consists largely of agriculture and cattle-raising activities. To
foster economic development in the municipality, educational and
training opportunities need to be made available to workers so that
they can learn technologies and techniques for increased efficiency,
as well as ways to make production more sustainable.
Reorientation of agricultural activities is crucial to reduce water
consumption and to make agricultural activities profitable.
coastline enjoys a wealth of sea life. Unsuccessful government
efforts to create aquaculture businesses for shrimp, fish, and giant
Pacific oysters have led to local attempts to cultivate native pearl
oysters instead. Many coastal communities depend on the sardines,
shrimp, squid, red crab, and abalone fisheries for revenue;
rockfish, swordfish, and tuna fisheries are in decline in the area.
With regards to
tourism, a historical, cultural, and ecological model could be
developed by creating a corridor that makes the most of the region’s
semi-desert biodiversity and characteristics.
Unregulated ecotourism and recreational use are on the rise,
highlighting the need for a tourism plan for the area.
 H. Ayuntamiento de Comondú, Plan
Municipal….,Op. Cit., pp. 42-43.
 Morgan, Lance,
Sara Maxwell, Fan Tsao, Tara A.C. Wilkinson, and Peter
Etnoyer. Marine Priority Conservation Areas: Baja
California to the Bering Sea. Commission for
Environmental Cooperation of North America and the Marine
Conservation Biology Institute. Montreal, February 2005, p.
 Gob. Del Estado de BCS. Programas
de Desarrollo Regional, Op. Cit., pp. 10-11.