Know what CONAFOR is and how it supports the owners of forests, jungles, mangroves, wetlands and arid zones.
Holders of forest resources CONAFOR has support for maintenance and conservation.
The Government of the Republic through CONAFOR supports the owners and holders of forests, jungles, mangroves, wetlands and arid zones, to care for, improve and take advantage of the forest resources present in these ecosystems.
The National Forestry Commission, created by presidential decree on April 4, 2001, is a Decentralized Public Organization whose objective is to develop, favor and promote productive activities, conservation and restoration in forestry, as well as participate in the formulation of plans, programs, and in the application of sustainable forestry development policy.
The projects in which CONAFOR participates are supported in the areas determined by the operating rules. For this year 2018 the support of this public body is directed towards:
Support for Sustainable Development, PRONAFOR – The National Development Plan 2013-2018 proposes as Fourth National Goal “A Prosperous Mexico” that promotes the sustained growth of productivity in a climate of economic stability and through the generation of equal opportunities. More info HERE
Environmental Compensation – Considers actions of soil restoration, reforestation, and maintenance that are designed with technical and environmental criteria More info HERE
Specific mechanisms for prevention, control and combat of environmental contingencies caused by pests and forest fires and support for sustainable forestry development – CONAFOR will grant economic resources for the execution of the treatments or phytosanitary measures established in the sanitation notification with the purpose of combating and controlling outbreaks of forest pests through phytosanitary treatments. More info HERE
Existen las brigadas de Sanidad Forestal que tienen como objetivo monitorear, detectar, diagnosticar, combatir y controlar plagas y enfermedades forestales.
There are forestry Health Brigades that aim to monitor, detect, diagnose, combat and control forest pests and diseases. Here the operation guidelines
Criteria for obtaining germplasm from the support program for sustainable forestry development – Its objective is to obtain improved genetic material, considering the priority forest species and of suitable provenances, to supply in terms of quality and quantity the areas to be restored and commercial plantations, considering its adaptation to the effects of climate change. More info HERE
Preventive Technical Audits (ATP) – Establish the requirements for the planning, execution and reporting of the ATP, as well as obtaining the certificate of adequate compliance with the management program and its renewal. The objectives of the ATP will be to determine if it complies with:
- If sustainable forest meets the objectives of the authorized treatment.
- The application of complementary treatments established in the management program
- The content of the PM in accordance with the applicable regulations.
- The conditions established in the authorization to the PM, and, if applicable, to the manifestation of the corresponding environmental impact.
- The forest regulations related to the use.
- Other provisions related to the execution of the management program.
So you already know if you own or possess or hold forests, jungles, mangroves, wetlands and arid areas, the government of Mexico supports you to care for, improve and take advantage of the forest resources present in these ecosystems.