Fondo de Páramos Tungurahua y Lucha Contra la Pobreza - Fondos de Agua

OVERVIEW

The Tungurahua Water Fund supports the conservation of watersheds in Tungurahua province through activities such as paramo management plans and alternative income generation projects that provide a sustainable source of income for local communities and ensure protection of natural habitats. The Tungurahua Water Fund contributes to the conservation of high Andean paramo that provide water for 350,000 local residents.

OUTCOMES / BENEFICIARIES

El fondo de agua Tungurahua contribuye a la conservación del páramo andino que suministra agua a 350.000 residentes locales.

ACTION AREAS

  • Paramo communal management plans
  • Communication and inter-institutional relations
  • Environmental education
  • Trainings
  • Interculturalism
  • Monitoring
  • Support for Protected Areas
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Support sustainable economic alternatives

RIVER BASIN: Ambato (upper Pastaza) River.

PROJECT PARTNERS

  • Honorable consejo Provincial de Tungurahua (Gobierno Provincial)
  • Movimiento indígena y campesino de Tungurahua
  • Asociación de indígenas evangélicos de Tungurahua
  • Movimiento indígena de Tungurahua
  • Empresa Municipal de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado de Ambato-EMAPA (EP-MAPAA)
  • HIDROAGOYAN (CELEC Unidad de negocios)
  • HIDROPASTAZA (HIDROPASTAZA EP)