Project profile — Building Extractive Sector Governance


Alinea International Ltd (CA-CRA_ACR-3120560594)
2014-09-17 - 2024-02-22
Global Affairs Canada
NGM Americas

Country / region 

• Colombia (100.00%)


• Water And Sanitation: Water resources conservation (including data collection) (14015) (19.00%)
• Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security: Civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution (15220) (10.00%)
• Mineral Resources And Mining: Mineral/mining policy and administrative management (32210) (14.00%)
• General Environmental Protection: Environmental policy and administrative management (41010) (7.00%)
• Rural land policy and management:
Rural land policy and management (43041) (37.00%)
Non-agricultural alternative development (43050) (13.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (principal objective)
• Trade development (significant objective)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (significant objective)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (significant objective)


This project provides Canadian and International technical assistance to Colombian government agencies responsible for the management of the natural resources and extractive sectors. The project helps strengthen the capacities of the government entities at national and local levels to enable the Colombian extractive sector to contribute to more environmentally sustainable and equitable economic growth. Project activities include: (1) reviewing extractive sector policies and regulations related to environmental management and indigenous community consultation; (2) establishing training and tools to prevent conflict at the community level; (3) developing government information systems to improve decision-making and transparency on environmental impacts, revenues and land use planning; and (4) creating a learning program on Canadian best practices in community relations and environmental management for communities in the departments of Putumayo, Meta and Antioquia.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved capacity of regulating authorities to monitor and regulate environmental activities of mining and extractive sector companies; (2) more effective collaboration between government, private sector and civil society in addressing extractive sector conflicts; (3) more transparent an effective management and decision-making by the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Mines and Energy.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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