World Bank Finances Water Sector Adaptation in Mexico

10 June 2010: The World Bank approved a US$450 million loan to promote Mexico's water sector adaptation efforts.

The loan will facilitate the integrated management of water resources and the establishment of regulatory and financial frameworks, to establish the adaptation agenda for the water sector. They include clear objectives in terms of water resource infrastructure and management, which are aimed at reducing the sector's and society's vulnerability to the effects of climate change. [World Bank Press Release]