Mozambique establishes new institution for oilseeds and nuts to bolster the sectors

MOZAMBIQUE – The Mozambican government has expanded the scope of the Cotton Institute of Mozambique which oversees operations in the sector to incorporate oilseeds, forming the new government agency, Cotton and Oilseeds Institute of Mozambique (IAOM). The IAOM is intended to promote the production, marketing, processing and export of oilseeds. It will also improve food and nutritional security, and generate more jobs and income in the countryside. According to the Minister of Agriculture, Celso Correia, the Institute will no longer concentrate exclusively on cotton, but would also turn its attentions…

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