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Aquafondo

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Amazon
5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
Location City, Country & Regions Interests
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Quick Info

Countries: Peru
Regions: --
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Nov. 2012  »  Ongoing
Project Contact: Ana Guzmán - fondosdeagua@tnc.org
Project Website: aquafondo.pe
Profile Completion: 80%

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 Objectives

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