Ministry of Agriculture
Head of Department
Mr Mateus Manuel, currently serves as the Head of the Studies, Projects and Statistics Department at the Institute of Agrarian Development (IDA) within the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Angola. Mr Manuel has more than 19 years of experience as an agronomic researcher and holds a PhD in Agronomic Engineering from the University of Lisbon (Portugal). He is regularly invited as an external examiner on the panel for Masters students defending their thesis at Agostinho Neto University (Angola). Mr Manuel has also contributed numerous academic publications in the field of agronomy on variety of crops commonly planted in Angola.