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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Andean Group - 15 February 2019

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In brief: Bolivia

* Bolivia’s ministry of environment & water has announced that the water and sanitation cooperation fund (FCAS), a fund created by the Spanish agency for international development cooperation (AECID), will invest US$206m over ten years in Bolivia to provide drinking water and sanitation to more than 600,000 inhabitants of rural communities, small towns, and peri-urban areas. According to a press release from Bolivia’s environment & water ministry, the FCAS will contribute some US$124m, with the Bolivian state contributing US$42m and the Inter-American Development Bank US$40m.