Angola - The Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture Project (AFAP) – March 2023
Luzia David, 21 years old, married and mother of two small girls. She works for the Binzole Cooperative in the fields and helps with cleaning the tanks, fishing and sharing the community's fish.
The aim of the Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture Project (AFAP) is to improve food security and nutrition among artisanal inland fishing and fish-farming households. Through the Binzole Cooperative (Vila Maltide/Quissole Community), a rural community located in Malanje Province, about 417 Kms north/west of Luanda, nearly 50 families are supported by the project with 48 ponds excavated and stocked, and provided with pond maintenance material and security kits. AFAP has had a positive impact on income generating activities for both smallholder inland fisheries and aquaculture.
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