On May 2nd, at the headquarters of the United Nations Organization in New York, the president of the Guatemalan Sugar Association -Asazgua- Alfredo Vila and the general manager of Asazgua, Luis Miguel Paiz, handed over to Mr. Minoru Takada, Leader of the energy team in the Sustainable Development Goals Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the 17 case studies that document the contributions of the Guatemalan Sugarcane Industry for compliance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Asazgua is the first guild worldwide to present case studies regarding its contributions to the SDGs, which were made as a member of the United Nations Network for Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions. Minoru Takada highlighted that the Guatemalan Sugar Cane sector is an example of good practices in terms of Sustainability.
This delivery took place within the framework of the Presentation of the Sustainable Development Action Plan of the Union of Latin American Sugar Producers (UNALA). The case studies were prepared by Mr. Iván Vera, Senior United Nations consultant, in coordination with Asazgua.