Porto Novo: Families depending on livestock and dry farming “concerned” with drought situation

Porto Novo, May 4 (Inforpress) – The drought affecting, in the last four years, the municipality of Porto Novo, in Santo Antão, with a particular focus on the high areas, begins to “concern” families whose livelihood depends on livestock and dry farming.
This is the case of Lagoa and surroundings, in the Planalto Leste, where the impact of the drought struck Santo Antão for four years in a row is “worrying” the families in this locality, whose livelihood depends on livestock and dry farming, stated the association leader, Aristides Morais.
“Here in the Planalto Leste, the biggest concern is the drought is affecting many families,” he said, defending the strengthening of public employment in the area to help people who have been affected by the drought in recent years.
Still in Lagoa, the water supply also worries people, according to resident Manuel Pinto.

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