Tarrafal, Oct 8 (Inforpress) – The island of São Nicolau will be covered by the plan to mitigate the negative effects of the bad agricultural year, approved Thursday by the Council of Ministers, according to the Minister of Agriculture and Environment, visiting São Nicolau.
Speaking to Inforpress as part of the assessment to his visit to São Nicolau, the Minister of Agriculture and Environment, Gilberto Silva, said due to the weak agricultural production, caused by the little rainfall, the island will be covered by the plan to mitigate the effects of the bad agricultural year.
“I take this opportunity to talk about the plan to mitigate the negative effects of the bad agricultural year in the amount of 170 million escudos and we will also contemplate the island of São Nicolau, and has suffered the effects of insufficient production”, he stressed.
The Minister stressed that production is well below normal and will therefore be the subject of these measures to ensure that households have not benefited from production have some income.
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