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Southern Ecuador Water Fund Partners with Local Association to Protect Watersheds October 2010
FORAGUA, the southern Ecuador regional water fund spearheaded by NCI, has signed a technical cooperation agreement with “Bosque Seco,” an association of five municipalities in the southwestern region of the Province of Loja, Ecuador. The agreement allows FORAGUA to implement a number of programs and projects to protect water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity. Currently Bosque Seco is running a watershed reforestation program in coordination with FORAGUA, and the five municipalities plan to co-finance several other programs in the near future.