IRI Colombia Holds Debate With Candidates For Governor In Putumayo To Secure Commitments To Protect Forests

IRI Colombia and GGGI Colombia met with Putumayo gubernatorial candidates on September 26 in Mocoa to address the department’s environmental challenges and present the programmatic agreement “A New Opportunity of Hope for the Amazon,” with the purpose of ensuring the inclusion of Amazon forest protection programs and projects in the departmental development plan. The three governor candidates presented their government proposals for conservation and sustainable development in the department, IRI Colombia and GGGI Colombia presented their work and the programmatic agreement, which seeks to ensure the inclusion of programs and projects aimed at protecting Putumayo’s Amazon forests in the departmental development plan.  The agreement was signed by all candidates at the end of the event.