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São Nicolau: Canine population census campaign ends with 510 dogs registered in the municipality of Tarrafal

Tarrafal de São Nicolau, Sep 20 (Inforpress) – Five hundred and ten dogs were registered during the canine population census campaign that took place from August 27 to September 12 in the municipality of Tarrafal, the local authority said today through the Sanitation Department. The campaign that is ending now aimed to establish a database, …

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More than 70 farmers from Santiago will benefit from training under the “sow, harvest and sell” project

Praia, Sep 20 (Inforpress) – More than 70 farmers in Santiago will benefit from training under the “sow, harvest, sell” project resulting from cooperation between the Association for Rural Development and Promotion (ASDEPR) from Azores and ACAISA of Santiago. Speaking to Inforpress, the president of the Commercial, Agricultural, Industrial and Services Association of Santiago (ACAISA), …

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Fogo: Rehabilitation works and expansion of the regional prison assigned on Thursday to the company hired for its execution

São Filipe, Sep 18 (Inforpress) – The works of the first phase of the rehabilitation and expansion project of the Regional Fogo Prison are consigned on Thursday to the construction company Somic, hired in a public tender for the execution of the works. Last May, the Government approved a motion for resolutions authorizing the Ministry …

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Pests / Locusts: Minister assures that Government will strengthen campaign on the ground

Praia,  Sep 18 (Inforpress) – The Minister of Agriculture and Environment Gilberto Silva has assured that the government will reinforce the campaign against locust pests are affecting crops, especially in Santiago Island. The guarantee was given on the sidelines of the 14th Symposium on Hydraulics and Water Resources of Portuguese-Speaking Countries, which took place Tuesday …

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Pests: Locusts invade people’s homes and farmland in Milho Branco

Praia, Sep 16 (Inforpress) – Photos published on social networks Saturday, 14th, show children filling buckets and 16 locusts bags on the balcony of a house in Milho Branco, municipality of São Domingos. People report that the situation is “serious and worrying” and urge urgent action to be taken, not only to endanger crops but …

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Fogo: Companies participating in the “Cova Figueira urban requalification” contract visit the site on Wednesday

São Filipe, Sep 10 (Inforpress) – National construction companies participating in the tender for the execution of the “urban requalification works in the Cova Figueira, Santa Catarina do Fogo”, make a mandatory technical visit to the site on Wednesday. The tender for the selection of companies for the execution of Cova Figueira’s urban requalification works …

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Porto Novo: A lot of bustle marks agricultural activity in the countryside after the recent rains

Porto Novo, Sep 9 (Inforpress) – A lot of hustle and bustle characterizes at this time the agricultural activity in the different rural areas of Porto Novo, Santo Antão, which, between the end of August and the beginning of September, was drenched by “gentle rains and profitable ”. According to the peasants, “Porto Novo is …

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Porto Novo: Breakdown of the only garbage car creates difficulties in garbage collection in the municipality

Porto Novo,  Sep 9 (Inforpress) – The municipality of Porto Novo has faced, in recent days, constraints in garbage collection, a situation that, according to sanitation services, is due to the breakdown of the only existing garbage car. Residents are beginning to complain about the fact that garbage is accumulating in some areas of the …

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Fogo: Municipality of Mosteiros makes rainfed seeds available to farmers after rainfall 

São Filipe, Sep 4 (Inforpress) – The municipality of Mosteiros made available a significant amount of rainfed seeds, namely maize and some varieties of beans, to farmers after enough rainfall to start farming. According to information available on its page, the City Hall had made available, until Tuesday, about 6.600 liters of seeds for rainfed …

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Maio Biodiversity Foundation wants to introduce new technologies in sea turtle data collection

Porto Inglês, Sep 4 (Inforpress) – The Maio Biodiversity Foundation (FMB) intends to introduce next year the use of new technologies for sea turtle data collection and to be the first NGO to use this tool, a way to simplify the jobs. Speaking to Inforpress, Juan Martinez, head of the foundation’s scientific studies, said that …

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