Latin American Water Funds Partnership

The partnership is a mechanism that allows to provide technical and financial assistance for the creation and strengthening of Water Funds. It provides support to local stakeholders to implement them, contributing to establish the management structure for each fund.

It also provides advice and technical expertise that can strengthen the operation of the funds, and also facilitate the exchange of experiences and best practices among Water Funds and other stakeholders.

Forests, wetlands, and other natural ecosystems have the ability to filter, store and regulate water flow, enabling proper functioning of the water basins. That is green infrastructure. Added to the gray infrastructure, these natural ecosystems can play a key role in ensuring water security and resilience of our urban areas.

Some cities have begun implementing green infrastructure solutions. Monterrey, Medellin, Sao Paulo and San Jose, among others, are integrating nature-based solutions such as reforestation or restoration of wetlands to their investment portfolios. They consider green infrastructure as a cost-effective approach in terms of water resources management.

We will highlight four reasons why these cities are investing in solutions of natural origin:

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