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Bolivian Water Program Benefits Most of the Country

La Paz, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) More Investment for Water program will benefit 330 of the 337 Bolivian municipalities next year, according to Minister of Environment and Water, Mabel Monje.

Monje said that they have already secured 70 million of the 100 million USD announced by President Evo Morales, which are intended to implement the second version of this plan in 2012, for which there were 1,040 projects by municipalities.

The minister added that the program is primarily intended to reduce poverty, ensure food sovereignty and improve the living conditions of rural towns.

The president Evo Morales launched by Supreme Decree a rural assistance program for about 100 million USD aimed at promoting water harvesting projects in rural areas of the country for human consumption, crops irrigation and animals .

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