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Porto Novo: Young farmers at Casa de Meio expect to start production and place products on the market by 2020

Porto Novo,  Jul 3 (Inforpress) – The 30 young farmers in Casa de Meio, in Porto Novo, Santo Antão, beneficiaries of an agricultural project, around 30 thousand escudos, foresee already in 2020 to start producing and placing the products in the market.

The project, sponsored by the Association for the Defense of Heritage in Mértola (Portugal), with the financing of Portuguese Cooperation, has been running for seven months and lasts for two years, although young farmers expect, by the beginning of 2020, to be producing for the national market.

The farmer’s representative in Casa de Meio, José Lima, explained to Inforpress that the project, which is in the preparation phase of the plots, is proceeding “at a good pace”, so from the beginning of 2020, young farmers will have the first results.

The project, which also has partners, the City Hall of Porto Novo and the Government of Cabo Verde, includes 30 young people, who have the opportunity to develop an agricultural activity, with the exploitation of seven hectares of land donated by the State of Cabo Verde.

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