EcoSur classified as "Best Practice" by UN-Habitat

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From left to right: Paul Moreno, Estuardo Quispillo, Diego Coloma (Fundación EcoSur Ecuador) and Kurt Rhyner (Sofonías Switzerland)

The United Nationa Habitat program, UN-Habitat, has classified as a Best Practice, EcoSur, the network for a economic and ecological habitat, and "applauded its significant impact in improving the living environment" for its "significative impact to improve the habitat".

The EcoSur Network emerged through synergies of Latin American professionals dedicated towards investigation and development of solutions for the habitat. In its 20 years of existence, the EcoSur Network has united thousands of users and is a point of reference for economical and ecological construction materials, EcoMaterials.

Read the complete information of the program in www.UNHabitat.org

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Consultants

Kathryn Pozak
Swiss and Canadian
Political Scientist and Journalist
English, Spanish, spoken German.
General concepts and synergies, backstopping, evaluations

Videos

EcoMateriales: Teja de MicroConcreto y Paneles de FerroCemento

The EcoSur network presents a short professional video on two major technologies, the Ferrocement panels and the Micro Concrete Roofing Tiles. Filmed in Nicaragua and Salvador, it shows production and application and gives a summary overview of those two materials that have a relatively small ecological footprint and have widely proven to be sustainable in the three classical dimensions ecology, economy and social acceptance.

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