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Orinoco

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5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Total Organizations: 13
Total Projects: 13
Priority SDGs: --
Priority Industries: --
Profile Completion: 50%

Water Challenges

As reported by organizations on the Hub.

40.0%
Local Water Resource Governance
20.0%
Access to Water Supply and Water Services
20.0%
Physical water supply
20.0%
Upstream Water Issues

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Organizations in Orinoco


Bavaria is the second largest brewery in the Netherlands. Founded before 1680, it has been owned by the Swinkels family since 1773. The company, which produces seven hundred million litres of beer annually, is based in Lieshout, North Brabant. Learn More

Preparing for and adapting to new climate realities will be one of the defining challenges of the 21st century. Recognizing the considerable environmental, social, and economic value at stake due to worsening water stress and climate change, the private sector ... Learn More

Cementos Argos S.A is a Colombian construction materials producer, with 51% share in the cement market in Colombia; it is the fourth largest cement producer in Latin America, and the only producer of white cement in Colombia. Learn More

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Our mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. We provide viable, ... Learn More

Ecopetrol, formerly known as Empresa Colombiana de Petróleos S.A. is the largest and primary petroleum company in Colombia. Learn More

Empresas Públicas de Medellín E.S.P., a multi-utility company, operates in the energy, telecommunications, and water sectors worldwide. It purchases, generates, imports, transmits, distributes, sells, and commercializes electric power using various fuels and renewable energies comprising wind, photovoltaic, and biomass. Learn More

Famoc Depanel S.A. was founded in 1972. The company's line of business includes the manufacturing of prefabricated wood buildings. Learn More

Somos una organización social, ONGs, Fundación Privada, especializada en realización, diseño, planificación, ejecución, puesta en marcha y control de Proyectos Multivariable, Proyectos de Producción e Inversión social en las áreas de agro-desarrollos y comercialización de alimentos, trabajando esforzadamente para la ... Learn More

Grupo Argos S.A is a Colombian conglomerate with large investments in the cement and energy industries. Learn More

Bancolombia is the largest commercial bank in Colombia and one of the largest in Latin America. Learn More

ISAGEN S.A. E.S.P. generates and markets electric power in Colombia. The company has seven power plants with an installed capacity of 3,032 megawatts (MW) of which 2,732 MW from six hydroelectric power plants, and 300 MW from a thermal power ... Learn More

Postobón, S.A. is the largest Colombian beverage company, and also one of the largest in South America. The company has a wide portfolio of products that includes soft drinks, fruit juices, bottled water, tea, and energy drinks. Learn More

This is web-platform where all different stakeholders are merging to convey for an integrated basin management of the Magdalena Basin, El portal RIOMAGDALENA.ORG es reconocido por las personas que quieren aportar de una manera positiva e integrada al manejo del ... Learn More

Projects in Orinoco


Globally we have established programs to help us drive water efficiency at our manufacturing sites and those platforms have helped us reduce our overall water footprint. The results of our global direct operations water risk assessment will further allow us ... Learn More

Conserving the Amanzonian forest through payment for maintenance of environmental services, this program aims to curb deforestation and improve the quality of life for the local population. Specifically, this program finances incentives which allow for the education of the local ... Learn More

WWF, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, and local partners teamed up to create report cards for river basins that provide a common understanding of a basin’s health, identify what’s important to water users, and foster a shared ... Learn More

Debido a que actualmente se presentan dificultades marcadas en el suministro del servicio de energía en la región, y por las dimensiones de los equipos en las instalaciones de Machijure, ALIAR S.A. viabilizará el biogás que se genera por la ... Learn More

Due to significant difficulties in the supply of power in the region, and the size of the equipment at the Machijure facilities, ALIAR S.A. will provide biogas generated by the digestion of pig manure to use it as fuel to ... Learn More

La flotación por aire disuelto es un proceso en el cual se introducen micro burbujas de aire en un estanque con agua industrial o lodo. Al ascender las micro burbujas, las partículas presentes en el líquido se adhieren a éstas, ... Learn More

Dissolved air flotation is a process in which micro air bubbles are introduced into a pond filled with industrial water or sludge. The particles present in the liquid adhere to the micro bubbles as they come up, separating and forming ... Learn More

Project WET is currently active in more than 75 countries around the world through a network of partner organizations that range from small NGOs to major international corporations and organizations. We only go where we’re invited! We work with our ... Learn More

Protección del recurso hídrico en la microcuenca del río Manacacías y Yucao a través de un plan de reforestación con especiesnativas y un trabajo de producción local de hortalizas y verduras en viveros comunitarios. COMPONENTE 1: Reforestación con especies nativas ... Learn More

“Evolution” is a results-driven project developed in Latin America, with a focus on sustainability and food and work safety, to generate value for clients and better quality of life for our employees. Among the benefits are improved safety compliance and ... Learn More

Starbucks and Conservation International began an assessment of the water component of the Coffee and Farmer Equity (C.A.F.E.) Practices program in 2008, focused on 2 stages in the coffee value chain: cultivating, growing and harvesting coffee using methods that avoid ... Learn More

El proceso de biodigestión consiste en la digestión de la porquinaza que sale de las granjas porcícolas. En este proceso se produce gas metano, dióxido de carbono y biol. El gas se aprovecha para generar electricidad. El biol es un ... Learn More

The biodigestion process consists in the digestion of manure from pig farms. This process produces methane gas, carbon dioxide and manure. The gas is used to generate electricity. Manure is an organic fertilizer rich in nitrogen (1.2 kg/m2), phosphorus (0.24 ... Learn More

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