Fogo: Fair of agroindustrial products and derivatives represents potential of the island and must be stimulated – PM

Sao Filipe, April 28 (Inforpress) – The Prime Minister, Ulisses Correia e Silva, today considered that the fair of agroindustrial products and derivatives, taking place in the city of Sao Filipe, represents the potential that the Fogo Island has in these sectors.

Ulisses Correia e Silva, who visited this morning the eighth fair of agroindustrial products and derivatives, said to Inforpress that he liked very much and there is a great potential, from handicraft to agri-food products.

“It is a good initiative, but we have to organize it in a more regular and permanent way, because it is a way for people, who are dedicated to this activity, to have some income and encouragement to organize in a cooperative or companies to have their own activity and boosting the economic of the island, “said the head of Government.

Asked about the mobilization of more water for agriculture in the island, considering that water is one of the main factors of production, Ulisses Correia e Silva said that this is one of the priorities of the water policy for the Fogo Island.



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