Province of Pichincha

Population: 29945
Area of jurisdiction: 9536 km2


  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets


Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Adaptation actions

Pichincha Province Risk Management Information System
This program seeks to strengthen compilation, consolidation, integration, updating and transmission information processes related to disaster risk management in Pichincha province via the implementation of a an information-based technological tool jointly managed by canton and provincial governments to support decision-making on related matters. In the shortterm, any national or international user will have free access to the system via internet. Participating Organizations The Ministry of the Environment, the National Meteorological and Hydrological Institute and the Universidad Católica del Ecuador Start year 2011
Sector Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
Pichincha Province Meteorological and Hydrological Stations Network Design and Implementation
Based on institutional authority and shared objectives the GAD PP and Ecuador’s National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology entered into a cooperative agreement based on a notion of “shared resources” for short-, medium- and long-term ends. The agreement includes the following principal points: the design of a basic meteorological/hydrological network; station operation and maintenance; information processing; climatic and hydrological series; and awareness activities. Start year 2012
Sector Water Resources
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
Pichincha Verde Program
Pichincha Verde is a program that focuses on fragile ecosystem recuperation and the proper stewardship of hydrographic micro-basins. Forestation and reforestation processes are carried out jointly among local and government agencies as well as civil society organizations who contribute labor to planting activities and commit to maintaining and managing newly planted areas. Forestation activities take place during the rainy season and they are previously reinforced with training and awareness sessions for stakeholders in affected areas. Start year 2011
Sector Terrestrial Ecosystems
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress