The Italian Island of Sardinia has announced plans to pay its people, in order to curb migration.
The Italian island of Sardinia has announced plans to pay people 15,000 euros or $14,767.88 each to live on the island.
According to reports, the government has set aside $45 million for the relocation grant, which is enough to fund 3,000 moves.
Preliminary reports have indicated that many young people are moving abroad for work and the government wants to get people to the island.
“We have created the conditions for young people to decide to stay and [develop] the economic fabric of the most fragile territories,” said Christian Solinas, Sardinia’s president.
“There can be no growth without a real enhancement of the territories, of the interior and most disadvantaged areas, which must pass through new policies for their repopulation.” the president added.