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About  We


AENA is a national, non-profit organization that was born in 2004, was constituted in Assembly on August 12, 2006 and recognized as a national legal entity on October 20, 2006, whose order of the Minister of Justice is published in the 2nd supplement of the Republic Bulletin No. 20, Series III of May 16, 2008. It has been registered at the Nampula Registry Office under No. 58 on page 30 of book G-1 since July 2007.

The motivation for the creation of the AENA is the fact that despite many efforts to minimize rural poverty, problems of social, economic and cultural development of rural communities still prevail, with emphasis on food and nutritional insecurity, widespread illiteracy, poor exercise of citizenship, the unsustainable use, management and governance of natural and extractive resources, gender and climate injustice, as well as the lack of respect for the environment.



The organization currently has 48 workers and 30 technicians, from Agricultural Engineers, Environmentalists and medium agricultural technicians. With  Geographic Area of Coverage  in the provinces of Nampula, Zambézia and Cabo Delgado. In Nampula, actions are carried out in the districts of Malema, Ribaué, Rapale, Murrupula, Muecate, Meconta, Monapo, Liupo, Mossuril, Memba, Angoche, Moma and Larde; in Zambézia it triggers actions in the districts of Gurué, Alto Molocué, Pebane and Maganja da Costa and, in the province of Cabo Delgado in the districts of Montepuez, Palma and Balama.

Executive Team

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