With continuous work in Cape Verde since 2001, the IMVF has kept a close eye on the evolution and development of the archipelago – specifically the island of Maio – its constraints and potential. This action bets on local entrepreneurship (as a means) for the affirmation of Ilha do Maio as a sustainable and supportive tourist destination (as an end). The project aims to combine the valorisation of the island’s environmental and cultural heritage with the reinforcement and promotion of new local economic activities, as an engine of socioeconomic development and growth, consolidating the respective cultural identity and territorial and social cohesion.… Read More
With continuous work in Cape Verde since 2001 and a solid partnership of several years with the municipalities of Maio and Loures, IMVF has kept a close eye on the evolution and development of the archipelago – specifically on the island of Maio – and its constraints and potential.
The Tourist Dynamization and Requalification project on Ilha do Maio started in March 2016 and focuses on local entrepreneurship (as a means) for the affirmation of Ilha do Maio as a sustainable and supportive tourist destination (as an end). The Solidarity and Community Tourism project on the island of Maio started in December 2017 and is based on the reinforcement of sustainable economic initiatives in support of the local tourism sector. With the development of a solidary and sustainable tourism product, implemented and managed locally, the intention is to boost the local economy and enhance the traditional cultural and environmental traits.… Read More
The Minister of State, Parliamentary Affairs and the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Fernando Elísio Freire, considered today that Maio went from being a forgotten island to being an island of hope.
According to Fernando Elísio Freire, who is visiting Maio, the island has been experiencing “great gains” with investments in urban and environmental requalification in all villages, thanks to a “good partnership” between the central and local authorities.… Read More
Porto Inglês – The Minister of State, Parliamentary Affairs and the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and Sport, Fernando Elísio Freire, starts today a two-day visit to the island to find out about the works financed by the Government in Maio. According to a press release, Fernando Elísio Freire has on the agenda, among other issues, to reinforce the dialogue with local officials, in the Youth and Sport sectors.… Read More
Cape Verde has already identified a record of more than 140,000 sea turtle nests this year, the Environment Minister said today, noting that the covid-19 pandemic “had a little influence” on the illegal capture of this protected species.… Read More
The director general of the airline TICV (ex-Binter-CV), Luís Quinta believes that for December the number of passengers will increase. In this sense, the company is strengthening the flight team so that, at that time, it will be able to offer a schedule at the end of 2019. Meanwhile, the offer has already been reinforced by 17% since the resumption of inter-island flights in July.… Read More
Ferry tickets can be purchased on the CV InterIlhas website, at the ticket booth or with the official ticketing partners.
The tickets must be purchased prior to boarding the ship.
When boarding the ship its required that all passengers present their identification document with a picture (i.e. Country ID, passport) along with their ticket. The personal identification document must match the name on the ticket, otherwise boarding may be refused.… Read More
Nowadays, all over the islands, we are witnessing the emergence of new farmers, with special emphasis on the appearance of a handful of rural, urban and even emigrants or returnees from the diaspora who are engaged in agricultural production.… Read More
The maritime transport concessionaire, Cape Verde Interilhas, suspended travel between Santiago and Maio, scheduled to take place today and Saturday, due to bad weather conditions.… Read More
The island of Maio is preparing to receive Spanish investments called Little Africa in the order of 550 million euros. The project estimates to create more than 10,000 jobs on the island in the long term, and will be a “unique project” that focuses on the environment and ecotourism in Cape Verde.… Read More