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Santo Domingo.- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) on Tuesday disclosed the results of its program to protect the environment and natural resources and advances to implement an agreement to help adapt to climate change based on ecosystems.

USAID local director Alexandria Panehal said the agency contributed US$10 million during the program, including more than US$1.2 billion equipment for the Environment Ministry, including 13 pickup trucks, 24 motorcycles, five boats for patrols in protected areas.

She said the Environment Ministry made great strides as the result of the project’s support , citing more transparency and reducing the time it took to get an Environment permit, from two years to just six months.

Panehal called the results very important, since “it shows the Environment Ministry’s commitment to move forward and establish a more transparent and effective, regulatory environmental policies.”

Quoted by, the U.S. official said the project spurred cooperation and dialogue between the public and private sectors toward a stricter environmental compliance.

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4 comment(s)
Written by: JHCL2016, 12 Feb 2014 9:55 AM
From: Dominican Republic, PA' LANTE: Danilo 2016 * Leonel con Visión 2020!

$10 millones de dolares por 10 millones de haitianos....

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Written by: master1, 12 Feb 2014 10:19 AM
From: United States
USAID, why don't you better stop your F... Campaign against D.R...
Written by: Vivacuba, 12 Feb 2014 7:26 PM
From: Dominican Republic
USAID is a global criminal organization under disguise staffed with CIA operatives
Written by: Perception This user is banned, 12 Feb 2014 10:43 PM
From: United States, § 12 - 'A' D'is'CI'P'L'E of P'L'at'O'.
Where's the "DNCD Officer" that is "Disappeared". ???

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