Cape Verde Natural Resources

Cape Verde Natural Resources

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Energy- Solar energy

Cape Verde has few natural resources although the country experiences 350 days of sunshine


The country is naturally endowed with mineral resources which include salt, basalt salt, pozzolana (a volcanic rock used in cement production) limestone, kaolin and


The country is endowed with fresh water which creates room for fishing.

Natural gas and coal

The country has 23 billion tons of coal plus gas deposits, incidentally, is now the fourth largest producer of natural gas, behind Russia, Iran and Qatar.

National Parks

Cape Verde has the following National Park.

  • Fogo National Park
  • Monte Gordo National Park

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