Costa Rica: Hydroelectric utility Energía Global finances upstream reforestation
Energía Global (Global Energy S.A.)
The National Forest Office
National Fund for Forest Financing (FONAFIFO)
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The goal of Energía Global is to increase both the stream flow and decrease sedimentation in the hydroelectric reservoirs. They are attempting to do this by reforestation projects as well as forest conservation. The sources of revenue for this project are from the private hydroelectric company and the government through taxes on fossil fuels.