Institutions and leading companies in Costa Rica are planning to run for the position of administrator of the National Telecommunications Fund.
Some 25 entities or organizations have shown interest in the project to implement the National Telecommunications Fund (Fonatel) which has funds of $180 million.
Some of the stakeholders are: Deloitte & Touche, Ernst &Young, Fundación Comisión Asesora en Alta Tecnología (Caatec), Fundación Costa Rica-Estados Unidos (Crusa), Fundación para la Investigación de la Universidad de Costa Rica (Fundevi) and Microsoft. The complete list can be found on the website of the Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) at www.sutel.go.cr, reports Nacion.com.
They are trying to establish the parameters which when fulfilled would rate the plantations as carbon fixing both at the national and international level.
The minister of the Environment, Energy and Telecommunications (Minaet), Roberto Dobles, explained to producers and representatives of the Costa Rica Coffee Institute (Icafe) that there are legal opportunities for the National Forestry Financing Fund (Fonafifo) to include coffee plantations to receives payment for environmental services.
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