P O R T E Z U E L O D E L V I E N T O This dam will use Grande River in order to supply humans and industrial areas with water, to generate hydropower, to foster tourism, to increase irrigated areas in San Rafael, General Alvear and Malargüe Districts and to increase hydroelectric generation in the Nihuiles System, etc.
After the work, included in the ambitious Urban Renovation Plan, the new Paseo Arístides Villanueva –from Av. Boulogne Sur Mer to Av. Belgrano– provides a design that is characterized by promoting better accessibility to people –such as a factor of urban development. The streets and sidewalks leveling allow pedestrian traffic to be more practical for everyone and especially for those with reduced mobility.
According to the National Geographic Magazine, Mendoza is one of the world’s top 50 travel destinations and stands among the top three in South America. The same publication also ranks Mendoza’s Harvest Festival as the second among the world’s most important harvest festivals. In addition, Mendoza is one of the 10 Great Wine Capitals of the world.
In order to advance the project of Mendoza Logistics, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) held a workshop with public officials and private actors to analyze and understand in detail the scope of the logistics regarding the Mendoza initiative and the benefits they generate for the whole region and start defining the strategic plan and program funding.
The Mayor of Mendoza joined Latin American leaders to make a call for regional development to be centralized in cities.