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Water Security in Cities? The Role of the Natural Infrastructure

In a new scientific study, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) identifies 25 of Latin America’s most at-risk cities where investing in source watersheds upstream can cost-effectively increase water security for 100 million people. The report builds on previous TNC research about natural infrastructure, watershed conservation and their relationship with sustainable water management in cities.

Thursday, October 1, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Inter-American Development Bank

Conference Room CR-200, Washington DC

Speakers:
Hugo Contreras, The Nature Conservancy
Todd Garner, World Resources Institute
Sergio Campos, Water and Sanitation Division, Inter-American Development Bank

Panelists:
Amal-Lee Amin, Climate Change and Sustainability Division, Inter-American Development Bank
Tomás Serebrisky, Infrastructure and Environment Sector, Inter-American Development Bank

Cristian Espinosa, Metropolitan Director for International Relations, Quito, Ecuador
Vidal Garza, FEMSA Foundation

Moderators:
Ellis J. Juan, Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative, Inter-American Development Bank
Horacio Terraza, Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative, Inter-American Development Bank

This event is open to the public. Please register here:

Be part of this year’s Cities Week at the IDB. Find out more: http://www.iadb.org/en/19284.html

 

    

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