Government, IDB and Asonahores agree to rescue 35 beaches from erosion and manage sargassum

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President Luis Abinader was in Boca Chica on Monday, 23 November 2020 for the signing of two agreements for better coastal management with the National Hotel & Tourism Association.



One of the agreements is for improvements at 35 beaches. It was signed between the Ministry of Tourism, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the National Association of Hotels and Tourism (Asonahores). Beach regeneration will include engineering works to revert or mitigate erosion. A large number of possible environmental and conservation measures have been identified. The agreement is a follow-up to the contract signed on 11 May 2019 with the IH Cantabria consulting firm for the “Feasibility Study for Comprehensive Coastal Management funded by the IDB (ATN/OC-16820-DR. The findings will then serve to carry out the terms of reference for the regeneration and recovery of the...

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