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Initiative timeframe: 2013/2017

Total initiative costs

€ 1,214,157.0
Reparted as
  • Loans -
  • Grants € 1,214,157.0

Dati finanziari aggiornati al 5.11.2015


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Rio Grande, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

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ICU, in coordination with the local partner ICO (Instituto de capacitación del Oriente) is implementing a project in the Department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. The project has a duration of 36 months in "los Valles Cruceños" area, where 80% of the population lives in rural areas, of which 79% below the poverty line, not having access to drinking water, electricity, schools and health services. ICU, with the support of local institutions, is developing a program for the management and conservation of biodiversity in the Rio Grande basin. The project works on the environmental fragility of the area and adaptation to climate change directly with the key groups of the local population and the Municipal Authorities. Among other activities there is the study of the basin of which depends the access to the water for about 80% of the population; the construction of 3 water lock from which are to realize approximately 220 irrigation systems that will benefit about 1150 people; training of human resources aware of environmental issues, it will involve about 4,000 students, 120 high school students and 30 forest guards. The project is part of local policies and national laws that guarantee the right of access to water and environment protection. read more close

Main outcome

Improve population adaptability of the Valleys of Santa Cruz Department to climate change and the related impact on the hydrological cycle.

Initiative data

Initiative number 010157
Purpose Water resources protection
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation


Agency MAE - Direzione Generale per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo
Counterpart authority Istituto por la Capacitacion del Oriente - ICO
Other financiers ONG ISTITUTO PER LA COOPERAZIONE UNIVERSITARIA - ICU Monetary: 127827.00 euro valorized: 405049.00 euro


The target is the entire population of the seven municipalities belonging AMNI Rio Grande AMNI and consists of 68.724 people, of which more than 80% live in rural areas. Direct beneficiaries of the action will be: - 4,000 students, 120 high school students and 30 forest guards, trained and made aware of environmental issues; - 1,150 people from eight communities of Pucara and Vallegrande, who will see improved access to water. - 19,500 people of seven municipalities that will improve the knowledge of their water resources; - 65,000 people reached by a radio program on environmental education for 24 months.



Status Conluded
Type Contributions
Procedure Call for Proposal
Procurement notice Tender preparation