Eastern Equatorial Pacific 65 Giwa Regional Assessment
The GIWA Eastern Equatorial Pacifi c region extends along the west coast of Central America from the Colombian-Ecuador border in the south to northern Central Mexico. It includes El Salvador and the Pacifi c coastal areas of seven other countries – Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia. The region was divided into three sub-systems – Southwest Mexico, Central Equatorial Pacifi c and Pacifi c Colombian. The GIWA assessment focuses predominantly on the Central Equatorial Pacifi c sub-system as it includes most of the signifi cant and reported transboundary issues.
10 Jan 2014