Benefits & Contribution

SAPZs’ ideals include providing an enabling framework leading to increase in yield, reduction in consumer prices on the domestic front, grading and food safety practices, self-sufficiency on the domestic front, increase in exports, reduction in post-harvest losses, sustainable farming practices, extensive processing and increased infusion of technology.

Benefits and contribution

Sector benefits and contribution

Agri input Ensuring the timely availability of agri inputs of right quality and quantity
Enhance fodder and feed production
Refinement of seed-production technologies
Hybrid and improved cultivars Development of improved crop varieties / hybrids
Genetic resources and the development of improved cultivars
Indigenous poultry breeds including improved strains
Genetic up-gradation of indigenous / native cattle
Conservation and improvement of native animal genetic resources to maintain the diversity of breeds
Sustainable management of natural resources
Modern practices Better production practices for focus crop
High-density plantations, shade net cultivation, poly house cultivation, greenhouse cultivation, precision farming
Diversification from traditional crops to plantations, orchards, vineyards, flowers and vegetable gardens
Deep-sea fishing
Shift from subsistent livestock farming to sustainable livestock and poultry farming
Milk production & milk processing capacity and dairy products
Database for standardization of methodologies for estimation of the catch from diverse aquatic resources
Energy management and utilization of conventional and non-conventional energy sources in agricultural production and processing activities
Production and yield enhancement Knowledge dissemination and technology transfer for increasing yield
The productivity of the animal husbandry sector
Efficient, economic, eco-friendly & sustainable crop production and protection technologies
Meeting international sanitary & hygiene standards and norms
Sustainable, profitable and competitive enterprise through engineering interventions of farm mechanization, value addition & energy management in production & post-harvest operations
Adoption of precision machinery and strategies for carrying out timely and efficient agricultural operations for agriculture, horticulture, livestock and fisheries production
Better utilization and value-addition of agricultural produce
Market and linkages Linkages among stakeholders such as farmers, industry, research and extension service providers
Addressing the growing domestic and overseas markets for better price realization
Access to capital, technology, effective management and support services such as credit, marketing, research and extension
Minimize post-harvest losses, reduce wastages resulting in higher value realization to farmers
Holistically addresses supply chain alignment with domestic and international requirements, improvement of market access through market Intelligence
Waste minimization at all stages in the food processing chain by the development of specialized agri infrastructure for storage, transportation and processing of agro-produce
Occupant units Creation of a world-class best environment for business
Shall offer world-class facilities at an affordable cost structure
The occupant’s units of Agro-processing hub and Agriculture transformation centre have the advantage of being able to avail the common infrastructure facilities, access to market intelligence, interact and conduct transactions at some of the world’s leading institutions at a fraction of what it would have cost on standalone mode due to cluster benefits
Excellent facility management in Agro-processing hub and Agriculture transformation centre
Induction of modern technology into the food processing industries
Planning and infrastructure Planned as a vibrant Agro-processing hub and Agriculture transformation centre campus with state-of-the-art infrastructure
The good lifestyle of integrated work – learn – live – play environment – self – contained business hub with compatible social infrastructure facilities
A great lifestyle and low cost of living – secure, friendly and stimulating environment
Institutional mechanism Aims to create an enabling institutional structure for addressing identified thrust areas, facilitates the flow of investment, technologies, skill sets and modern management practices
Aims to provide a mechanism to bring together farmers, processors and retailers and link agricultural production to the market so as to ensure maximization of value addition, minimization of wastages and improving farmers’ income
Encouraging R&D in food processing for product and process development

Benefits to agribusiness contributors

Anticipated benefits

Farmers / growers / rural community Exposure and familiarity with hi-tech agriculture technologies
Improved production and productivity
Reduction in production cost
Wastage reduction
Increasing value addition
High unit value realization
Price stabilization
Enhanced revenue to farmers, growers, rural community
Rural growth and employment to the local population
Improvement in pre and post-harvest management
Better standard of living of farmers, growers and rural community
Traders Supply chain alignment with domestic and international requirements
Removing of regulatory hurdles that have been affecting growth
Improved branding, marketing
Exporters Leverage the growing demand in both domestic and international markets
Brand image for unique agro-food products of Angola and develop ‘key products’ to gain market dominance
New markets and new product lines and develop alternate marketing channels
High realization and value-added exports meeting EU, HACCP, FDA and other international standards
Improvement of market access through market intelligence
Competitive and efficient marketing arrangements
Processors Facilitates the flow of investment, technologies, skill sets and modern management practices.
Increased industrial output
Improved grading and food safety practices
Special emphasis shall be laid down to make small-scale agro-based units in the region to remain competitive in global markets
To raise the competitiveness and efficiency of SME
Others Balanced agro and food industrialization spread across the region / country
Reduction in consumer prices in the domestic front
Increasing the availability for domestic consumption and generating an exportable surplus to target markets
Nutrition security for the country and region
Positioning Angola produce in the global arena

Quantity assessment of benefits

Description Throughput
Agro annual production  

Crops Quibala Agro cluster Cacuzo Agro Cluster
Production (t/annum) Production (t/annum)
Maize 2,260,000 320,000
Cassava 1,720,000 3,300,000
Sweet potato 360,000 590,000
Tomato 470,000 80,000
Potato 280,000 80,000
Honey & honey wax (in kgs) 200,000 50,000
Citrus 100,000 70,000
Groundnut 70,000 70,000
Soybean 40,000 0
Coffee 10,000 10,000
Agro-processing capacity 2.14 million tonnes per annum for Quibala agro cluster

2.28 million tonnes per annum for Cacuzo agro cluster

Total transactions US$ 835.07 million (5th year) for Quibala agro cluster

US$ 839.97 million (5th year) for CAC

Outlines the likely employment generation from the development.

Employment generation from development of agro clusters

Agri cluster Agricultural land use within the effective procurement zone 150 km radius (Area in Mixed vegetation land use within the effective procurement zone 150 km radius (Area in Total area estimated to be covered (5% of agricultural land and mixed vegetation) Direct employment * @ 1 person per ha Indirect employment ** @ 0.5 person per ha Estimated direct and indirect employment
Quibala 16203 50074 3314 331400 165700 497100
Cacuzo 11184 55337 3326 332600 166300 498900
Total 6640 664000 332000 996000


Direct employment includes additional employment in the farming sector, APH, ATC and ACPZ common infrastructure developments
Indirect employment generated viz. primary, secondary and tertiary sectors including banks, logistics, insurance, manufacturing, trading, brokerage, ancillary industries, institutions, schools, colleges and other social infrastructure