infoforwebsite1The Maio Biodiversity Foundation was established in 2010 when the need for conservation efforts became evident in Maio, Cape Verde. The goal of the Foundation is to protect the unique fauna and flora of the island, and at the same time create opportunities and long-term benefits for the people of Maio. The Foundation was approved on March 5th 2010 by the Ministry of Environment (Boletim Oficial, III Serie, Numero 10, page 178). To consult the legal description of the Foundation, please click here.