Municipality of Pasto

Colombia
Summary
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    Population 480000
  • km 2
    Area 1181.0
  • COP
    GDP 910 Thousand
  • emission
    Targets by Reduce 550tCO2e GHG emissions
Targets

Targets by Municipality of Pasto

GHG emissions reduction targets

 

    Community
     

  • The Municipality of Pasto has committed to reduce its Community emissions by 550tCO2e by 2016.
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Stationary energy sector.

 

    Energy efficiency target

     

    0% Energy efficiency improvement by 2016

    • The Municipality of Pasto committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Community energy consumption by 0% by 2016 compared to 2013 levels.
    • Final energy energy consumption: 16.359 Mwh
    • This target will be achieved in Electricity sectors

     

    Actions
    Protection to strategic ecosystems - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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    Socio-ecological empowerment strategies - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Residential
    • Waste
    • Other Emissions
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    Socio-ecological sustainability towards climate change - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year: 2014
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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    Maintenance and adaptation of green zones, parks and street separators - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Facilities
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
    • Other Emissions
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    Support for strengthening the recycling, transference and approppriate solid residues management - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year: 2012
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Waste
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    Restoration and maintenance of conservation areas located in aqueduct's supply zones - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year: 2014
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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).

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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    Environmental education suppot - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year: 2014
    • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
    • Status: In operation

    The city wants to implement its environmental education plan to incentive the better use, protection and conservation of the natural resources

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
    • Waste
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    Formulation of the Environmental Management Plan - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year: 2014
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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    400 hectares of land restored in strategic ecosystems - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Strategy / Policy
    • Status: In operation

    Develop strategies for the conservation and restoration of areas degraded or affected by anthropic factors for firewood production and carbon production

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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    Assistance for the reconversion of productive activities that harm the environment - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Industrial
    • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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    Acquisition of 100 hectares of land for the protection and conservation of water resources - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Strategy / Policy
    • Status: In operation

    Provide an agile and detailed methodological tool to guide the processes related to the purchase of real estate for environmental and complementary purposes for the administration of aqueducts, Advance field studies, offers and activities that aim at the purchase of conservation land and forest vocation; In which are located sources of water supply for urban, suburban and rural aqueducts of the Municipality; Contributing to the improvement of natural and landscape environmental conditions; The recovery of watersheds and micro-watersheds through programs and plans of environmental management in the properties acquired by the Municipality of Pasto.

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
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    Implementation of a tool for the determination of the carbon footprint in the municipality of Pasto - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Strategy / Policy
    • Status: In operation

    Contribute through early prevention the impacts of climate change on the population and its environment and determine the social and economic factors involved in it, as well as identifying areas of current and potentially critical anthropic intervention municipality,with the implementation of a tool for the determination of the carbon footprint in the municipality of Pasto

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    Sectors:
    • Waste
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
    • Transport
    • Other Emissions
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    Management of solid residues - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
    • Status: In operation

    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

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    Sectors:
    • Waste
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    Master plan for Climate Change and Integral Risk Management Plan - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Other Emissions
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    Protection to strategic ecosystems - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
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    Socio-ecological empowerment strategies - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    local action
    Capacity building on reasonable water use and sanitation - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Drinkable water and sanitation - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sustainable and adapted territories - Municipality of Pasto
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    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
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    Socio-ecological sustainability towards climate change - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year: 2012
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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

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    Local System for Protected Areas - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
    • Land use regulations
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    Support for Environmental Education - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
    • Status: In operation

    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

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    Water purification technology and disinfectant systems - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Human health
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    Vulnerability and risk evaluation studies for Membrillo, Guico and Guachucal brooks - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year: 2012
    • Type:
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Obtaining properties for the protection, recovery and conservation of aquifers - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
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    Individual and collective solutions for residual water treatment - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Improving of parks and recreational spaces - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Human health
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    Integrated Assistance for emergencies and disasters - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Human security and emergency response
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    Aqueduct and sewerage systems - Municipality of Pasto
    • Start year:
    • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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