Municipality of Ibagué

Colombia Mayor: Guillermo Alfonso Jaramillo
Summary
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    Population 553524
  • km 2
    Area 1439.0
  • COP
    GDP 3.9
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    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by Municipality of Ibagué

Energy efficiency target

 

35% Energy efficiency improvement by 2019

  • The Municipality of Ibagué committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Local Government energy consumption by 35% by 2019 compared to 2016 levels.
  • Final energy energy consumption: 30353.0 Mwh
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity sectors
Adaptation and resilience target

 

Ibagué will implement an Agropolis system, which seeks to take advantage of the wastewater coming from the inhabitants of the municipality, and in turn change the land use of the entire plateau, because it is currently used for rice crops, this being the largest generator of GHG emissions in Colombia. It is intended to change rice crops for horticultural crops, which generate more employment, low GHG emissions and are resistant to the effects of climate change

During this administration, the goal is to acquire over 12,000 hectares of high andean forest to safeguard water resources and add to the city's carbon capture capacity. So far the city owns 4,625 hectares of primary andean forests.

Actions
REORGANIZING PUBLIC TRANSPORT SERVICE - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: In operation

The reorganization of the service implies; delete, modify, cut, merge, splice or extend the current routes, without there being limitations of length, travel and / or level of service. Also modify the frequencies, schedules and class, transport capacity and number of vehicles. With this measure were reduced from 1030 bus today operate 804 average week, on weekends and holidays 704 buses in circulation. This generates an incentive for society in mobility, quality of transport service, preventive maintenance of buses, less accident, efficient reduction of co2, and a better quality of life for citizens. This also generates an efficient and organized transition in the city. As a complementary action, the Secretary of Transit, Transportation and Mobility started a process of removal of routes and modifications of the existing (31) sections of the city center, so that it generates an improvement from mobility, transportation service and environmental quality in the reduction of Co2.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
local action
INSTITUTIONAL MODERNIZATION FOR TRANSPARENCY AND EFFICIENCY - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: In operation

Ensure a timely, efficient, transparent and environmentally friendly service of the transit, transportation and mobility secretariat of Ibagué in order to improve the level of satisfaction of users and citizens.
MAIN ACTIVITY
Develop and implement institutional plan of environmental management to promote environmentally friendly practices in the execution of the processes of the entities of the sector.
PRODUCT META
Develop and implement an Institutional Environmental Management Plan to promote environmentally friendly practices in the execution of the processes of the entities of the sector
INDICATOR
Institutional plan of environmental management in the processes of the entity of the sector, developed and implemented
META RESULT
Increase the level of satisfaction of users and citizens with respect to the functioning of each entity.

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STRATEGIC PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM FOR A MODERN CITY - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: Under construction / set up

Promote the development of a quality public transportation system based on criteria of safety, sustainability, inclusion, efficiency, accessibility, connectivity, reliability and comfort, to encourage the use of public transport by ibaguereños and visitors. PRODUCT GOALS
 PRODUCT GOAL No. 1: Implement three critical intersections for the operation of SETP
 PRODUCT GOAL No. 2: Develop a Traffic Modernization Plan for intersections and pedestrian crossings in the city.
 PRODUCT GOAL No. 3: Manage the renewal of bus fleet, route terminals, stops in the new SETP.
 PRODUCT GOAL No. 4: To elaborate a study to determine the financial model and the operational model of the Ibagué Public Transport System.
 PRODUCT GOAL No. 5: To constitute a Management Authority of the Public Transportation System for Ibagué.
INDICATORS
 INDICATOR 1: Intersections implemented
 INDICATOR 2: Traffic light modernization plan developed
 INDICATOR 3: Elements of the managed SETP operational model
 INDICATOR 4: Study to determine the operational and financial model of the elaborated Public Transport System
 INDICATOR 5: Public transport management body set up and functioning
RESULTS GOALS
 RESULTS TARGET No. 1: Increase the number of average daily trips made in collective public transport
 GOAL OF RESULT No. 2: Increase the level of satisfaction of users of collective public transport
 RESULTS TARGET No. 3: Increase the number of average daily trips made in collective public transport
 RESULT GOAL No. 4: Increase the number of average daily trips made by collective public transport
 RESULT GOAL No. 5: Increase the number of average daily trips made by collective public transport

