CAF wants to open Resilience Center in Acapulco – El Sol de México

Acapulco.- The Development Bank of Latin America and the Caribbean (CAF) look for the opening of a Resilience Center for tourist destinations on the coast of Warrior.

The research center would be based in Acapulco to take advantage of the port’s experience in its reconstruction after the impact of Hurricane Otis, in October 2023, and other disasters, he said. Óscar Rueda, Director of Tourism at CAF.

Within the framework of Tourist Market 2024where the financial institution signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur)the manager explained that it is also a proposal to make the destination better than it was.

“It is not only proposing that it be a better destination, but it is time to take advantage of the experience that Acapulco has in the management of these climatic phenomena to have a research center that serves us all.” Latin America”, he said.

For his part, the head of the Sectur, Miguel Torruco, He expressed that this is an idea that must be matured to give greater details.

The memorandum between CAF and the federal agency is also to take advantage of the experience of Mexican programs, such as that of Ángeles Verdes, to take them to other latitudes in Latin America, in addition to promoting investments in the tourism sector.

Rueda reported that along with UN Tourism, CAF will launch a green investment guide at the end of the year, so that destinations in Mexico and the region have a route on how to facilitate credits for the construction of hotels and recreational centers that prioritize clean energy and water care.

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