CCDR wants to use 45% of Algarve 2030 funds to achieve carbon neutrality

Announcement was made by José Apolinário, president of the Regional Coordination and Development Commission (CCDR) of the Algarve

The Algarve's Regional Coordination and Development Commission (CCDR) has «the ambition of achieving carbon neutrality by 2030» and, in partnership with the Algarve's municipalities, «intends to mobilize 45% of the Regional Operational Program 2021-2027 (Algarve 2030), on the strategic objective of sustainability, decarbonisation and climate transition”.

The objective is to «position the Algarve in a greener, low-carbon Europe, promoting a clean and equitable energy transition, with the mitigation of climate change and adaptation to it», says CCDR Algarve.

"The prevention and management of risks, sustainable water management, promotion of sustainable multimodal urban mobility, transition to a circular economy and efficient use of resources" are other goals.

The announcement was made by José Apolinário, president of CCDR Algarve, in Tavira, during the event, promoted by ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal, in partnership with QUERCUS – Portuguese Association for Nature Conservation, City Council and ICNF – Institute for the Conservation of Nature and Forests.

This action, which took place this Monday morning, December 6th, contributed «to the reforestation of one of the areas affected by last summer's rural fires, in the Conceição de Tavira Forest Perimeter», concludes CCDR Algarve.