Due to the good experiences of the Non-Agricultural Cooperative a3 in the application of a sustainable development project for the reuse of plastic, the province of Matanzas has the first in the country in the presentation of the first triangular cooperation project led by a form of non-state management.
The 1st Workshop on Knowledge and Technology Transfer in the Management and Reuse of Plastic Waste has the participation of experts from Cuba, Honduras and Belize thanks to the support of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Council of Ministers in Cuba and the Government of Matanzas.
As part of the inauguration of the event, MsC Tomás Escobar Herrera, National Coordinator of the Small Grants Program in Cuba and Dr. Fabio Fajardo Moros made a presentation on the transformations that the environment has received since the beginning of humanity. The specialists specified the importance of recycling plastic and its impact on production processes for the communities of Honduras and Belize.
The event was also attended by Alejandro Palmarola, President of the Botanical Garden of Havana and the Latin American Association of Botany who gave a lecture on sustainability and the importance of maintaining a friendly relationship with the environment.
Within the socialization and exchange program, the president of the CNA a3 made a presentation on the impact of Ecomadera on the preservation of the ecosystem and the economic development of the province.
The workshop will run until September 21 and includes visits to works that use Ecomadera in Varadero and the first work that the cooperative was in charge of in the La Arboleda recreational center as well as the workshop where CNA specialists carry out the production process of Ecomadera. (ALH)
Translated by Casterman Medina de Leon