Namibe: Fisheries Academy opens with over 500 students

MocAmedes – The Academy of Fisheries and Maritime Sciences will start operating this year with 540 students in various courses in an initial phase, said Friday the secretary of State for Fisheries, Antonia Nelumba.

The official was speaking to journalists at the end of a visit to the project by the ruling MPLA party presidential candidate, JoAPound o Lourenco.

She added that the institution will train staff in the areas of maritime navigation, fish processing, beekeeping, exploitation of marine resources, beekeeping technology and fish processing.

The official considered it to be a “work of great training size” that represents a pride for all Angolans, since it will train people from far northern Cabinda to far southern Cunene provinces, and will render service to the nation, specifically to the Ministry of Fisheries.

Antonia Nelumba called on young people to register with the various courses at the academy, under an operation going until 12 April this year

In the field of human resources, the secretary of State for Fisheries underlined that 80 teachers have been trained, some in Angola and others in Poland, under the same project.

“Right now, we have already graduated six doctors and 12 masters, but also plans to recruit other teachers,” she stated.

Source: Angola Press News Agency