Design, Planning and Construction of the Oceanographic and Coastal Marine Research Center in the Multiple-Use of the Natural Reserve Monterrico –RNUMM–

Aldea Monterrico, Taxisco-Santa Rosa, Guatemala
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Project Purpose & Description

The Multiple-Use Natiral Reserve Monterrico-RNUMM-is a marine reserve coastal area.

The Construction of the Oceanographic and Coastal Marine Research Center, will allow the exchange of information, training processesm national and international conventions and also increase the tourism in this area, with the purpose of the conservation of the environment.

The Project seeks to intergrate academic formation, experience exchange between students, technics and scientists, species conservation and visits of demostic and foreigm tourists.

Activity Description & Outcome

INGAT is developing designs and constructions plans. Once finished, ot woll be necessary to seek funds.

Expected outcome(infrastructure mainly):

1. Entrance
2. Check Point
3. Parking
4. Information and reception
5. Restrooms
6. Conference Room
7. Showroom
8. Warehouse
9. Management Ofiice
10. Park Guard
11. Meeting Room
12. Library
13. Cafeteria
14. Bedrooms
15. Machine room
16. Lookout tower
17. Guardian House
18. Lagoons
19. Interpretive trail
20. Signaling
21. Landscaoe gardens and wquipment
22. Perimeter wall


Participants Table
Member Countries
Organizations Guatemala Tourism Commission-INGUAT-, Conservationists Studies Center-CECON-

Project Contact Point

Project Contact Point Table
Name Juan Pablo Nieto Cotera
Position Director
Department Tourism Prodect Development
Telephone 242102800 ext.4000/4001