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Medellín Water Fund

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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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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:
Sustainable Development Goals
Target 6.6: Protect and Restore Ecosystems
Target 2.4: Sustainable Agriculture
Conservation agriculture/agronomy
Pesticide and fertilizer management
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Nov. 2012  »  Ongoing
Project Contact: Ana Guzmán - fondosdeagua@tnc.org
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 Objectives

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