COUNTRY / PLACE
Plan Sierra is a non-governmental organisation in charge of a reforestation and management programme for the Yaque del Norte catchment area, with a view to reconciling water and environmental preservation with the development of economic activities (herding, agriculture, wood industries, drinking water supply, and hydropower). Furthermore, Plan Sierra was recently chosen by the government to be the watershed co-ordinating body.
The AFD financed the NGO’s initiatives during the two previous programmes. The project now aims to elaborate a new multi-year programme allowing development work on various aspects of the Sierra to be continued:
The project consists of two phases, each involving a specific assignment: