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The Recyclers of Orellana, safeguarding the environment and building livelihoods

The MDG-F is to helping to promote recycling and create jobs in Ecuador’s Amazon basin.

Ecuadorian students learn about Water and Life

The MDG-F is raising awareness among students in rural farming communities about the importance of caring for the environment, especially water.

Bridging racial barriers with words

Black, indigenous and mestiza women writers from across Latin America gather at an MDG-F-supported symposium to give a voice to "invisible" people.

Endangered turtles find new allies in Ecuador’s Amazon basin

Once a prized local delicacy, Ecuador’s Charapas turtles are being protected through an MDG-F-financed programme to conserve the Yasuní Biosphere Reserve.

Winter Solstice and Water Culture

On December 21, 2010, the forum "Winter Solstice and Water Culture" was held in Ecuador. This event is part of the participatory construction of a sector agenda through the "Water Dialogues" a process led by the National Secretariat for Water.