National Institute of Renewable Natural Resources and Environment (Colombia)
|Instituto Nacional de los Recursos Naturales Renovables y del Ambiente|
|Formed||22 September 1968|
|Dissolved||22 December 1993|
|Parent agency||Ministry of Agriculture|
The National Institute of Renewable Natural Resources and Environment, also known as INDERENA, was a Colombian environmental government agency established in 1968 to implement environmental policy and promote green development in Colombia. INDERENA was successful in helping create the environment in government and the acceptance in society to move environmental protection into the national agenda, this led to the creation of child agencies like the National Natural Parks System, and the eventual evolution into the Ministry of Environment in 1993.
- "Qué era el INDERENA" [What was INDERENA] (PDF) (in Spanish). Autonomous Regional Corporation of Central Antioquia, CORANTIOQUIA. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2010-11-09.
- Rodríguez Becerra, Manuel (1994). "INDERENA, El Gran Pionero De La Gestión Ambiental En Colombia" [INDERENA, The Great Pioneer Of Environmental Policy In Colombia] (PDF). Memoria del primer ministro del medio ambiente [Memoir of the first minister of environment] (PDF) (Government publication) (in Spanish). Bogotá: Ministry of Environment. pp. 93–98. OCLC 39463138. Retrieved 2010-11-09.