Santo Antão / Fisheries: Municipalities reinforce operators’ concern about “oblivion” the sector

Porto Novo, Oct 31 (Inforpress) – The “oblivion” of fishing in Santo Antão is also reasons for concern the association of the municipalities of this island, which has already alerted the Government to the need to provide the region with infrastructure to support the sector.

After the operators drew attention to the “abandonment” of the fisheries in Santo Antão, the Municipalities Association of Santo Antão (AMSA) reinforces this concern, noting that “no investment has yet been made” in this area in the island, “despite the existing potentialities”.

The AMSA president, Orlando Delgado, said he did not understand the fact that, over the years, nothing has been done, “absolutely nothing” that could boost this “strategic sector” for the development of Santo Antão.

This official, who in early October took advantage of a meeting in São Vicente with the Deputy Secretary of State for Maritime Economy, Paulo Veiga, to draw attention to the fishing situation in Santo Antão, whether the Government considers this activity as being “strategic” for the local economy.



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