The elected mayor of the Municipality of Maio, Miguel Rosa, today expressed “satisfaction” with the classification of the island as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, which he classified as “excellent news” for Maio.… Read More
For the Minister of Culture and Creative Industries, these are two great achievements. Abraão Vicente foresees significant impacts in terms of the projection and planning of the future and sustainable development of the islands of Maio and Fogo.… Read More
The Management Plan for the Complex of Protected Areas on the island of Maio (CAPM), approved by a resolution of the Council of Ministers (CM), comes into force today, after being published in the Official Bulletin this Monday 19th.
The creation of a National Network of Protected Areas was a fundamental political instrument with regard to the preservation of natural landscapes, conservation and maintenance of natural resources and processes.… Read More
Nanette Scriba is a musician, artist and composer and is a regular visitor to the archipelago. Nanette has been inspired by the local people and the colours of Cape Verde and especially the falling in love with the island of Maio.… Read More
The Government approved this Thursday, October 8, at the Council of Ministers, a Resolution that authorizes, with effect from zero hours on October 12, 2020, the reopening of commercial air and maritime passenger traffic, destined for and from Cape Verde, announced on Friday, October 9, the Minister of Tourism and Transport.… Read More
Shops, Mini-Mercados & Supermarkets Casablanca Mini-Mercado Location: Morro Opening Hours: 8am – 8pm Telephone: Good selection food wine beer at Casa Blanca Minimarket Restaurantes Restaurante Serigne Mbaye Location: Morro Suppliers Henry – Hardware & Electrical Location: Vila do Maio Telephone: … Read More
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