The Ministry of Environment has contracted 14 workers for restoring forestry potential in an area of 21 hectares.
The Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning has begun the work of silvicultural treatments in the public forest The Silveria, Purchena, some work Plan for Employment in Andalusia which has hired 14 workers, that over the next few months be made clear tasks, clareos, waste disposal and hauling wood to landing in an area of more than 21 hectares of Aleppo pine.
This action is part of a larger project of restoring forestry potential and preventive measures carried out in public forests in eight municipalities (Albolduy, Instinción, Macael, Singing, Purchena, Fines, Olula River and Urrácal), a project as a whole represents an investment of 312.000 and generating euros 2.400 wages.
The project is part of the Forestry Program Improvement and Regeneration Environmental and Rural, and objectives, recalls the territorial delegate of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment, José Manuel Ortiz, "Is the enhancement of natural resources, improve and enhance the sustainable use of forest resources; promote the revitalization of business and, above all, encourage employment generation in rural areas ".
56.000 wages in 82 Municipalities
In the province of Almería, the Emergency Plan envisages an investment of just over 8 million euros financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (Feader), with the primary objective of generating the so-called 'green jobs' in 82 Municipalities. These 8 million, 1,7 intended to improve rural roads and 6,4 million performances forest regeneration and environmental improvement, will generate a 56.000 wages, The main objective, recalls the territorial delegate, José Manuel Ortiz, promotion is called 'green jobs' in 82 municipalities in the province, with the generation of a 58.600 wages.
For the selection of the areas of operation of the Emergency Plan, have been prioritized factors as the level of registered unemployment agricultural, Mount surface property of the Board, as well as those listed in the Catalogue of Public Utility; mounts included in Protected Natural Areas Network of Andalusia, and the index of 'rurality’ Township.