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Paula Acosta of DNP says royalties system not yet having the desired effect

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 Category: Regulations & Policy

Paula Acosta, deputy director of the National Planning Department (DNP), spoke to about the strengths and weaknesses of the royalty system. Acosta said: “The system is running. The leaders already know how it works. It probably does not yet have the desired regional effect, but that is a consequence of a new process. The goal that the eight departments come together to make a great project still has not arrived. It’s something we have to build. Another gain is that there are many projects ready to present in 2013 and 2014. In general, the fundamental change is that everyone is moving based on projects and spending quality.”

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