Sustainable Water Fund Colombia

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ecol is assigned to evaluate an efficient water use programme in Colombia from among a portfolio of projects assembled in the Sustainable Water Fund, a public-private partnership facility which aims to finance projects in the area of water safety and water security.

  • Date: 2014-2018
  • Location: Colombia
  • Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
Sustainable Water Fund Colombia
As part of a consortium with Erasmus University Rotterdam and Georg-August University Göttingen, ecol was assigned to evaluate the Sustainable Water Fund (FDW), a Public-Private Partnership facility which aims to finance projects in the area of water safety and water security. In Colombia, the project under evaluation is an intervention implemented by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation to enhance efficient water management in the coffee sector. It is implemented in a Public Private Partnership with Nestlé, Nestlé Nespresso, the Colombian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, University Wageningen and Cenicafé – the National Centre for Coffee Research in Colombia. The evaluation assessess effectiveness of the project regarding adoption of water saving equipment and changes in attitudes towards water saving and the environment.

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