PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Nature as an integrating solution: benefits of natural infrastructure for water security and adaptation

Wednesday - 17:00 - 18:00

THEME

Ecosystems

ROOM

Room 2

DESCRIPTION

[SE-34] 

Fundação Grupo Boticário de Proteção à Natureza, Brasil

Nature can provide solutions to today's greatest challenges. Nature-based solutions (Sbn) address important issues such as climate change and allow the design of viable solutions for biodiversity conservation, economic development, and adaptation to these changes. The objective of this Side event will be to discuss opportunities for investments in natural infrastructure, presenting case studies, perspectives of basins committees, governance networks, companies and civil society. The objective is to sensitize and empower decision-makers from the public and private sectors, water resource professionals, river basin committees / agencies and financial institutions, on the advantages of incorporating nature as a strategic element in decision-making, and as a generates multiple benefits for the economy and society as a whole.

Thiago Piazzetta Valente
thiagop@fundacaogrupoboticario.org.br