Within the innitiative “Sabugal + Valor”, it took place at the Grand Hall of the Council Chambers, a work meeting with some chestnut producers, aiming to discuss the current situation of this produce in the council.

Several themes were discussed related to the low productivity of the latest harvests and the predictions for the next one. The program that fights the chestnut wasp was analyzed as well the ongoing plant-health works, also the DICTIS program of chestnut cancer fight was in agenda.

Finally, the future of the sector was debated in order to find the best strategies to scale this important segment for the council and specially the rural development of Sabugal.