Objective

objective

The general objective of the foundation is to promote and implement research and educational outreach activities aimed at the conservation and protection of the Bolivian river dolphin and its natural habitat. The foundation will take into account the strategies outlined in the National Plan for the Conservation of Inia boliviensis in Bolivia 2012-2016 and aims to turn these into actions.

The National Plan, presented by the Ministry of Environment and Water of Bolivia (Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua, MMAyA), is used as a principal tool for foundations, organizations, universities and other local actors to guide activities required to reach the common goal:

To promote the conservation of Bolivian dolphin populations (Inia boliviensis) and the aquatic habitats in which they live, through the planning and implementation of actions in the area of research, public outreach, communication, environmental education and sustainable development in the period 2012-2016.