Municipality of San Juan de Pasto
Colombia

Population: 480000
Area of jurisdiction: 1181 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: 550 by 2016 (2013) n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: % by 2016 (2013) n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Management of solid residues
The main objective of this action is to strengthen the recycling, transference and adequate management of the solid residues for the municipality. This will be done by, implementing a program of culture for separation of residues and get involved with the community to organize a citizen culture around this problem. Also to implement a recycling treatment plant Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Assistance for the reconversion of productive activities that harm the environment
The main objective of this action is to assist groups of rural and urban people on the reconversion of technologies for economic activities that are harmful for the environment and to develop pilot projects for the technological reconversion for the pig business, brick business and the tannery business, among others, and implementing them. Moreover, this actions will be presented to government entities and international organizations to look for co-funding. Start year  
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Support for mitigation processes
The main objective of this action is to support processes of mitigation for the adverse effects of Climate Change. The city expects to develop studies of flooding and landslides due to climate change for the urban area of the city and the town of Santa Barbara. Additionally, the city will implement an indicative plan for the environmental management of the city and a strategy of disclosure through media. Start year  
Sector Other Emissions
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Maintenance and adaptation of green zones, parks and street separators
The main objective of this action is that the city wants to improve and recover 100 hectares of green public areas, including green zones, parks, round points and street separators. In order to improve quality urban life and give citizens a more beautiful city and areas to spend quality leisure time. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Master plan for Climate Change and Integral Risk Management Plan
The city has identified that is necessary to develop a Master plan for Climate Change and Integral Risk Management Plan. With the objective of describing the mitigation actions, their prioritization, times of execution, who is in charge of them and the cost for the city, in order to avoid surpassing by 2050 the emissions per capita 2.0 t/citizen, according to the recommendations of the IPCC. On the other hand, the adaptation plans will be integrated in order to have a document with the enough technical support to be adopted by the Administration through an administrative act, guaranteeing this way that it will executed. This plans will have updated information that includes vulnerability risk maps (volcanic and seismic). Also with this action the city will implement a project for socialising this plans, specifically the capacitation on prevention and reaction against risk, this way the community will get to know what is being done for risk management and how they should act if there should be a disaster. Start year  
Sector Other Emissions
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Looking for Funding
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Support for strengthening the recycling, transference and approppriate solid residues management
The city wants to strengthen the recycling, transference and proper management of solid residues by handling debris properly, implementing a program to separate residues that are recyclable, and linking people into different productive recycling processes, installing 4 recycling plants, involving educational institutions into programs of civic culture and implementing recycling programs for electronics and mercurial solids. Start year 2012
Sector Waste
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Environmental education suppot
The city wants to implement its environmental education plan to incentive the better use, protection and conservation of the natural resources Start year 2014
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Socio-ecological empowering strategies in animal well-being and environmental joint responsibility
The city will apply strategies in order to have local groups empowered towards animal welfare and environmental joint responsability Start year 2014
Sector Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Socio-ecological sustainability towards climate change
The city wants to gain socio-ecological sustainability by restoring and protecting areas that are critical for conservation, also protecting the strategical ecosystems on the basin of Pasto River, implementing the local system for protected areas and integral projects for sustainable use of biodiversity Start year 2014
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Protection, conservation and recuperation of aqueduct's supply areas
The city will acquire lands that are aqueducts' recharging or supplying areas for their protection, conservation and recuperation Start year 2014
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Formulation of the Environmental Management Plan
The city wants to formulate the environmental management plan in order to improve the use, protection and conservation of the natural resources through actions that lead to a sustainable human development Start year 2014
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Restoration and maintenance of conservation areas located in aqueduct's supply zones
The city wants to restore and maintain areas for conservation in aqueduct's supplying zones. This will be done by restoring and protecting areas that are critical for conservation and restoring ecosystems that still maintain certain level of ecological integrity . Another thing is they will implement the local system for protected areas (SILAP). Start year 2014
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Sustainable and adapted territories
The main objective of this action is to have at the city territories that are not only sustainable but also that they are adapted to climate change. Some specific actions that are going to be undertaken are: 1) restore 15 hectares. 2) signpost 3 communal ecological trails. 3) develop a document with an eco-turistic proposal that includes a defined action plan and the value chain. 4) Implement 6 eco-productive units for Payments for Environmental Services 5) Start implementing actions of the Action Plan for the eco-turistic proposal, among others. The objectives of this action are to establish adaptation strategies and for the sustainable use of biodiversity and the environmental services associated to different ecosystems. Start year  
