Tri-national meeting of the technical team of the CITES Tree Species Program in Managua, Nicaragua

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Tri-national meeting of the technical team of the CITES Tree Species Program in Managua, Nicaragua

November 22, 2019

The technical team of the CITES Tree Species Program, tri-national project (Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua) met for the second time in Managua, Nicaragua.

During 06-07 November 2019, the meeting was conducted with the purpose of reviewing the work methodology that is being used, as well as discussing the technical criteria and regulatory guidelines of each country to achieve progress in each of the products that the project intends to achieve.

The following matters were discussed:

a) Tool for monitoring the conservation and sustainable management of Dalbergia tree species in Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua;

b) Forest management guidelines for the tree species in the wild;

c) Forest management guidelines for the tree species in plantations and agroforestry systems, as a measure for reproduction and to reduce pressure on natural populations and conservation; and

d) Rural Extension Plan aimed at the local population of Priority areas in Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Photos by: Josè Alberto Aquino, from El Salvador
The technical team: Cèsar Molina, from MARENA, Nicaragua; Josè Alberto Aquino, from CITES Project, El Salvador; Roberto Araquistain, from CITES Project, Nicaragua; Abimael Reynoso, from CITES Project General Coordinator, Guatemala; Fernando Palacios, from CITES Project, Guatemala; Claudio Gonzàlez, from INAFOR, Nicaragua

Photos by: Josè Alberto Aquino, from El Salvador
The technical team: Cèsar Molina, from MARENA, Nicaragua; Josè Alberto Aquino, from CITES Project, El Salvador; Roberto Araquistain, from CITES Project, Nicaragua; Abimael Reynoso, from CITES Project General Coordinator, Guatemala; Fernando Palacios, from CITES Project, Guatemala; Claudio Gonzàlez, from INAFOR, Nicaragua

Photos by: Josè Alberto Aquino, from El Salvador
The technical team: Cèsar Molina, from MARENA, Nicaragua; Josè Alberto Aquino, from CITES Project, El Salvador; Roberto Araquistain, from CITES Project, Nicaragua; Abimael Reynoso, from CITES Project General Coordinator, Guatemala; Fernando Palacios, from CITES Project, Guatemala; Claudio Gonzàlez, from INAFOR, Nicaragua