“Climate change is the main environmental problem of our time and one of the mayor’s greatest challenges.”
— Luis Eduardo Castro, Mayor, Yopal, Colombia
Yopal, Colombia is working to advance a number of adaptation and mitigation projects. For example, the city is identifying high-risk areas to improve land-use planning. Yopal has also protected over 1200 acres in strategic areas to protect the water sources for the city and nearby towns.