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






Result areas

Project timeline


20 Aug 2016 - 409 days

Funding proposal received

20 Aug 2016

Cleared by SMT

08 Aug 2017


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


26 Jun 2019

One region

  • Latin America and the Caribbean

One country

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

GCF financing

LoanUSD 56,959,272
GrantUSD 1,568,875
Total GCF Financing
USD 58,528,147


Co-FinancingLoanUSD 164,950,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 91,870,000
Total Co-Financing
USD 256,820,000

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Accredited Entity

Corporación Andina de Fomento
Mr. Edgar Salinas
Executive Principal, Vice-presidency Sustainable Development
Edificio Via Esplanada, sala 201, SAF/Asa Sul, Quadra 02. Bloco D, CEP 700700-600, Brasilia, Brazil
Phone +55 (61) 2191-8624
Mr. Oscar Guevara
Executive Principal, Vice-presidency Sustainable Development
Boulevard Pacifica P.H. Oceania Business Plaza, Torre 2000 Piso 24, Postal Code:0832, Panama City, Panama
Phone +507 297 5378
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National Designated Authority

Under-Secretariat of International Financial Relations for Development, Secretariat of Strategic Affairs of the Presidency of the Nation
Mr. Leandro Gorgal
Under Secretary of International Financial Relations for Development
Balcarce 50, City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mr. Federico Azpiroz
Phone +5411 4344-3962