Through the actions encompassed in this program, the ACBTC aims to boost modifications and / or issuances of policies to benefit the area's natural resources. For this, the organization advocates through various strategies:
Nationally participates in the membership of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). (www.iucn.org)
Regionally participates in the Consejo Regional Ambiental de la Área de Conservación Amistad Caribe (Caribbean Regional Environmental Friendship Council Conservation Area), representing conservation organizations that exist within the region covered by the Conservation Area. This council was created by the la Ley de Biodiversidad N° 7788 (Biodiversity Law No. 7788) and has within its powers:
At the local level, participates in the Consejo Local Forestal de Talamanca (Talamanca Local Forestry Council) - this council is also created by the Biodiversity Law previously cited, in order to coordinate and oversee the conservation and sustainable utilization of forest resources in the area. The Council includes representation from both public institutions such as associations and community organizations, with programs and activities designed to:
You can learn a little more about it in the document "Estrategia Penal Ambiental para el cantón de Talamanca ("Environmental Penalty Strategy for the canton of Talamanca") available in our digital library.
The ACBTC also participates in the Unión para el Desarrollo Talamanca (Talamanca Development Union), a body that brings together local organizations for reflection, consultation and implementation of actions that contribute to sustainable development in Talamanca.