CorpoAmazonia

Corporación para el Desarrollo Sostenible del Sur de la Amazonia
Abbreviation 
CorpoAmazonia
Actor Type 
Government

CorpoAmazonia is an Autonomous Regional Corporation (Corporación Autonomia Regional - CAR), which has jurisdiction over departments the southern Amazon region of Colombia. CARs Colombia's are decentralised environmental authorities that conform the Regional Climate Change Nodes (Nodos Regionales de Cambio Climatico- NRCC). The CAR are responsible for all environmental management within their jurisdiction, including managing forests and granting and enforcing environmental licenses. CorpoAmazonia has been working with IDEAM in developing deforestation alert systems in the Caquetá department of Colombia.