FP054

Implementation Project of the Integral Management Plan of the Lujan River Basin

Implementation Project of the Integral Management Plan of the Lujan River Basin

  • Status Lapsed
  • Date approved 02 Oct 2017
  • ESS Category Category B

Protecting Argentina’s Lujan River Basin from climate-related flooding.

Argentina’s Buenos Aires Province has experienced intense rainfalls and flooding that have adversely impacted the Lujan River Basin. These are caused by a combination of factors including climate factors leading to increased rainfall frequency and intensity, the physical characteristics of the river basin, and other factors linked to land-use, urbanization and road and water infrastructure.

The Lujan River Comprehensive Plan will address these problems. Structural adaptation measures such as increasing the conveyance capacity of the river, the construction of retention basins and the substitution of inflatable dams for lock gates will be combined with non-structural measures such as an early warning system, improved land-use management and institution strengthening. GCF’s financing will support the climate adaptation-related measures, while CAF and the Buenos Aires Province provide co-financing for the other non-climate measures.

The project has an estimated lifespan of 5 years.

Total project value

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
1,581,408
Indirect
1,214,240
Theme

Adaptation

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

20 Aug 2016 - 409 days

Funding proposal received

20 Aug 2016

Cleared by SMT

08 Aug 2017

Approved

02 Oct 2017 - 633 days

Approved by GCF Board

02 Oct 2017

Cleared by iTAP

02 Oct 2017

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

13 Jul 2018

Lapsed

26 Jun 2019

One region

  • Latin America and the Caribbean

One country

USD  
  • Financing
    • Private sector
    • Public sector
  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large

GCF financing

InstrumentAmount
LoanUSD 56,959,272
GrantUSD 1,568,875

Cofinancing

CofinancerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingLoanUSD 164,950,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 91,870,000

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Accredited Entity

Corporación Andina de Fomento

Maria Moreno
Principal Executive, Sustainability, Social Inclusion and Climate Change
Phone +507 297 5317
mmoreno@caf.com
Edgar Salinas
Principal executive, sustainability, social inclusion and climate change
Avda Luis Roche Torre CAF, Caracas, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Phone +55 (61) 2191 8624
esalinas@caf.com

National Designated Authority

Argentina

Under-Secretariat of International Financial Relations for Development, Secretariat of Strategic Affairs of the Presidency of the Nation

Leandro Gorgal
National Director of Financing with International Credit Organizations
Hipolito Yrigoyen 250, piso 10-Oficina 1006, Argentina
Carlos Alejandro Pacho
Senior Project Analyst
Federico Azpiroz
Advisor
Phone +5411 4349 6200
federico.azpiroz@presidencia.gob.ar