Informação: National Strategy for the Sea discussed on Faial
In the context of the initiatives promoted for the discussion of a National Strategy for the Sea, the Regional Secretariat for Natural Resources promotes a debate at the Auditorium of Faial Botanical Garden on Thursday.
The public session starts at 6 PM and will be chaired by the Regional Secretary for Natural Resources, Luís Neto Viveiros. The event will be attended by the Captain of Horta... Mais >>
Informação: International experts on the effects of marine sediment extraction meet in Horta
The WGEXT group of ICES - International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, which studies the impact of marine aggregate extraction, is meeting this week in the city of Horta on the island of Faial. This initiative has the support of the Regional Secretariat for Natural Resources.
The meeting is being attended by scientists, technicians in the extraction industry, environmental managers f... Mais >>
Informação: Government of the Azores expands professional categories eligible for FUNDOPESCA
The proposed revision that was carried out by the Regional Natural Resources to the legislation regulating the allocation of funds under the Azores Fishers' Salary Compensation Fund will now cover professionals who have been, so far, unable to benefit from FUNDOPESCA.
The information was revealed on Tuesday by the Regional Secretary for Natural Resources at the Legislative Assembly of the Azores ... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Government is aware of the situation of the fisheries sector and has implemented support measures
The Regional Secretary for Natural Resources said on Tuesday that the Regional Government is aware of the difficulties faced by fishers and has taken the initiative to implement the support mechanisms provided by the current legislation.
In this context, Luís Neto Viveiros expressed his "total" disagreement with the accusations made against the Regional Government regarding a supposed "slow... Mais >>
Informação: Vasco Cordeiro wants the Azores to become national reference in sea-related sectors
The President of the Government defended today that the region has the conditions to become a national reference, within a decade, in three sea-related sectors: nautical tourism, commercial exploitation of marine resources and the balance between environmental policies and economic potentialities.
"We have the potential and conditions to, within a decade, transform the Azores in a reference Regi... Mais >>
Informação: Vasco Cordeiro says meeting with European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries raised "high expectations"
The President of the Government, Vasco Cordeiro, said today that the audience granted to the European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, raised "high expectations" for the Regional Government, which he hopes they become a reality for the benefit of the Region's development.
"The Regional Government has high expectations regarding a series of aspects. What we expect ... Mais >>
Informação: Azorean fishing shipowners received almost 2.3 million Euros for fish unloaded this year
Lotaçor has already paid almost 2.3 million Euros to Azorean fishing shipowners for the fish sold at fish markets across the Region from January 1 to February 20. During this period, the quantity of fish unloaded amounted to approximately 2.4 million Euros.
All fish unloaded until February 11 was paid by Lotaçor S.A., a public company that is in charge of the management of fish markets... Mais >>
Informação: FUNDOPESCA granted to 1,200 fishers in the Azores
The Regional Secretariat for Natural Resources, through the Regional Directorate for Fisheries, is granting financial support to Azorean 1,200 fishers under FUNDOPESCA.
The Salary Compensation Fund was activated in December for a seven-month period between March 1 and September 30, 2012. The Administrative Board of FUNDOPESCA has unanimously decided to stipulate amount of support awarded to fish... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Government promotes "comprehensive" revision of Fundopesca
The Regional Secretary for Natural Resources, Luís Neto Viveiros, revealed today that the Regional Government expects to conclude by February a proposal for a "comprehensive" revision of the current legislation on Fundopesca (Fishers' Salary Compensation Fund).
"We understand that while some of the aspects comprised by the proposal submitted by Bloco de Esquerda (BE) are meritorious, there ... Mais >>
Informação: President of the Government highlights role of fisheries for the development and creation of jobs in Lagoa
The Government of the Azores intends to move forward with the investment in the improvement of the operating conditions of Carneiros Fisheries Port in the city of Lagoa. This process will now enter a technical evaluation phase," announced Vasco Cordeiro today.
"This profound intervention to be carried out in this port represents the fulfilment of a commitment taken during the electoral campaign.... Mais >>