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FAO supporting Bolivia’s bid to access climate funding via UN fund

President Evo Morales and Director General José Graziano da Silva agree to joint proposal to Green Climate Fund


16/02/2017

16 February 2017, Rome - FAO is assisting Bolivia in its effort to access financial support for improved water management programs in those areas of the Andean nation that have been hardest hit by prolonged drought.

At a meeting here today, FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva and Bolivian President Evo Morales agreed to jointly submit a technical proposal to the UN’s Green Climate Fund requesting $250 million in support for efforts to reduce the impacts of climate change on food security and rural livelihoods in Bolivia.