The body will be made up of territorial entities, National Police, ICA, Government of La Guajira, Risk Management Unit, Environmental and Agrarian Prosecutor's Office and Fire Departments. A roadmap was drawn up to allow compliance with the Law 2193 of 2022, in addition to reducing the risk of bees and strengthening beekeeping as a green business.
With the aim of mitigating the risk caused by Africanized bees in the urban sector, comply with the provisions of the Law 2193 the 2022 and strengthen beekeeping as a green business, Corpoguajira advanced an inter-institutional technical table in order to articulate actions that allow it to continue working for the conservation and preservation of this species of great environmental importance..
“We have achieved a fundamental meeting, where we institutions are articulated, in accordance with the provisions of the law issued this year to form the committee for the management of bees within the District of Riohacha”, said Samuel Lanao Robles, CEO of the Corporation, who in turn indicated that a work route was arranged to operationalize this body in the coming days, “We are going to consign all the initiatives to be developed in pursuit of the protection and conservation of said species. But also, we will promote beekeeping as a green business, so that the producers who dedicate themselves to this activity increase their income”, pointed out.
It should be noted that officials from the Government of La Guajira were present at the meeting, Riohacha District Mayor's Office, Fire brigade, Risk management, ICA, Environmental and Agrarian Attorney and National Police (Environmental Protection Unit), who expressed their willingness to form a work team that reduces the risk of bee attacks and where their conservation prevails.
Meanwhile, the link of the Risk Management Unit of La Guajira and Cesar, Hernando Gómez Ricciulli, He pointed out that "one of the main advances that occurred during the day was the formation of a work team that will prepare the document through which the bee management committee in the department will be formed., that will serve as a model for each of the different municipalities”.
Corpoguajira has been exercising leadership that allows addressing the problem of bees that occurs in the department, causing inconvenience and harm to the civilian population.
“From the Corporation we are committed to protecting and preventing the risk that Africanized bees have generated, these bees have a seasonal season for the city in which they generate danger and concern and of course risk due to the possible attack that they can cause to people. With the progress made at today's table, we will be able to attend in a timely manner, protect bees that can be located and minimize the risk of attack by people”, German Sanchez pointed out, Corpoguajira veterinarian.