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Medellín Water Fund

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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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Partners: CORANTIOQUIA
CORNARE
Empresas Públicas de Medellín EPM
The Nature Conservancy
Countries: Colombia
Regions: Colombia, Magdalena
Project SDGs:
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Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Project Tags:
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Water Funds
Conservation Agriculture/Agronomy
Pesticide and Fertilizer Management
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Nov. 2012  »  Ongoing
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 64%

Project Overview

The Medellín and Valle de Aburrá Water Fund is a long term financial mechanism with the objective of developing a conservation and sustainable natural resource use program for the basins that supply the reservoirs for Medellín and Valle de Aburrá. It intends to contribute in solving the most serious problems identified in the basins according to the diagnose made with EPM experts, environmental authorities and a few universities.

Project Results

This project will benefit the population of Medellín, approximately 2.700.000 people, and more than 35,000 inhabitants of the supplier basins.

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