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    Mozambique: AfDB provides $15M worth of relief equipment

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique)

    Mozambique's relief agency, the National Disasters Management Institute (INGC), has received a variety of equipment intended to increase resilience in arid areas, build water supply sources and increase agricultural yields.

    The African Development Bank (AfDB, in a media statement seen by APA on Wednesday, said the equipment valued at $15 million was acquired under the Project for Recovery from Drought and Agricultural Resilience, and includes 12 vehicles, four unmanned aircraft (drones), and office equipment, among other materials.

    "The equipment is intended for Maputo and Gaza provinces, which are among the areas most affected by last year’s drought," AfDB representative, Cesar Tique at the the handover ceremony in Maputo.

    INGC deputy general director Casmiro Abreu said the equipment will provide added value for creating the institutional conditions for implementing the project.

    “We would like to assure the ADB that the equipment will be used exclusively for project activities”, he pledged.


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