North Santiago: Minister satisfied with the progress of the works on the hydro-agricultural development project

Assomada, Sep 17 (Inforpress) – The Minister of Agriculture and Environment this Wednesday expressed satisfaction with the progress of the works on the hydro-agricultural development project underway in the municipalities of São Salvador do Mundo and Santa Catarina, in the countryside of Santiago.

After having visited the works of the aforementioned projects in Faveta (São Salvador do Mundo), Boa Entrada and Achada Leite (Santa Catarina) and become aware on the agricultural year in both municipalities, Gilberto Silva ensured that the three projects aim, above all, to guarantee the income for farmers in these three agricultural locations.

In São Salvador do Mundo, where he met with farmers, he informed that they have in the final phase a project for hydro-agricultural valorization of water from the Faveta dam, estimated at 104 million  escudos, which includes a pumping system and a photovoltaic system of about 25 kilowatts to feed the pumps, aiming to distribute the water upstream.

“It is an important project that is being finalized, and we can be satisfied with the progress of the project [hydro-agricultural valorization of water from the Faveta dam]”, he congratulated.

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