- HARNESSING EFFORTS – WATER
- WATERSHEDS CONSERVATION
- LATIN AMERICAN WATER FUND PARTNERSHIP
A Route towards Water Security
Latin American Water Fund Partnership
LEAVING ASIDE THE DISTINCTION OF BORDERS, 21 WATER FUNDS ARE EXTENDED ON THE MAP; THEY’RE CONNECTED BY THE LATIN AMERICAN WATER FUNDS PARTNERSHIP (ALIANZA LATINOAMERICANA DE FONDOS DE AGUA). THROUGH THESE MULTISECTORAL ORGANIZATIONS, WE CONTRIBUTE TO WATER SECURITY AND THE SUSTAINABLE HANDLING OF WATERSHEDS.
Location: Latin American and the Caribbean
Partners: Inter-American Development Bank, Global Environment Facility (Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial) and The Nature Conservancy
Total Investment: USD $3,275,134.29
FEMSA Foundation’s Investment: USD $976,060.00
Duration: 2011 – to date
Contribute to water security in Latin America and the Caribbean.
WE DESIGN AND PROMOTE FINANCIAL AND GOVERNANCE MECHANISMS AS WELL SOLUTIONS BASED ON NATURAL INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS AND OTHER INNOVATIVE PROJECTS.
Water security is an essential water management concept; it envisions the successful management of the resource in homes and cities in the long run; it boosts its efficient use in agriculture, energy industry; conserve and restore ecosystems and sources; it develops hospitable cities that are prepared to face natural disasters.
“The Latin American Water Funds Partnership has created conditions in order to facilitate work with different actors throughout the Water Funds models. They are so much more than a simple financing tool because they’re effective tools of governance and management.“
SERGIO I. CAMPOS G
LEADER OF THE WATER AND SANITATION DIVISION AT THE INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
During 2017, we built a new vision for our water funds and we took pivotal steps in order to achieve water security in the cities where we’re present.
As part of the Monterrey’s Water Fund (FAMM), in Mexico, we established the solution portfolio for the Nuevo Leon 2050 Water Plan. In Guatemala, we kicked off FUNCAGUA’s operations with the strengthening of environmental education capabilities and actions.
In Colombia, we launched the Santa Marta and Ciénaga Water Fund that will benefit more than one million inhabitants. In addition, we make our way through with green infrastructure activities for the conservation of water sources.