UPCN CAPACITA ANIMADORAS NUTRICIONAIS

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Na Cidade de Cuamba, Província de Niassa, foram recentemente capacitadas 28 Animadoras, em matéria de Nutrição, pela UPCN-União Provincial de Camponeses de Niassa, em colaboração com a Direcção Distrital de Saúde, que disponibilizou uma técnica, para juntar-se à equipa do Projecto Agro-Florestal, implementado no local.

 

Participaram 28 Animadoras, provenientes de três distritos da Província de Niassa, nomeadamente, Mecanhelas, Cuamba e Metarica; as quais aprenderam a preparar papas enriquecidas, leite de soja, sumo de batata-doce e sopas.

 

Objectivos da capacitação

Nos últimos anos, na Província de Niassa, sobe progressivamente, a percentagem de casos de desnutrição crónica, sobretudo em crianças. A UPCN, sendo colaboradora nas questões relacionadas com a segurança alimentar e nutricional, tem estado a promover acções de capacitação de seus membros e demais interessados, sobre a matéria de Nutrição.

 

Como se prepara?

1. Papas enriquecidas

Ferve-se a papa até cozer, torra-se e depois pila-se o amendoim, transformando-o em farinha. De seguida, mistura-se a papa, a farinha do amendoim torrado, adiciona-se açúcar ao gosto e já pode consumir-se.

 

As papas enriquecidas têm sido fundamentais para a salvação de crianças desnutridas, algumas das quais em risco de perder a vida. E uma mais-valia neste processo, é o facto da matéria-prima ser possível de encontrar localmente.

 

2. Leite de Soja

Deixa-se a soja, de molho, durante pelo menos 24 horas. De seguida, descasca-se (a soja) e pila-se, transformando os seus grãozinhos em farinha.

 

Um dado importante, é a necessidade de medição do produto, dado que mais adiante, ter-se-á que adicionar água, na proporção exacta de 2 copos desta (água) para cada copo de soja. Feita essa mistura, côa-se e leva-se à fervura, por tempo razoável, a altas temperaturas. Arrefece-se, e já pode consumir-se, com ou sem açúcar.

 

A soja contém 42­% de proteínas, sendo o alimento mais rico que a carne, daí que mesmo que as comunidades não consigam se alimentar da carne, que tem sido rara e cara, elas podem optar pelo consumo do leite ou das papas da soja, para satisfazer as necessidades protéicas do organismo humano, principalmente o das crianças.

 

3. Sumo de batata-doce

Depois de cozer a batata-doce, preferencialmente a de polpa alaranjada (que é rica em vitamina A); tritura-se, formando purê, adiciona-se água, numa medida que assemelhe o produto a papas. Filtra-se com um crivo, adiciona-se sumo de limão e açúcar ao gosto, e já pode consumir-se.

 

4. Sopas

Ainda que considerando a simplicidade do processo de preparação de sopas, as formandas tiveram igualmente dicas suplementares sobre como prepará-las, tendo em vista a perspectiva nutricional, sobretudo se preparadas para pessoas cronicamente desnutridas.

 

Entrega de consumíveis

Na hora do encerramento da formação, as formandas receberam kites de produtos alimentares essenciais, com vista à réplica dos conhecimentos adquiridos, nas respectivas associações.

MAIS ESTRATÉGIAS COM VISTA À IMPOSIÇÃO DO PROSAVANA

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Havendo sinais claros de multiplicação de estratégias, com vista à imposição do ProSavana, por parte dos seus mentores, ao pacato e sofrido povo moçambicano e não só, há que denunciar e repudiar, ampla e energicamente:

 

1. A agenda perigosa e imperial dos Governos do Brasil e Japão, em Moçambique, em conivência com as estruturas corruptas e oligárquicas do Governo Moçambicano, traduzida no ProSavana;

2. A proposta do Governo Brasileiro, no âmbito do Fundo Nacala, do uso de royalties do carvão explorado pela Vale, para assegurar empréstimos feitos pelas corporações do agronegócio ao Fundo Nacala;

3. O envolvimento da FAO no ProSavana e no Fundo Nacala, contrastando com o seu mandato, assente no combate à fome, e na contribuição para o alcance da segurança alimentar.

 

Aliando-se ao ProSavana, a FAO pretende, na verdade, facilitar a produção de monoculturas para exportação, violando o espírito da celebração do ano 2014 como o “Ano Internacional da Agricultura Familiar”; violando o Acordo Assinado com a Via Campesina para o desenvolvimento da agricultura camponesa; e transgredindo, grosseiramente, o espírito e a letra das Directrizes Voluntárias para uma Governação Responsável da Posse da Terra, Pescas e Florestas.

 

Assim sendo, as Organizações da Sociedade Civil, os Movimentos Sociais e as Comunidades afectadas pelo ProSavana, exigem ao Governo de Moçambique:

 

1. Que inicie uma ampla discussão democrática, franca e inclusiva, com as Comunidades do Corredor de Nacala, em resposta às suas demandas soberanas;

2. Que o Presidente da Republica de Moçambique, no âmbito das suas competências e atribuições, responda à Carta Aberta para Deter e Reflectir o ProSavana, com todas as demandas nela contidas e defendidas;

3. Que o Ministro da Agricultura convoque, com urgência, um debate público e profundo, sobre a matriz da agenda e prioridades do desenvolvimento da agricultura, no Corredor de Nacala e em Moçambique.

Ativistas da UNAC escapam de tentativa de espancamento protagonizada por um dos consultores da JICA durante a sessão de consulta às organizações sobre ProSavana

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(Nampula, 11 de Janeiro de 2016) – Tentativa de espancamento e agressão física aos ativistas Jeremias Vunjanhe e Vicente Adriano da União Nacional de Camponeses UNAC foi protagonizada hoje, 11 de Janeiro de 2016, por um dos consultores integrante da equipa da MAJOL Consultoria e Serviços, Lda, contratada pela JICA para perceber as atitudes e pensamentos das organizações da sociedade civil em relação ao Prosavana.

União Provincial de Camponeses de Cabo Delgado realiza Assembleia-Geral Eleitoral

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COMUNICADO DE IMPRENSA

 

Assembleia-Geral Eleitoral da UPC 2015

 

27 à 28 de Agosto de 2015

 


20141209 091438(Pemba, 18 de Agosto   2015) − Com uma presença de cerca de 72  lideranças e 33 convidados  oriundos de diversos   distritos e Províncias, entre  camponeses e camponesas, homens, mulheres e jovens, em representação dos mais de 6.004 membros e mais de 391 associações de camponeses, a União Provincial de Camponeses (UPC), o movimento camponês de Cabo Delgado, que há mais de 8 anos, luta pelos direitos sociais, económicos, culturais dos camponeses e camponesas e pela soberania alimentar, reunir-se-á em mais uma Assembleia-Geral Eleitoral,  entre os próximos dias 27 a 28 de  Agosto   de 2015, no Centro de Formação de Camponeses, na  comunidade de Muepane, Posto Administrativo de Mieze, Distrito de Metuge.

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