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Fogo: Association promotes theoretical training on fruit processing and marketing

São Filipe, Jun 3 (Inforpress) – The National Montado Community Development Association of Cabeça Fundão, promotes between 5 and 8 a theoretical training session on the commercialization and transformation of fruits.

The training course, which will be held in the town of Cabeça Fundão, in the municipality of Santa Catarina, is focused at the youth from this community and the neighboring communities of Chã das Caldeiras, Achada Furna and Estância Roque, and is scheduled for the second fortnight of June, from 17 to 21, the practical session, whose activities will be carried out at the fruit processing center in the town of Lomba, São Filipe municipality.

The training of more than two dozen young people from the above-mentioned localities is part of the project “A Bordeira more green and with an aroma of fruits” by the National Montado Community Development Association of Cabeça Fundão, financed by the National Environment Fund program, budgeted at more than 3.1 million escudos.

The project, according to the president of the Association’s board of directors, Nicolau Centeio, aims to establish two thousand fruit plants of different species in the Bordeira areas of the Fogo Natural Park (PNF), increasing the number of fruit trees, of agro-industry, contribute to the decrease of imports, as well as to the improvement of the diet, since fruits are food supplements of great importance.



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