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OUR MISSION

“To contribute to the conservation of biological diversity for the improvement in the quality of life of Bolivians”.

OUR VISSION

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OUR STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES</strong

To contribute in the conservation of represented ecosystems in the region.
To promote, strengthen and support the participation of the population in environmental management.
To contribute to the fight against poverty in the communities located in vulnerable areas for the sustainable development of the country

AREAS OF ACTION

Integrated Management of watersheds and the efficient use of water
Support and Creation of Conservation Units
Conservation of threatened species
Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change
Camelid Farming
Entrepreneurship
Capacity Building
Environment and Health
Culture and Development

 

Institutional Transparency

Institutional Strategic Plan 2023-2027.

The Institutional Strategic Plan 2023-2027 of PROMETA is focused on biodiversity conservation. It highlights the importance of analyzing the local context and conditions, the comprehensive management of natural resources, the incorporation of initiatives into the collective imagination, the role of local NGOs, and alliance building. With this plan, PROMETA seeks to become an effective tool to develop enduring conservation models in Bolivia.

Download the Plan Estratégico Institucional 2023-2027.
(This document is in spanish)

2022 annual report.

The 2022 annual report of the Bolivian environmental organization PROMETA summarizes the main actions and achievements during the year, highlighting the projects implemented within the framework of 9 strategic programs. It presents the history of the organization since its foundation in 1990 and its evolution in recent decades, currently focusing on sustainable territorial development. It describes the mission, vision and strategic objectives of PROMETA, focused on environmental conservation, community participation and the fight against poverty in Bolivia. The document highlights the efficient administrative and financial management of the organization.

Download the 2022 annual report.
(This document is in spanish)

2022 financial report.

This document contains a professional report from external auditors on the financial statements and operations of the audited organization during the year 2022..

Download the 2022 financial report.
(This document is in spanish)

 

 

News

Camelid Livestock

PROMETA promotes the revaluation of the breeding of camelid cattle (llama and alpaca) and the sustainable use of vicuña fiber in the altiplano region of southern Bolivia, as a strategy to diversify and increase the economic income of families, the conservation of native prairie, adaptation to climate change, and the linking of products and by-products […]

The Sama Mountain Range Biological Reserve (Tarija)

This biological reserve was created by Supreme Decree Nº 22721 on January 30, 1991 to preserve the ecosystems of the protected area, the endangered flora and fauna, the sources of water for the city of Tarija and nearby communities. To preserve the Tajzara basin which is the only RAMSAR site in Tarija, to guarantee the […]

Aguaragüe Mountain Range National Park and Natural Area of Integrated Management (Tarija)

The Aguaragüe was declared a protected area of national interest by the rule of Law Nº 2083, which officially declares it as National Park and Natural Area of Integrated Management. It is located in in the Great Chaco Province, and it occupies three municipalities: Caraparí, Yaciuba and Villamontes of Tarija. The declaration of this site […]

El Corbalán Nature Reserve (Tarija)

The Corbalán Natural Reserve is a conservation unit managed by PROMETA and has an area of 4.778 hectares of which 2.500 are under the legal figure of Private Reserve of the Natural Patrimony, (Reserva Privada del Patrimonio Natural or RPPN), and is legally supported by the Forest Law 1700, and 2.278 hectares are lands under […]

The Sama Mountain Range Biological Reserve (Tarija)

This biological reserve was created by Supreme Decree Nº 22721 on January 30, 1991 to preserve the ecosystems of the protected area, the endangered flora and fauna, the sources of water for the city of Tarija and nearby communities. To preserve the Tajzara basin which is the only RAMSAR site in Tarija, to guarantee the […]

Conservation of threatened species

PROMETA works on conservation initiatives for 4 threatened species in three Biogeographic regions of Bolivia; the Andean Guanaco (Lama guanicoe) and the Vicuña (Vicugna vicugna) in the Altiplano, the Chancho Quimilero (Catagonus wagneri) in the Chaco and the Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus) in the Bolivian Tucumana jungle (Subandino). Through studies, the presence of these species […]

Economic ventures

PROMETA promotes the implementation of agricultural, livestock and non-agricultural productive ventures that are identified from the productive potential of the territories of intervention. These initiatives are led by young people and therefore have an effective impact on the inclusion of this age group of the population in local socio-economic development. For the implementation of these […]

The Sama Mountain Range Biological Reserve (Tarija)

This biological reserve was created by Supreme Decree Nº 22721 on January 30, 1991 to preserve the ecosystems of the protected area, the endangered flora and fauna, the sources of water for the city of Tarija and nearby communities. To preserve the Tajzara basin which is the only RAMSAR site in Tarija, to guarantee the […]

 

Camelid Livestock

PROMETA promotes the revaluation of the breeding of camelid cattle (llama and alpaca) and the sustainable use of vicuña fiber in the altiplano region of southern Bolivia, as a strategy to diversify and increase the economic income of families, the conservation of native prairie, adaptation to climate change, and the linking of products and by-products of the Andean region with consumer markets. It is supported with the construction of livestock productive infrastructure (water ponds, hay for the conservation of fodder, processing room for products and by-products, flame meat dehydrator}, the transfer of technology for the sowing of fodder for the supplementary feeding of camelid cattle. It also supports the creation and strengthening of producer associations. In the last twelve years, PROMETA, in partnership with the municipality and local communities, has managed to reintroduce a livestock herd of approximately 14 specimens in the highlands of Tarija, helping to conserve the native prairie and raise the standard of living of the community members.

The Sama Mountain Range Biological Reserve (Tarija)

This biological reserve was created by Supreme Decree Nº 22721 on January 30, 1991 to preserve the ecosystems of the protected area, the endangered flora and fauna, the sources of water for the city of Tarija and nearby communities. To preserve the Tajzara basin which is the only RAMSAR site in Tarija, to guarantee the sustainable use of natural resources and improve the quality of life of the population. It has an area of 108.500 hectares of which about 43% of its area corresponds to Puna grassland and the rest is divided between dry inter – Andean forest and the Tucuman – Bolivian forest