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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: Bogota Water Facility Company
SABMiller Plc
The Nature Conservancy
Countries: Colombia
Regions: Colombia, Magdalena
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
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: Apr. 2008  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/southamerica/colombia/...
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 67%

Project Overview

The objective of the water fund is to protect the water source for Bogota by investing in the source watershed. Activities include supporting additional national park rangers and helping people who live in the watershed switch to more sustainable livlihood practices.

Project Results

- Clean sufficient water for the 8 million residents of Bogota - Protection of the paramo in Chingaza and Sumapaz National Parks - Sustain or improve the livelihoods of the people living in the watersheds

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SABMiller is one of the world’s largest brewers, with more than 200 beer brands and some 70,000 employees in over 75 countries. We are also one of the world’s largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products. We’ve become a global leader by ... 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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