Located in western Sicily, it is situated on the slopes of Monte Triona, a compact limestone massif of Trias, 1,215 m high.
On the 18th of February 2008 the European Commission approved the Rural Development Programme (RDP) of Sicily for 2007-2013.
Research Unit for the recovery and development of Mediterranean flower species (Palermo).
Regional department of structural assistance for agriculture.
In recent decades the EU agricultural policy has changed considerably to help farmers cope with new challenges in response to the changed attitude of the public. Subsequent reforms have meant that currently farmers base their production decisions on market demand, instead of decisions taken in Brussels.