The creation of the Special Economic Zone on the Cape Verdean island of Maio, approved today in parliament, will allow the private promoter to move forward with the largest tourist development in the country, worth 500 million euros, guaranteed by the Minister of Finance.… Read more
We have a concentration of almost 150 shipwrecks on the islands of Cape Verde, which still need to be studied in-depth, but above all for protection. Hence, at this stage, we are in no great hurry to turn it into a tourist product in the short term, until we have the necessary conditions to do so.… Read more
On Ilha do Maio Águas e Energias do Maio (AEM) has already started producing water using one hundred percent photovoltaic energy, an investment that will reduce production costs by around 65%.
This investment happened at a “good time”, since the country and the world are facing an increase in the price of oil and its derivatives and, consequently, an increase in electricity bill.… Read more
A study carried out by the company PD Consult concluded that the population of the island of Maio could triple by 2030, if all the variables were met.
This fact, according to the study, will have an impact on all sectors of economic, social and environmental activity on the island.
The study begins by making an X-ray of the current state of the island which, according to the 2010 census data used in its preparation, had about seven thousand inhabitants, with a small airfield and a port, connected with the country’s capital with two weekly air connections and three regular sea connections weekly, but without a regular and predictable public land transport service.… Read more
The Municipality of Maio organised, Friday 23rd April at 5 pm, in the Salão Nobre Isaac Pinheiro, a public session for the socialisation of the Little Africa Maio Project.
The session, which was open to the public, was attended by the city council executive, elected officials and investors from the Grupo Internacional Holding Cabo Verde (IHCV), led by the Spanish Enrique Bañuellos.… Read more