Yesterday, an official source reported that the Ecuadorian Government together with the automotive company Nissan will manage to find mechanisms to introduce electric cars in Quito, and thus allocate a percentage of their sale to this environmental project, which seeks to preserve the oil from the fields Ishpingo, Tambococha and Tiputini (ITT), located at one end of the Yasuni National Park, northeast of the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest.
Ivonne Baki, Coordinator of the project Yasuní ITT, announced during a press conference that a Nissan representative will come to the country to work together with the Government of Ecuador in search of a better revenue collection for the environmental initiative.
“The idea is to create an electric car for Ecuador, to generate sales, a percentage that will go to the fund, (and) they will give a separate contribution also to the Yasuni,” said Baki.
The official also pointed out that they will reinforce the work in civil society and will focus on social networks, also said that they will maintain efforts to achieve contributions from foreign Governments.
“The project continues. The Yasuni is never going to die”, said Baki, yesterday when she said that they will have a new meeting” to strengthen the initiative”.