Costa Rica: Hydroelectric utility Energía Global finances upstream reforestation

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Energía Global (Global Energy S.A.); The National Forest Office; National Fund for Forest Financing (FONAFIFO);
  • Subject: Deforestation | Water quality | Sedimentation | Biodiversity | Payments for environmental services | Tropical zones | Afforestation | Forest ecosystems | Environmental services | Hydropower | Water | Conservation | Agricultural ecosystems | Water use | Biodiversity conservation | Fuel tax | Stream flow regularity | Forest cover | Field Scale Watershed

Metadata only record The goal of Energía Global is to increase both the stream flow and decrease sedimentation in the hydroelectric reservoirs. They are attempting to do this by reforestation projects as well as forest conservation. The sources of revenue for this pr... View more
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