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Little Concern for the Environment in EU-Central America Agreement

TA-smallThe Association Agreement between the EU and Central America could exacerbate sustainability problems in this Latin American region. The Association Agreement between Central America and the European Union (EU) will increase environmental and social pressures on the region, warn experts and activists. But some observers stress its potentially positive impacts.

“We can expect an increase in the activities of extractive industries,” which bring about “negative environmental and social repercussions,” said Juventino Gálvez, the director of the Institute of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment at Rafael Landívar University, a Jesuit university.

 

Institute of Agriculture, Nat. Resources and the Environment

Encabezados_encabezado-pagina-web-inglesIARNA is closely linked to the Vice-Rectory of Research and Projection, and the Environmental and Agricultural Sciences School (FCAA). It’s operative and organizational structure works in harmony with the institutional vision of the aforementioned academic units and allows for the management of URL resources and also generates reinvestment and captures and manages external financial resources to implement specific projects that support research, training, communications, and information dissemination.