850 families affected by erosion in Chinde District may benefit from new plots of land

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Around 850 families affected by erosion in the District of Chinde, Zambézia Province, will be able to benefit from new plots of land, in safe locations.

This activity is part of the Zambezi Agency’s efforts to support the incorporation of planning and land management components and local socio-economic development, in coordination with the Government of Chinde District and the Zambezi Provincial Directorate of Territorial Development.

According to Marcela Tamele, Head of Department of Physical Planning, at the Zambezi Agency, the activity consists in the elaboration and implementation of the detailed plan of Tanque, in the Administrative Post of Chinde Sede, in order to guarantee a formal, safe and resilient settlement for the population that is being displaced by the erosion that threatens this District.

“In this first phase we are surveying social, economic, biophysical and topographic data” – he said highlighting the process of “socialization of the beneficiary communities, economic agents, community leaders among others, as well as the preparation of the proposal of the diagnosis of the detailed plan.

“It is estimated that in the first phase, the plan will benefit about 850 families living in the yellow neighborhoods and local freedom where the erosive process is accentuated” – stressed Tamele.