Banasa helps reforest the banks of rivers Suchiate, Naranjo and Pacaya
Bananera Nacional, S. A. (Banasa) contributed to make a 30 thousand plant nursery in the Agronomy Institute (ITAC) in San Marcos which will be used to reforest the banks of rivers Suchiate, Naranjo and Pacaya. It also supported several activities in the municipalities of La Blanca and Ayutla to promote the project among the villagers and raise awareness on the conservation of the environment.
Aroldo Cordero, mayor of La Blanca, San Marcos said: “We are proud of this partnership with Banasa”. He added: “Banasa’s collaboration with the program will promote the conservation of the environment and the habitat of various species of animals.”
This project was coordinated with government, academia and private sector institutions, including Banasa, Banrural, the Ministry of Social Development (Mides), Agronomy Institute, the Ministry of Agriculture , Food and Livestock (MAGA) and the Ministry of Education.