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The Latin American Water Funds Partnership


The Partnership is an agreement between the Inter-American Development Bank, FEMSA Foundation, the Global Environment Facility, International Climate Initiative and The Nature Conservancy to contribute to water security in Latin America and the Caribbean.The Partnership has promoted the creation of 24 Water Funds—which are collective-action organizations that create a unified and long-term view about water security—in 8 countries and 15 new ones in process. Water Funds created have leveraged over USD 200 million from nearly 500 public and private partners, preserving 227,173 hectares through projects developed with 23,823 families upstream. Read more here

Partner Organizations: Inter-American Development Bank, FEMSA Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, the Global Environment Facility and the International Climate Initiative.