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The Latin American Water Funds Partnership

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Area: 5888268 km2
Countries:
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities:
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: United States of America
Regions: Potomac River
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Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
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Water Funds
Nature-Based Solutions
Services Offered: No services needed/offered
Org. Type: Water Fund
Org. Size: Small (10 - 99 Employees)
Language: English
Org. Website: www.fondosdeagua.org/en
Org. Source: CEO Water Mandate
Profile Completion: 100%
Coalition: No

Organization Overview

An agreement created in 2011 between the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), FEMSA Foundation, the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the International Climate Initiative (IKI), and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to contribute to water security in Latin America and the Caribbean through the creation and expansion of Water Funds. The Partnership supports Water Funds by providing scientific knowledge to achieve and sustain water security through nature-based solutions and the…

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An agreement created in 2011 between the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), FEMSA Foundation, the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the International Climate Initiative (IKI), and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to contribute to water security in Latin America and the Caribbean through the creation and expansion of Water Funds. The Partnership supports Water Funds by providing scientific knowledge to achieve and sustain water security through nature-based solutions and the systematization, management, and dissemination of knowledge; capacity-building, and technical monitoring. It also supports the promotion of an inclusive dialogue among relevant stakeholders in the region to boost collective action, the active participation in designing water governance, and the leveraging of resources from public and private sources.

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For the past 10 years, at FEMSA Foundation we have worked to make positive impacts in people and communities by advancing social investment projects for sustainability. We further conservation and sustainable use of water, strengthen early childhood development, and promote … Learn More

Agua Tica es el primer fondo de agua de Costa Rica, contribuye a la protecci—n de las fuentes del recurso h’drico ubicadas en las subcuencas del r’o Grande y r’o Virilla. En esta valiosa alianza colaborativa participa la sociedad civil, … Learn More

El Fondo Agua Santo Domingo (FASD) es un mecanismo innovador creado para garantizar recursos de inversión orientados a la restauración y conservación de ecosistemas en las cuencas hidrográficas que abastecen de agua a la ciudad de Santo Domingo. La iniciativa … Learn More

FONAG works to mobilize critical watershed actors to exercise their civic responsibility on behalf of nature, especially related to water resources. The multi-stakeholder board, composed of public, private and NGO watershed actors, provides a mechanism for joint investment in watershed … Learn More

The Nature Conservancy and its partners designed the Yaque del Norte Water Fund explicitly with climate change in mind. Its activities will contribute to regulating base flow and reducing soil erosion with the aim of reducing future water security risk … Learn More

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. We acheive this through the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, including more than 550 scientists, located in all 50 U.S. states … Learn More

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We are a Water Fund whose mission is to contribute to the availability of water supply in the long term for the Metropolitan Region of Guatemala, raising awareness about its responsible use and carrying out efficient conservation and risk reduction … Learn More

Water shortages are a widespread problem faced by all Mexico City residents and those living in the metropolitan area. Shortages have a greater impact on vulnerable and disadvantaged communities, mainly impacting children and teenagers. According to the National Water Commission, … Learn More

The great water challenges faced by Mexico City can be roughly described as follows: ¥ Poor resilience against floods and droughts, exacerbated by climate change. ¥ Over-exploitation of the aquifer. ¥ Restricted water access and substandard water quality. ¥ Limited … Learn More

The main water management problem in Mexico City lies in poor water management. The city obtains 32% of its water from external sources and does not possess the required infrastructure for water collection and recycling. 15% of the population does … Learn More

The Cutzamala System is the primary offsite water supply source for Mexico City, providing 10 m3/s to the overall flow serving Mexico City (31.5m3/s) (SACMEX 2018), which reaches residents of 13 Mexico City boroughs and 14 State of Mexico municipalities … Learn More

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