Sector Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Water purification technology and disinfectant systems
The main objective of this action is to provide and install appropriate technologies for single family homes so they can purify water and disinfect it. With this action the city will help families on the rural and suburban sector of the municipality to have clean, potable water for their consumption. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Improving of parks and recreational spaces
The main objective of this action is to adequate and improve the parks of the city and recreational spaces for the citizens. This will be done by building in 3000 m2 new or recovered sports centers for the urban and rural sectors. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Drinkable water and sanitation
The mani objective of this action is to improve the quality of the service provided for drinkable water and basic sanitation. This will be done by expanding the coverage and giving technical accompaniment to the service providers (community nature) on the rural sector. The expected results are: improved rural aqueducts, built kilometers of aqueduct on populated urban centers and disinfectant systems implemented. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Individual and collective solutions for residual water treatment
The objective of this action is to implement individual and collective solutions for the treatment of residual water on the rural and suburban sector of the city. More specifically the city is going to build 108 sanitation batteries dispersed on the rural area, install 88 sanitary units in different small towns and install capacity for sewage network. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Protection to strategic ecosystems
The main objective of this action is to strengthen and implement actions that help protect strategic ecosystems in the small town of Santa Barbara. The city is going to reforest 35 hectares of land located on conservation areas, develop 20 workshops on environmental training, restore hydric sources on conservation areas that supply aqueducts and monitoring and control activities. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Local System for Protected Areas
The objective of this action is to strengthen the local system for protected areas (SILAP). What the city is going to do in an initial phase is to implement 10% of this systems and at the same time implement the actions established on the management plans of the protected areas, in order to have a system for protected areas stronger, were citizens know what protected areas are there by signalizing them. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Capacity building on reasonable water use and sanitation
The objective of this action is to strengthen the community capacity on subjects of management and operation with criteria of ration the use of domestic public services of drinkable water and basic sanitation for the rural sector. The city intends to have aqueducts that are managed as a community, on the rural sector. Start year  
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Aqueduct and sewerage systems
The objective of this action is to build, optimize and improve the aqueduct and sewage systems on the rural and urban sectors. This will be done by building more kilometers of sewage network, among others. Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Integrated Assistance for emergencies and disasters
The main objective of this action is for the to have 100% of the "integrated management of risks against fire, preparedness and rescues attention by every method", also to have ready the response for attention to incidents with dangerous materials and developing campaigns of prevention. Moreover, the city wants to determine, develop and implement mitigation programs in order to have a correct integrated risk management. Additionally the city will give training to the firefighter department of the municipality. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Support for Environmental Education
The main objective of this action is support environmental education on the municipality. This will be done by implementing 20 environmental education year-long plans for environmental education, empower 7 groups of urban and rural people socio-ecologically and celebrating among the community environmental days. The city will also develop seminars, workshops and conferences about environmental issues among the community and institutional entities, also it will support community initiatives focused towards environmental education. Lastly it will develop a communications strategy for the elaboration of environmental educational campaigns Start year  
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Socio-ecological empowerment strategies
The main objective of this action is to develop socio-ecological empowerment strategies for animal wellbeing and environmental responsibility among urban and rural group citizens. The goal for 2015 is to have two groups of people participating on these strategies. Start year  
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Obtaining properties for the protection, recovery and conservation of aquifers
The main objective of this action is to obtain properties around aquifer areas and/or supply areas for the suburban and rural aqueducts, this will be done to improve the protection, conservation and recovery of this areas to ensure water supply to the city. The goal is to obtain 110 hectares of these areas. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Integrated Management for Water Rounds
The main objective of this action is to design and build 80.72 linear meters of civil works in order to control and mitigate erosion through the recovery of slopes, meanders and edges. This will be done by mitigation constructions, maintenance dredging, and soil studies around the water rounds of the Municipality of Pasto. Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Vulnerability and risk evaluation studies for Membrillo, Guico and Guachucal brooks
With this action the city evaluates possible risks and weaknesses due to climate change, such as, floods and landslides for the specific brooks of Membrillo, Guico and Guachucal. Start year 2012
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Status In progress
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Socio-ecological sustainability towards climate change
The city wants to elaborate and implement plans of enviromental management and mitigation of risks for six specific brooks: Membrillo-Guaico, La Loreana, Guachucal, Chapal, San Felipe, Qhilche. Also, they want to establish a belt of socio-environmental protection for climate change Start year 2012
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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