The funds donated by the E.U. will be used for the implementation of the Forestry Sector Modernization Project of Honduras (MOSEF).
An article in the Latribuna.hn explains: "The resources provided by the E.U. will fund social programs for production and conservation of forest areas using organizational management processes and natural resource management."
Guatemala's government aims to set up an archeological mega-park to be known as Cuatro Balam.
The park will be located in the north of the Petén region. President Álvaro colom presented the projects to government dependencies and NGOs involved in conservation of the natural and cultural heritage of El Petén.
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Ecotourism and rural tourism are attracting 38.5% of the visitors to the country, according to the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur).
"Just last year alone some 733,000 individuals carried ecotourism, an activity which promotes the conservation and sustainability of natural resources, as well as the inclusion and active participation of the local populations," Canatur explained.
Although the law had been adopted by consensus at the National Assembly, government legislators did not oppose the veto imposed by President Ortega.
An article on Laprensa.com.ni reports that the standard vetoed "... created an autonomous body of public and private nature, called a Convention Bureau to promote the holding of international events in the country, offering logistic conditions, security and hotels in order to welcome hundreds of thousands of tourists. "
U.S. awarded in the next fifteen years more than $ 27 million for tropical forest conservation in the country.
This agreement becomes Costa Rica's largest recipient of the U.S. Law from 1998 (TFCA) for conservation of tropical forests, becoming now $ 50 million the total amount received for the conservation, restoration and protection of tropical forests.
The National Assembly has adopted the Law on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity, which strengthens environmental regulations.
A statement from the National Assembly reads:
The plenary of the National Assembly approved this Sept. 5, the Law of Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity, which aims to strengthen the legal framework for environmental issues and ensure better control of natural resources.
The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has rejected all iron mining projects in the Pacific coast, for being environmentally unfriendly.
Luis Zurita Tablada, Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, currently in charge of the ministerial office, sent a letter to Eduardo Villatoro, a conspicuous opponent of such mining, noting that to date the Ministry has not issued any environmental permit to exploit the iron in the Pacific Coast of Guatemala.
It has been announced that in the last quarter of the year the first short term investment fund will be open, which will require a minimum investment of $500, and will be aimed at conservative investors.
The "Profitable Open Short Term Investment Fund" will be managed by the SGB Funds, so far the only company legally authorized to operate such a fund.Two other fund management companies are waiting to receive approval from the Superintendent of the Financial System in order to start operating.
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