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DRIVING RESTRICTIONS FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: In operation

Establish a new schedule for driving restrictions for public transport and taxis with the purpose of reducing the levels of contamination. The application of the measure extends territorially and in time the modification is very little. In numerical terms about 12 thousand vehicles will stop circulating each day. The same double-digit chronology is maintained per day, so that the kilometer speed improves and can reach 70/80 kilometers per hour. In addition, the priority is to improve working from home, promote proper driving, clean technologies in vehicles and environmental responsibility. All this in order to generate a process of cultural change and environmental improvement in the city of Ibagué. The results that continuously deliver the analyzers of the entity, indicate that the hours of highest concentration of particulate matter during the day are in the hours of 7 and 9 am and 6 and 8 pm, with Wednesday being the highest concentration , in comparison with the other days where the measurement of the peak and plate is used.

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Sectors:
  • Commercial
local action
PILOT PLAN FOR PUBLIC BICYCLES - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: In operation

From the Secretary of Transit, Transportation and Mobility at the head of the Operational Direction, we are looking to develop a city for people that promotes life and harmony with nature. In that sense, NON-MOTORIZED TRANSPORT is a mobility option that MUST BE a priority for the City, since it represents insurmountable benefits in terms of POLLUTION, HEALTH, EFFICIENCY, ACCESSIBILITY AND AVAILABILITY, INCLUSION AND ROAD SAFETY. The "MOBILITY FOR PEOPLE AND FOR LIFE" program seeks to PROMOTE ACTIVELY THE USE OF NON-MOTORIZED MODES, (Pilot Plan of Public Bicycles As a fundamental tool in this program) especially for regular trips, the construction of a friendly and safe environment for pedestrians and cyclists, the development of EFFICIENT INFRASTRUCTURE and the implementation of programs and incentives so that more ibaguereños will propel themselves and the City towards a sustainable future. "
Investment in infrastructure for non-motorized means and public and mass public transport, as well as in the implementation of sustainable transport systems, such as public bicycles, which may have a preponderant role in the solution is gradually being prioritized.
In the development of the Pilot Plan for Public Bicycles, the route of kilometers in general was taken into account, and the reduction of Co2 from the application with transport (Gas Car, Diesel Car, Bus ...) in relation to activities in the use and promotion of public bicycles.

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MINING RECONVERSION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: In operation

Although Ibague is a region where agricultural production is its economic pillar there are viable economic alternatives such as subsistence mining since this region is densely rich in mining resources. It is estimated that about 2,000 people depend on these activities.
On the other hand, it is estimated that a large part of these subsistence miners are neither formalized nor legalized, which makes their situation even more complex because they are not visible to the institutions and their social assistance projects. The low level of income also generates a series of unsatisfied basic needs, such as the low level of access to the education system, health services and a high environmental impact resulting from poor productive practices.
The Ibague administration focuses its efforts with the institutional articulation to develop the strategies set forth in the 2014 - 2018 Mining Policy established by the National Government in relation to subsistence mining: support for the regularization of subsistence activity; diagnosis of subsistence mining in the national territory and best practices in subsistence mining

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FORESTS FOR PEACE - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Fiscal / Financial mechanism
  • Status: Planning phase

The main objective is to establish the Ibagué conservation belt in the Combeima River basin, through the conformation of connectivities with active and passive restoration of strategic zones for the provision of ecosystem services, and to guarantee the water supply to the city of Ibagué and its rural area.
With the acquisition of these lands will achieve a conservation area of ​​12,279.69 Ha; being able to have the conservation area of ​​the upper part of the Combeima basin and the connectivity with the special district of conservation with the northwestern hills.
Project methodology:
the project will be developed in four phases:
Phase 1. Priority building CORTOLIMA
Phase 2. Priority building project Combeima
Phase 3. building proposed connectivity
Phase 4. building part of the Combeima basin
In each of the phases, the following actions will be taken: Purchase of land, preparation of management plan, implementation of restoration work, social inclusion and resettlement plan, water quality monitoring and permanent monitoring.
Project horizon: For the implementation of the project a horizon of 12 years is proposed.

