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Bahia de Caraquez ecological in Manabi EcuadorIn the late nineties, the area suffered a series of natural disasters,  severe flooding and landslides in the el niño phenomenon in 1997-8  followed by an earthquake which damaged much of the city. The third blow to the area was a virus epidemic attacking and destroying the shrimp industry.

Bahia de Caraquez was declared an ecological city

During the reconstruction, local residents with the support of foreign NGOs aimed their efforts towards more  sustainable development.

As a result in 1999 Bahia was declared an ecological city, for which development activities are being carried out with the purpose of a better use of its resources, and for the conservation of the ecosystems. In Bahia de Caraquez environment and ecological projects are being made, the first certified shrimp farm in the world, reforestation of the hillside, ecoclubs, reforestation of mangroves, "Fanca Produce" recycling and productive garden projects are some of the eco projects.

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