Farmers affected by the fires are now to receive fruit trees to help restore the productivity of the land.
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The Regional Government has decided to allocate a total of 110 thousand euros to associations and cooperatives of cattle farmers in the municipalities of Ponta do Sol, Calheta, and Porto Moniz at the Extraordinary Government Council, which took place this morning.
The European Commission today included the "Madeira onion" in the Protected Designation of Origin category, highlighting the traditional production practices on the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo and the aroma of the bulb.
A landslide occurred in the Espigão area in Ribeira Brava today, scaring the local population.
The Liberal Initiative (IL) party is determined to create a digital platform that aims to promote transparency with regard to EU funding.
The Regional Secretary for Agriculture and Environment, Rafaela Fernandes, was present at a Sonae group event at the Agricultural School, where she categorically stated that it is necessary to reduce the amount of phytopharmaceuticals used in agriculture.
The first containers of hay have already been sent to assist cattle farmers in Madeira; victims of the fires last month that affected the west of the island. The containers arrival in Madeira is scheduled for the 13th of November.
The PS-Madeira Parliamentary Group at ALRAM visited this Wednesday the Chestnut Festival of Curral das Freiras, where they sympathised with regional producers whose harvests had yet again been poor due to weather changes, and the lack of any answers from the Regional Government.
armers in Câmara de Lobos who suffered damage to their farms, caused by the fires that consumed a vast area of land in the two municipalities, will be compensated for their losses.
The Regional Secretary for Agriculture and Rural Development this afternoon visited the Prazeres Horticultural and Fruit Supply Centre,
The regional executive, Miguel Albuquerque has authorised the payment of extraordinary support to cherry and sour cherry producers (companies and farmers).
The new Canhas reservoir will benefit 358 farmers, irrigating an area of about 36 hectares. Susana Prada, Regional Secretary for the Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change, made it known during her visit to the site that the new reservoir represents an investment of 3 million euros, co-financed by PRODERAM,…
The new Banana Processing Centre was inaugurated today by the President of Madeira. Located in the parish of São Martinho, it cost 14.2 million euros to build and has the capacity to process 100 tonnes of bananas per day along six processing lines, (five conventional and one biological).
The European Commission has admitted the economic impact of extreme weather events, such as heat waves and floods, in southern European countries such as Portugal, particularly for tourism, and calls for measures to combat climate change.