CINCIA organized a training for managers of municipal nurseries to promote actions to recover areas degraded by mining.
Puerto Maldonado, November 14, 2016- Those responsible for the nurseries of the Provincial Municipality of Tambopata, the district municipalities of Inambari, Huepetuhe, and Camanti; and members of the “Arco Iris” Farmers’ Association of Huepetuhe were trained by CINCIA in techniques of “Integral management of nurseries”, strengthening their capacities for the preparation of substrates, germination and peal. Shared techniques for the production and application of biofertilizers and phytosanitary care of seedlings in nursery.
The training took place at the “Green Road Reforestation Center and Sustainable Practices Center” in Baltimore, creating an environment of practical learning and exchange of knowledge. During the training, an emphasis was placed on the importance of proper treatment of seeds, from their selection and selection to the management of adequate germination techniques, to ensure the correct development of seedlings and to reduce losses and increases in production costs due to replacement of poorly produced seedlings.
With these actions, CINCIA seeks to promote the reforestation and restoration of areas degraded by gold mining in the areas of the participating districts, strengthening the environmental management in the municipalities, generating spaces of collaborative work between authorities, officials, and concessionaires to guarantee the sustainability of their intervention.
CINCIA is developing studies to recover areas degraded by mining in the districts of Camanti, Inambari, Huepetuhe, Labyrinth, Madre de Dios, Tambopata.