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5888268 km2
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Partners: Fondo de las Américas
Grupo GEA
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental
The Nature Conservancy
Unión de Cervecerías Peruanas Backus y Johnston S.A.A.
Countries: Peru
Regions: --
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Nov. 2012  »  Ongoing
Project Website: aquafondo.pe
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 75%

Project Overview

This water fund finances conservation projects in the Rimac, Chillón and Lurín watersheds, where glaciers are melting at increasing rates because of global climate change. This fund will contribute to preserving priority sites in the Sechura Desert ecoregion and improving the quality of life in local communities.

Project Results

This project will help guarantee the availability and quality of fresh water that is essential to the health of Lima’s eight million inhabitants.

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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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