Environment

Santo Antão: Garbage collection returns to normal in the city of Porto Novo after the “chaos” that occurred

Porto Novo, Nov 11 (Inforpress) – The garbage collection and transportation system in the municipality of Porto Novo, Santo Antão, which has been facing many setbacks lately due to the constant breakdowns in the waste car, is normalized. The constraints, which have recently marked the sanitation system in Porto Novo, have already forced the City …

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Fogo: Large-scale fire in the municipal dump is dominated and aftermath – Civil Protection Councilor

São Filipe, Nov 8 (Inforpress) – The large-scale fire that broke out Thursday night in the municipal dump, which is 300 meters from the regional hospital and a hotel unit, has been dominated and controlled and is now in the aftermath. The Civil Protection Councilor Caetano Rodrigues said a volunteer and civil protection fire brigade …

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Agronomist defends union between farmers and those responsible for combating corn armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda)

Praia, Nov 7 (Inforpress) – Agronomist Oumar Barry has defended the need for farmers and responsible to come together as a group in order to be more effective in combating the corn armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) nationwide. He was speaking to reporters in Praia, on the fringes of the  School/Campus Facilitator Training for Producer (CEP) / …

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São Salvador do Mundo: City Hall inaugurates works of urban and environmental requalification of Chão Rodrigues

Achada Igreja, Nov 6 (Inforpress) – The City Hall of São Salvador do Mundo, in the countryside of Santiago, inaugurated the works of urban and environmental requalification of the Chão Rodrigues locality, an old claim of the residents, in an investment of 16 million escudos. The inauguration of this infrastructure, which was attended by citizens …

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Maio: Monte Vermelho farmers go through tough times because of lack of water – farmers

Porto Ingles, Nov 5 (Inforpress) – Farmers from the Monte Vermelho area in the island of Maio are leaving the field due to lack of water in their wells and the beneficiaries of the borehole claim that the amount supplied has been revealed insufficient. In a conversation with Inforpress, farmer João de Deus said that …

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Porto Novo: Acacia invasion endangers agriculture in some agricultural valleys – farmers

Porto Novo, Oct 31 (Inforpress) – The the acacia trees invasion across the municipality of Porto Novo, in Santo Antão, is putting irrigated agriculture in some valleys of this municipality at risk, according to farmers. The most worrying situation at this time has to do with the Lajedos area, where agricultural activity is in “decline” …

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Cabo Verde to have new tobacco legislation in three to four months – responsible

Porto Novo, Oct 29 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verde will have, within three to four months, a new tobacco law, which is “on its way” for approval by the Council of Ministers, announced the Coordination Commission for Alcohol and other Drugs (CCAD). Celso Monteiro, CCAD’s tobacco control focal point under the Ministry of Health and Social …

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São Vicente: “Soncent d’costa limpe” campaign collected eight cubic meters of garbage and gathered 80 volunteers – organization

Mindelo, Oct 29 (Inforpress) – The third edition of the “Soncent d’costa limpe” campaign, promoted by the environmental association Biosfera 1, collected more than eight cubic meters of garbage on the north beach of Baía and gathered around 80 volunteers. This information was advanced to Inforpress by Biosfera 1 communications and imaging technician Christian Mosso, …

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INIDA distinguished with the Terras sem Sombra International Prize  with its Botanical Garden

Praia, Oct 24 (Inforpress) – The National Institute for Agrarian Research and Development (INIDA) was awarded the 2019 Terras sem Sombra International Prize  in the category of Safeguarding Biodiversity, due to its Botanical Garden. The information was released Wednesday by the Government through a press release, which states that several applications were analyzed, and the …

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Maio Biodiversidade Foundation makes “positive balance” of sea turtle protection campaign

Porto Inglês, Oct 23 (Inforpress) – The Maio Biodiversidade Foundation (FMB) today made a “positive assessment” of the sea turtle protection campaign, in 2019, in which it registered a “significant reduction” of the catch, totaling seven thousand and five hundred registered nests. Speaking to Inforpress, the coordinator of the sea turtle protection campaign patrol, Leno …

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