Lima, 17 de julio de 2024


Infraestructura natural para la seguridad hídrica
Opening the Tap: State of Finance for Natural Infrastructure for Water Security in Peru, 2021
Autor: Gena Gammie, Lucas Benites Elorreaga
Región(es): Ámbito nacional
Tema(s): Gestión de recursos naturales, Medioambiente y cambio climático
Institución ejecutora: Forest Trends

In Peru, policymakers and water managers are increasingly recognizing the indispensable role natural infrastructure and ancestral technology play in managing water risks. As this report shows, investments in the maintenance and restoration of natural infrastructure that play key roles for water security, from forests and grasslands to amunas (pre-Incan canals that support aquifer recharge), are growing at an accelerated rate. Financing for natural infrastructure for water security in Peru grew by a factor of 13 between 2014 and 2020, reaching the equivalent of USD 10.2 million executed in 2020, despite impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on public resources and the ability to execute activities in the field.