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Technology, adaptation and mitigation: Greening the economy of urban agriculture at Kanata metropolitan area, Bolivia

Closed
Combination
Urban development
Call 5
Bolivia
Time consumed
 
Start: 01-Apr-16 End: 31-Dec-18
Lead Nordic partner
Diakonia
Country of Lead Nordic partner
Sweden
Local partner(s)
Centre for Supporting Integral Management of Water and the Environment “Agua Sustentable”
Other partner(s)
Center for Research and Regional Development, Financial Institution for Development (CIDRE - IFD)
NCF grant size
499,996
Total project cost
643,954
Technologies
Biogas production technologies
Methods
Training, Urban farming, Water resource mgmt
Country of implementation:
Bolivia
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Description

The project implements the Sustainable Cochabamba Action Plan, elaborated as part of the Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative (ESCI) to promote adaptation and mitigation in the Kanata metropolitan area using right-based and gender equality approaches.

When contributing to the implementation of the Sustainable Cochabamba Action Plan, elaborated as part of the Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative (ESCI), project promotes adaptation and mitigation in the Kanata...

Objective

Result 1: Women’s productive, irrigation and neighbourhood organisations are strengthened in their capacities for water management by applying Nordic technologies to achieve efficiency in water use and for adapting to climate change.
Result 2: Women’s productive, irrigation and neighbourhood organisations are strengthened in their capacities for growing adapted varieties of flowers and vegetables, and lead urban agriculture innovation for adaptation to climate change.
Result 3: Women’s productive,...

Results

The project reached over 40,000 beneficiaries, half of them women, and increased resilience to climate change through capacity-building activities on environmental issues and climate change adaptation for over 6,000 people. At project completion, 93.42 tons of CO2 emissions had been reduced as a result of recycling and processing of organic residues as well as the installation of solar-powered water pumps.
Sustainable Development Goals

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