The United Kingdom will invest approximately $20 million to protect the Cocoto Corridor in southern Ecuador and in relation to Peru.
United kingdom Allocate funds to fund nature conservation projects in Ecuador And in many countries of the region.
After the president’s meeting William Lasso And many ministers with Zach GoldsmithThe Minister for the Pacific and the Environment of the United Kingdom, together with the other authorities of that country, on the morning of Wednesday 19 January; Minister of Environment , Gustavo Manrique, that the United Kingdom and Ecuador have signed a Letter of Intent that will later become a Memorandum of Understanding on this subject.
The United Kingdom plans to allocate nearly 50 million pounds, equivalent to 20 million dollars, to protect terrestrial biological pathways. And as far as Ecuador is concerned, funding is for a corridor to run from Zamora Even Peru, which is the path used by a type of condor the name of the thing kokoto. The project will last four years.
Goldsmith explained that the fund will deliver climate benefits, but the goal is to ensure that steps are taken to reconcile the economy and the natural world, which is why “green jobs” for communities are spoken of as a core part of the project.
Brotherhood is the name of the new protected area in the Galapagos. The decree was signed today
Manrique added that 80% of this money will go to research and work with local communities, so conservation is an income mechanism for them and they have these “ecosystem” services for life. These services can be water production, carbon dioxide capture for oxygen, or guaiasa for medicinal purposes.
In addition, the UK has another project to sign in the next few days, the “Planet Blue Box”; And another commitment 300 million pounds sterling For afforestation and conservation in Amazon countries; Although Goldsmith still cannot speak of the times or the manner in which this will be done, as these details have yet to be determined, which is why he will meet with Aboriginal communities and others, these days.
Goldsmith and Manrique recalled the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties in Glasgow, and the English authorities congratulated Ecuador on the creation of the new Galapagos Marine Reserve: Brothers. This Thursday 20 they will move to the Galapagos.
Manrique concluded by noting that the projects with the UK are fully linked to the decarbonization plans discussed at COP 26, and announced that next month they will issue regulations for companies to offset their emissions through private or public forests.(I)
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