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Water Funds Toolbox

Organization The Nature Conservancy
Author The Nature Conservancy
Year 2018
Topics Basin and Water Resources, Drinking Water Systems, Water Governance, Regulation and Utility Management
Level of action River basins/ River basin level


Water Funds are organizations that design and enhance financial and governance mechanisms which unite public, private and civil society stakeholders around a common goal to contribute to water security through nature-based solutions and sustainable watershed management.

The Nature Conservancy has designed this Water Fund Toolbox to enable organizations around the world to establish water funds.  The toolbox contains

  1. Introduction on the subject
  2. Water Fund development process – Project cycle overview
  3. Case studies from around the world
  4. Methods used as part of the water fund
  5. Key resources
  6. Library
  7. Water fund training