Local newspaper, Quotidiano di Puglia discusses OTP’s vision for the future to meet demands despite current challenges.
Salento, the tip of the Puglia region in southern Italy, has seen an export boom in local products. Despite the ongoing challenges, the global pandemic and the Xylella contagion destroying millions olive trees, demands in the region’s goods have increased by 40%.
For the wellbeing of the local people, environment and to keep up with demand, it’s vital to relaunch Salentinian agriculture. Raffaele Cazzetta, 6th generation olive oil producer and Vice President of The Olive Tree Project is quoted in the region’s local paper, “We are looking into the future with positivity and with an innovative project that is planting 1 million trees with tech that safeguards their growth.”
To find out more on how The Olive Tree Project is helping local communities and environment, click here.
Check out Quotidiano di Puglia for the full article in Italian.
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