Porto Novo, May 29 (Inforpress) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Environment (MAA) has everything prepared for the launch,still this week in the municipality of Porto Novo, of the second set of agricultural projects as part of the emergency program for Santo Antao.
These projects aim to restore normality in the municipality in terms of agricultural production, which was affected by the floods that devastated this island in September 2016.
A first project package, launched in March, is being implemented with normality, giving privilege, among other interventions, the execution of two boreholes (one of which is already completed) in Ribeira da Cruz and the repair of the underground dam at Cha de Branquinho and of a water production system with solar energy in Martiene.
The MAA has made a “positive evaluation” of the progress of this first set of projects and announces the launching, this week of the second package of works, which will cover Tarrafal de Monte Trigo, Alto Mira, Ribeira da Patas, Tabuga, Manual Lopes and Lajedos.
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