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Peru: Cultivating Tara to reforest degradeded riverbanks
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Peru: Cultivating Tara to reforest degradeded riverbanks

Located in Lima’s El Agustino district - One hundred local women organized themselves to rehabilitate the river Rimac banks and surrounding hills with Tara trees and other medicinal plants. An artificial wetland with a biofilter was also created to cleanse the water for irrigation. 

Country: Peru; Area of work: Community Based Adaptation, Land Degradation; Priority Group: Women Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming  Peru: Cultivating Tara to reforest degradeded riverbanks (833.57 kB)