The purpose of this restoration is to avoid erosive processes and the dragging of sediments into the river, including contaminants that come from agricultural activities and surrounding human settlements. The development of this vegetation helps to cushion the floods and floods in the western zone of the city of Xalapa, favors the quality of the water and the movement of fauna, providing a habitat for terrestrial and aquatic species.
The revegetation of the banks and slopes that drain towards the Papas stream was carried out with the participation of the neighbors, to reduce the dangers of landslides and landslides. The neighbors take responsibility for the care of the plants, some of which are edible.
On the other hand, in El Salvador, selective planting of species typical of the gallery forest was carried out, depending on the conditions of the ecosystem. Carrying out this activity is aimed at promoting the use of green structures as a living barrier, which helps to mitigate the impacts of extreme events, but at the same time strengthens the resilience of communities in the face of these phenomena.