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New School Will Teach The Ways Of The Water Fund In Ecuador

by Christin VanZant last modified Sep 06, 2016 05:37 PM
Contributors: Kelli Barrett
Nature and Culture International is establishing Ecuador’s first water school, an institution created to train municipal water workers in the skills required to join and administer a water fund. The water fund model continues to experience success in managing Latin America’s stressed water resources and the school is meant to help scale up its use.

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3 August 2016 | For some water technicians working in Ecuadorian municipalities, class is about to be in session. Earlier this month, the California-based NGO Nature and Culture International (NCI) announced the launch of Ecuador’s first water school, intending to train municipal workers in the skills needed to join a water fund. These skills include establishing and monitoring watershed reserves and determining the proper allocation of funds for different watershed conservation activities.



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