Castro Verde: UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

Castro Verde is already part of the World Network of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. The decision was announced a short while ago at UNESCO Headquarters, in Paris, the International Coordinating Council of the MAB Program (Man & the Biosphere).

Since today, Castro Verde is the 11th Biosphere Reserve in Portugal recognized by UNESCO, and the first south of the Tagus.

The Castro Verde classification as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve recognizes the work developed over decades and will bring new challenges, will enhance local dynamics and networking, based on the defined Action Plan.

Francisco Duarte, Mayor of Castro Verde, He explained that it is "an important step by the image it conveys to the outside of the territory, but above all is a commitment by the responsibility we assume addition to present this application to help build a more sustainable planet, fairer and more balanced. We did not stop and we will continue to work for a better land. already tomorrow. Even more will and determination than yesterday ".

Photo: Municipality of Castro Verde

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