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Pro-social behavior and collective action for water management in Peru. A participatory strategy based on games and economic experiments in the Cañete river basin

About the project

It aimed to support and promote collective action around integral management of water resources in Peru, through design, organization, implementation and systematization of results stemming from construction workshops according to the Cañete river basin management. This involves conservation, provision and remuneration connected to hydrological ecosystem services (SEH).


  • Sofía Castro (PI, PUCP)
  • Juan Felipe Ortiz-Riomalo (Co- investigator, University ofOsnabrück)
  • Yaddira Miranda (Co- investigator, University of Osnabrück)

Participating Institutions

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru
    • Institute for Nature, Earth and Energy
  • Ministry of Environment – Peru (MINAM)
    • MERESE-IFAD Project
  • Leaders +1 (L+1), Peru
  • University of Osnabrück, Germany
    • Environmental System Research Institute. Research group on Behavioral Economics Applied to the Environment (BEE)