EXPERTISES

Changes in climate will have a profound impact on both human activities and ecosystems.





SUSTAINABLE USE OF WATER RESOURCES


SUSTAINABLE USE OF WATER RESOURCES AS A CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION MEASURE

Short description of the project

The project seeks to improve the familiesadaptation capabilities to climate changes in the municipality of Tarcañi Alta in the municipality of Tarabuco.
The goal is to generate conditions that ensure their food security through the sustainable management and sustainable use of the water resources. With a better access to water they may increase and diversify their production, thereby increasing the availability of food for consumption, meet their consumption needs and sell the surplus.

The project responds to the Municipal and Institutional Plan forDevelopment of the zone. There will be builtfamilial water systems to meet the needs of water for both their consumption and their production. An easy access to clean and safe water is a right of every human being and it is linked to the Millennium Development Goals.

With the implementation of the project these families will be less vulnerable to the effects of the climate change.The project will reduce the loss of their crops, improve the irrigation in their fields and orchards, provide the possibility of obtaining a second potato production and to plant in seasons less risky, ensure the production of maize and beans, and diversify the cultures of vegetables.

Beneficiaries

Direct beneficiaries

143 people
69 men
74 women.

Geographical zone: The project will be developed in the rural municipality of Tarabuco.

Country: Bolivia
Department: Chuquisaca
Province: Yamparaez
Municipality: Tarabuco
Community: TarcañiAlta
Running time: 5 months