Scaling-Up Climate Resilient Water Management Practices for Vulnerable Communities in La Mojana: FP056

Project Outline

This project seeks to enhance climate resilience of vulnerable communities in the La Mojana region through activities such as development of technical models and guidelines, investment in individual and community alternative water solutions, wetland restoration to recover valuable water management services, development of climate-adapted rural productive practices, and enhancement of early warning systems monitoring and diversified products.

Country(ies) Colombia
National Designated Authority (NDA) Department of National Planning (DNP)
Accredited Entity (AE) United Nations Development Programme: UNDP (International)
Executing Entity (EE) National Adaptation Fund of Colombia (Fondo Adaptación) (Public)
Date of Final FP Submission July 7, 2017
Estimated Project Duration 2018-2026
Target Sector Water Resource Management/Agriculture
GCF Financing 38.496 million USD (Grant) Medium
  • National Adaptation Fund (NAF): 61.8 million USD (Grant)
  • President Agency for International Cooperation: 0.036 million USD(Grant)
  • University of Cordoba: 1.091 million USD(Grant)
  • Institute Alexander von Humboldt:0.183 million USD(Grant)
  • Municipalities: 1.358 million USD(Grant)
  • District of Sucre: 5.571 million USD(Grant)
  • Corporación Autónoma Regional de los Valles: 6.329 million USD(Grant)
  • University of Sucre: 0.688 million USD(Grant)
  • Corpomojana: 1.661 million USD(Grant)

Project Description

< Major Project Components>

  1. Development of technical guidelines and systematizing water management knowledge for adaptation planning.
  2. Resilience enhancement in water resource management (rainwater harvesting tanks, miniature aqueducts, wetland management).
  3. Improving early warning systems.
  4. Strengthening rural livelihoods through climate resilient agroecosystems.
Scheme of resilient micro-aqueducts
Scheme of resilient micro-aqueducts
Ref: FP056 Scaling up climate resilient water management practices for vulnerable communities in La Mojana

Potential Indicators of Key Impacts

Expected total number of direct and indirect beneficiaries, disaggregated by gender (reduced vulnerability or increased resilience):

  1. Direct beneficiaries: 200,000 persons (49% of total beneficiaries will be female)
  2. Indirect beneficiaries: 200,000 persons
    1% of the total population