PRODENA: The Association for the Defense of Nature

In Brief

1979, Bolivia

Description

(1979, Bolivia; www.prodena.org).

The Association for Defense of Nature (PRODENA) is the second oldest environmental organization in Bolivia. It participated actively in Rio 92, and since have been following international laws and agreements, and lobbying for biodiversity conservation, and access to environmental information, participation and justice. In 1993, the first Ministry of Sustainable Development in the world was established in Bolivia, partly due to PRODENA. Promoted sustainable development to 2007 and now, due to the gravity of climate change, resilient development.

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