and investment opportunities,” Holmes said.
The Association of Brazilian Businesspeople and Executives in Angola (AEBRAN) brings together about 52 Brazilian companies that operate in various sectors of the West African country. (macauhub)