Essay about Fertile Ground and Difficult Lifestyle in Angola

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The total population of Angola is around 20.82 million in the land area of 1 246 700 km2. Life expectancy in Angola is 51.06 years (recorded in 2011), the religion in Angola is a majority Christian country. The capital city of Angola is Luanda with other major cities such as; N’dalatando, Hu ambo, Lobito, Benguela, Kuito, Lubango, Malanje, Namibe, Soyo. The gross domestic product per capita is around 5 484. 83 USD (recorded in 2012). Angola’s level of urbanisation 3.97% annual rate of change (2010-15 east) with poverty rate of 38% of population has no access to water, 30% have access to health facilities and 58% of children who enrolled in primary education completed. The Climate in Angola is cool and dry in May – October seasons, hot …show more content…

Angola’s one strength is its agricultural import tariffs and its 8 challenges are corruption, Eiu women’s economic opportunity index, agricultural infrastructure, gross domestic product per capita(PPP), Angola’s protein quality on agriculture R&D, EIU Democracy and proportion under global poverty line. Most of the challenges of Angola comes under the topic of availability. The agriculture undertaken by Angola is mainly extensive, with the lack of modern technical and practical knowledge of farming means that most of the chores or by hand or by animals with the absence of machinery, which increases the probability of low production. With the use of poly-culture, enables the production of a verity of products and types of crops that meet the nutritional needs for the family or the group.
As a result of the fertile soils, hard labour and plentiful water Angola is now going from being a major receiver of global food assistance to a country in which most donors are closing their support for food aid programs. Despite this impressive agriculture recovery, most of Angola’s farmers are still producing at a subsistence level of agriculture. The potential to transform Angola from subsistence farming into commercial entrepreneurs is enormous. In fact Angola has

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