This week the Government of Gran Canaria announced that it will employ 50 unemployed people to work full time for six months in reforestation tasks.
This programme is aimed at women who are victims of gender violence, immigrants and those over the age of 45 years, so that they can learn a trade in a sector in which there is a real demand for professionals with appropriate skills.
This specific group of unemployed people will soon learn how to fell trees, climb trees, provide trees with sufficient water and to use specific machinery for forestation tasks.
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