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Natural Water Solutions and Investment Protection in Latin America (webinar)

Webinar, Washington D.C., United States

Ecodecision invites you to join the online seminar (webinar), Natural Solutions to Water Protection and Investment in Latin America ​​organized by Connecting Watershed Program website in Spanish, Ecosystem Marketplace Water and Watershed Connect. As a sister site of Ecosystem Marketplace, Connecting basins is fed by an extensive network of leaders and contributors in the field of watershed protection and water, as well as comprehensive reports on this subject prepared by the NGO Forest Trends. 

In 2013 governments and companies invested $9 million in the implementation of natural solutions to keep supplies clean and abundant water in the world. According to a new report by Ecosystem Marketplace Forest Trends, this funding – supporting healthy watersheds naturally filter water, mitigate floods, and perform other critical functions – benefited more than 7 million homes and restored and protected a total of 365 million hectares, an area larger than India.

Every year Latin America remains at the forefront in terms of innovation investment schemes in watershed protection, with a total investment of $ 84.9 million in 2013. In this webinar, experts from Mexico and Brazil, investment leaders in the region, will present the context and processes of watershed conservation through their experiences.  


Marta Echavarria, EcoDecisión 


Joaquin Saldaña, CONAFOR 

Carolina Ximenes de Macedo, Fundação Grupo Boticário

Join us Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 12:00 – 1pm EST Space is limited!  Register for the seminar here. (The webinar is in Spanish)

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