To ensure sustainable and inclusive management of forest, water, and land resources in the South American Chaco and to foster the development of a new economy in the region.
On October 24, 2014, both houses of the Argentine Congress unanimously passed Law 26.996, creating the largest national park in northern Argentina and a symbol of biodiversity in the South American Chaco: El Impenetrable National Park, with a surface area of over 321,000 acres.
Inspired and supported by the Articulación del Semiárido Brasileño (ASA), Redes Chaco launched the Sed Cero (Zero Thirst) program to guarantee access to safe water in rural communities of the South American Chaco through the coordinated efforts of various stakeholders.
Work to bring visibility to the issues facing the Chaco and the creation of cross-border participatory governance models.
Strenthening of the disaster alert and prevention system and creation of a knowledge base for sustainable management of the tri-national watershed.
Investment in solutions to bring access to water to 100,000 families in the South American Chaco.
Monitoring of deforestation, forest fires, and floods in the South American Chaco to raise awareness of the effects of deforestation in the region, promote sustainable practices, involve businesses in protecting biodiversity, and create incentives for conservation.
Support for Chaco municipal governments in the design and implementation of climate change adaptation measures.
Strengthening of women’s groups in the South American Chaco to fight for their environmental, economic, and social rights.
Incorporation of social and technological innovations in isolated Chaco communities to build capacity among residents to take an active role in the development of their communities (part of the Samsung Nanum Village corporate citizenship program).
Support for Redes Chaco and strategic grassroots initiatives to accelerate sustainable development processes across borders.
Presentación de la Oportunidad de Impacto Gran Chaco Americanos de Fundación Avina (Presentation of Fundación Avina's South American Chaco Opportunity for Impact)
Deforestación en el Chaco paraguayo (Deforestation in the Paraguayan Chaco) - Guyra Paraguay [in Spanish]