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Restoring Ancient Water Technologies in Peru

This is another prize winning project of „The Mountain Institute“,  it has been awarded the 2018 St. Andrews Prize for the Environment.

The project integrates 2,000 years of indigenous knowledge of water management in the Andes with contemporary science and technology to create hybrid solutions that improve water security, support livelihoods, strengthen communities and increase ecosystem-wide resilience in mountain communities

More information about the project by The Mountain Institute.

See also our Blog post „Ancestral Technologies and Climate Change in the Andes