Presentación del Programa Agua, Clima y Desarrollo para Sudamérica (Inglés)
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Tania Burstein, Coordinadora de Programas de GWP Sudamérica (presentación expuesta en los "Días Regionales" de GWP en Estocolmo, agosto 2013)

Tania Burstein, Coordinadora de Programas de GWP Sudamérica (presentación expuesta en los "Días Regionales" de GWP en Estocolmo, agosto 2013)

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  • But they are concentrated in the Atlantic watershed where there is only one fourth of the population, whereas in the Pacific watershed there is only 2% of water availability for 70% of the population and produce 80% of the GDP
  • There is a flagrant need for improving the coordination of the use of water resources. As a response to this need the govermment engaged in a two year process to define a State Policy on water resources.The result was the approval of the State Policy No 33 on Water Resources,GWP proposed the establishment of a transectoral agreement to ensure its implementation.This agreement involves 13 ministries and the lobbying process is underway…a hard process that the outcomes indicators do not show.In the meantime, GWP selected Santa Eulalia sub-basin as a pilot initiative to put in practice effective transectoral interaction… but, why have we chosen this sub basin?
  • Because, on one side,this sub basin produces 50% of water and 70% of energy used in Lima… the largest city in Peru, with 10 million inhabitants.On the other hand, the upper Santa Eulalia basin, in addition to its great potential for water and energy supply, it shows very high levels of poverty and inequality. Its population endures water insecurity, food insecurity and energy insecurity, all exacerbated by increased vulnerability to the effects of climate change. We estimate that the immediate beneficiaries will be around 17,000people, of whomalmost 7,000 live in poverty.Amongst the indirect beneficiaries we consider Lima´s population and economic activities.
  • This slide is just to show that this initiative is following the same structure of the Water and Climate programmes, the only work package that is missing, is the one on transboundary water management.
  • To develop the programme document we carried out a couple of workshops. The first one in the sub-basin, with participation of national and local authorities, farmers communities and all those ones mentioned before. The second workshop was held to expand on the definition of activities and align the proposed activities to the structure of the W&C Programmes. All this information, generated in a very participatory manner, is being used in the preparation of the programme document.
  • Some expected results:Improved transectoral interaction will set an example for the rest of the country. The IWRM Plan for the Santa Eulalia sub-basinThe creation and strengthening of the Santa Eulalia sub-basin committeeEight (08) demonstration projects showing good adaptation practices and sharing lessons learned in other parts of the country.

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  • 1. Improved Transectoral Interaction to Generate Resilience to Climate Change and Water Security in Santa Eulalia SubBasin (Peru) Tania Burstein, Programme Manager
  • 2. CONTENT 1. Background and national context 2. Programme overview • General objective • Key Stakeholders • Components • Achievements 3. Some expected results
  • 3. 1. Background and national context PERÚ, country of contrasts Twentieth largest country in the world, 71% of the world's tropical glaciers, One of top 10 megadiverse countries, 6% of surface water in the world Water availability per person over 70 000 m3… but Glacial retreat during the last 35 years has resulted in a 22% loss of coverage Between the ten most vulnerable countries in the world…It presents four of the five characteristics of vulnerability recognized by the United States Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
  • 4. 1. Background and national context Atlantic watershed 74.6% of territory 26% of the population 97.4% of water availability 18% of the GDP Pacific watershed 21.8% of territory 70% of the population 2% of the water availability 80% of the GDP Titicaca watershed 3.8% of territory 4% of the population 0.6% of the water availability 2% of the GDP
  • 5. 1. Background and national context Flagrant need of coordination water resources  State Policy #33 on water resources (August 2012) Establishment of transectoral agreement : “The integrated water resources management, in the framework of climate change adaptation” Ministries considered in the agreement: Health, Agriculture, Environment, Energy and Mining, Production, Housing, Infrastructure and Sanitation, Finance, Foreign Affairs, Education, Women and Vulnerable Populations Culture, Development and Social Inclusion  GWP selected Santa Eulalia sub-basin as a pilot initiative to put in practice effective transectoral interaction…
  • 6. SANTA EULALIA RIVER 50% of water 70% of energy RIMAC RIVER RIMAC BASIN AND SANTA EULALIA SUB BASIN LIMA CITY 10 million people
  • 7. Glacial retreat in the upper Santa Eulalia sub basin Summer 1999 Summer 2004
  • 8. 2. Programme overview General Objective Provide an example of how improved transectoral interaction is an effective means to generate resilience to climate change and achieve water security for sustainable development.
  • 9. 2. Programme overview Key stakeholders: partners and allies • • • • • • • • Ministry of Agriculture Ministry of Environment Ministry of Energy and Mining Commonwealth of Santa Eulalia Valley Municipalities Pontifical Catholic University of Peru National Agrarian University GWP Peru Base Org: Small farmer communities, Producers Association of Santa Eulalia sub basin • NGOs • SEDAPAL (Lima’s largest supplier of water and sanitation services) • Buenaventura (largest mining and energy company)
  • 10. 2. Programme overview Components Water security and climate resilience integrated in growth and development Partnerships and Sustainability Governance and Fundrising Knowledge and Awareness Knowledge and Capacity Development Capacity Development Demonstration Projectswater,energy, food Nexus Innovative Green Solutions Project Preparation and Financing No/low Regrets Investments at all levels Local Development and Sector Plans Investments in regional and National Development
  • 11. 2. Programme overview Progress: Two workshops and programe document in process: 1. Santa Eulalia workshop: 17 and 18 july. Agree on the focus of the programme, define priorities, actions, partners, allies and co-funding potential. 2. Workshop with Group of Coordinators: 7 august.
  • 12. 2. Programme overview Achievements: Strong buy-in from key authorities Central government  Minister of Agriculture : Active participation and fruitful discussions about the relevance of signing the transectoral agreement, and how the W&C Programmbe a tool for putting in practice a much more active interaction e will amongst actors and sectors.  Minister of the Environment: actively participating in the programme and willing to engage with GWP in other initiatives (i.e. COP 20)  Ministry of Energy and Mining Local government  Santa Eulalia Commonwealth of Municipalities
  • 13. 3. Some expected results 1. Improved transectoral interaction. 2. The IWRM Plan for the Santa Eulalia sub-basin 3. The creation and strengthening of the Santa Eulalia sub-basin committee 4. Eight (08) demonstration projects showing good adaptation practices: 1. Forestation with native species 2. Rehabilitation of pre-inca terraces 3. Strengthening of water management and sanitation 4. Cattle, pastures and contamination control 5. Soil management and conservation 6. Sustainable tourism to fund IWRM 7. Sustainable agriculture 8. Springs management and conservation
  • 14. Gracias!