Sembrando Futuro seeks to develop processes of ecological restoration and protection of water resources in six departments of the country through the planting of one million trees each year, beginning in 2021. Of that million trees, 400,000 will be planted in Antioquia, 200,000 in Córdoba , 150,000 in Bolívar and Sucre, 150,000 more in Valle del Cauca and 100,000 in Tolima.
For this initiative, the Foundation developed a comprehensive intervention model that ensures the recovery of ecosystems altered by human actions in order to reverse their deterioration, protect the water resource, restore ecological integrity and recover the basic components of its structure. , composition and ecosystem function.
“We are happy to announce this project that we know will have a high impact on the health of ecosystems, will contribute to reducing the effects of climate change and will allow us to contribute to the care of water sources. For its execution we will work hand by hand with the communities, understanding their needs and seeking the formulation of sustainable development alternatives ”.
María Camila Villegas – Operative Director of Fundación Grupo Argos
This initiative also has the objective of democratizing the planting processes, promoting the participation of the communities, taking advantage of their knowledge of the territories and encouraging them to nominate areas around the projects prioritized by the Foundation in which restoration and rehabilitation to through planting trees are critical to the health of ecosystems. Applications will be received until May 10th and may be submitted through the following link https://bit.ly/3vkVzCY
About the Grupo Argos Foundation
The Grupo Argos Foundation is the voluntary social investment vehicle of Grupo Argos and its companies Cementos Argos, Celsia and Odinsa. With this program, the Foundation continues to promote one of its strategic pillars: water conservation and protection, through which in 2020 it managed to protect 3,910 hectares and biological corridors in strategic areas of the country.