Aquafondo, Lima – Perú - Fondos de Agua

OVERVIEW

This water fund will 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.

OUTCOMES / BENEFICIARIES

It will also help guarantee the availability and quality of fresh water that is essential to the health of the city’s 8 million inhabitants.

  • Start date: November 2010
  • Ongoing: YES
  • Cities: Lima
  • Countries: Peru
  • Lat: -12,297068
  • Long: -76,904297
  • Web site: http://www.aquafondo.org.pe/

ACTION AREAS

  • Infrastructure Finance
  • Development
  • Operation
  • Maintenance

RIVER BASIN: Rímac, Chillón y Lurín

PROJECT PARTNERS

  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Fondo de las Américas
  • Grupo GEA
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental
  • Unión de Cervecerías Peruanas Backus y Johnston S.A.A.

COMMUNICATION MATERIAL

Brochure AquaFondo