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BANCO2 - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Fiscal / Financial mechanism
  • Status: In operation

BanCO2 is a strategy that seeks to promote the conservation of strategic ecosystems such as native forests, moors, wetlands, declared conservation areas, biological corridors, and POMCA areas, through the recognition of the peasant families and the valuation by the environmental services present in said ecosystems. In this sense, BANCO2 is the perfect opportunity for the rural population of the municipality of Ibagué to make a real contribution in favor of environmental protection, which will be reflected in the improvement of air quality, carbon capture, reducing the rate of deforestation and erosion, regulating water supply, conserving flora and fauna, among the many environmental benefits that high Andean forests provide to our quality of life. The BanCO2 strategy materialized in the Department of Tolima, thanks to the work and commitment of the Regional Autonomous Corporation of Tolima -CORTOLIMA- which recognized this initiative as the best alternative for financial inclusion of families and care for the environment. The municipality of Ibagué was selected for a pilot project including an area of ​​special environmental significance such as the Combeima Canyon, which supplies water resources to more than 600 thousand inhabitants.

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Industrial
local action
AGROPOLIS - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Planning phase

Agrópolis is an initiative that promotes the integral development of cities with agricultural capacity and potential for sustainable growth, aimed at boosting the synergies of agricultural development between urban and rural spaces.
The Agrópolis strategy is key to a postconflict scenario where the rural areas assume a leading role and what is sought is to integrate the combatants into civilian life; we must remember that we are an agricultural country and the foundation for our development is in the associative productive models that allow to generate a competitive and sophisticated field.
In this context, Ibagué presents favorable conditions in economic terms, agroecological conditions, location, agricultural culture for the development of the Agrópolis.
The model to be implemented in Ibagué is supported in the proper use of the wastewater that daily deliver about 500 thousand Ibaguereños to the river Combeima, the Chipalo ravine and the Alvarado river, seeking to conserve the water sources through processes of decontamination at low costs, prolonging the life of the
water resource through the reuse of wastewater for agricultural production on the plateau, especially for the fruit and vegetable production chains with appropriate technology seeking the intensive and sustainable use of the soil.
Agrópolis seeks to integrate all the actors of the productive chains as well as to generate new chains and rural enterprises with technified agricultural production, with agroindustrial processing and its later commercialization. This strategy will be articulated at the regional level with the surrounding municipalities and with the Administrative and Special Planning Region (RAPE) as a potential market to guarantee food sovereignty in the center of the country.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Industrial
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change of public lighting - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: In operation

The municipality of Ibagué is committed to actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change, which is why it is implementing the change of the lighting of public lighting by LED light bulbs, the increasing increase of the Ibaguereña population, has caused more energy is demanded for to satisfy the need for public lighting, thus causing greater wear on the public resource and increased carbon footprint, accompanied by rising urban temperature. The move to LED technology, offers us greater energy efficiency, which allows meeting the need for public lighting by reducing energy consumption and reducing the temperature of the urban area.
At present in the municipality of Ibagué have been changed 2,828 luminarias and by 2019 are intended to have 100% of public lighting with LED technology (41,910 luminarias).

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SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT - Municipality of Ibagué
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  • Type: Education / Training
  • Status: In operation

The Development Plan proposes as the main environmental objective the establishment of mechanisms and strategies to forge a solid environmental awareness that allows friendly and responsible interaction with the environment that guarantees the recovery, protection and preservation of the environment, especially of water sources, for which it is proposed to carry out dynamics of integration, institutional improvement and the implementation of a program of citizen culture that converts and motivates the population to be active subjects of the process of sustainable development.
It seeks to guarantee the conservation, restoration, sustainable use and development of environmental goods and services as a mechanism to improve the quality of life and meet the needs of the current and future inhabitants of the municipality of Ibagué. It also seeks the articulation of plans and projects of the different productive, social and cultural sectors associating them to the problem of climate change.

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Inventories
Community inventories

The Municipality of Ibagué has reported 1 Community emission inventory, since 2014. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2014, the Transport, Stationary energy, Agriculture, forest and other land use, Agriculture, forest and other land use, Waste management and Industrial process and product use are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Municipality of Ibagué
GHG inventory in 2014
Government operations inventory

GHG emission from Municipality of Ibagué
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Mayor Guillermo Alfonso Jaramillo
Municipality of Ibagué, Colombia

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