Corpoguajira team Closer to the Regional Autonomous Corporation of La Guajira went to the districts of Palomino and La Punta de los Remedios in Dibulla, in order to assess environmental issues that are currently showing in this area department.
During the tour the problem of coastal erosion was evaluated, occupation of beaches, indiscriminate felling, solid waste and effluents. In an active dialogue with residents and the union of hoteliers in the area concerns and proposals to resolve they were heard in a short, medium and long term for what is attended Mayor municipality Welcome Mejia, Harbourmaster, Ministry of Environment, Guild councilors and tourism sector.
Corporation seeking short-term solutions pledged to develop and implement a strategy for environmental education in order to reduce the impacts caused by inadequate evidence-based practices currently in this region. Green window located in Palomino becomes a key tool to strengthen the relationship and institutional coordination that allows make this an example in sustainable tourism zone, In addition to being a space for the promotion of clean practices, promoting sustainable consumption and green business.
During the visit also attended by Deputy Gabriel Pinto and coastal erosion expert Eddy Lora, the Corporation made commitments in order to significantly reduce the effects caused by climate variability and poor environmental practices.
From Corpoguajira seeks to coordinate efforts to generate investments for sustainable development in the department.