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Health of the Guarani Aquifer

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Health of the Guarani Aquifer

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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: The Coca-Cola Company
WWF
Countries: Paraguay
Regions: Parana
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jul. 2012  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.agua.org.py
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 64%

Project Overview

Preserving the Guarani Aquifer in Paraguay, this project aims to promote conservation of precious water resources. This project is expanding the knowledge of water as a natural resource and the current situation in Paraguay through training for community leaders, a communications campaign, and launching a website (www.agua.org.py) to provide tools and resources for individuals interested in learning more about water resource management. The communication campaign presents ...

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Preserving the Guarani Aquifer in Paraguay, this project aims to promote conservation of precious water resources. This project is expanding the knowledge of water as a natural resource and the current situation in Paraguay through training for community leaders, a communications campaign, and launching a website (www.agua.org.py) to provide tools and resources for individuals interested in learning more about water resource management. The communication campaign presents a message about the relationship between forests and water resources as the crucial regulators of the water cycle. These activities will be based in nine locations around the primary recharge zone of the Guarani Aquifer.

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Creation of a website with important tools and information, increased awareness and understanding

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