“(…) El Salvador presenta una serie de contribuciones destinadas en primer lugar, a establecer un marco de legislación y arreglos institucionales que orientan el desarrollo económico y social hacia las bajas emisiones y la adaptación al cambio climático.
This report provides an overview on the power sector of El Salvador and identifies potential issues relating to the impact of wind and PV power plants on system security. Based on this initial analysis, a scope of studies for analysing the impact of planned wind and PV plants on system security in El Salvador will be given.
This manual intends to provide an overview of energy efficiency measures and evaluate their energy systems within of their production processes. It provides evaluations of some examples of energy efficiency opportunities and estimates the economic benefits to be achieved. It presents the key thermal and electrical systems in industrial production, where the general concepts described and identifies energy efficiency opportunities that can be applied in the Small and Medium Enterprises.
This guideline provides technical and financial support for the elaboration, execution and monitoring of energy efficiency projects, from the development of the pre-feasibility and the economic feasibility analysis, financial management, to the monitoring of the actions. It also contains information regarding the institutional and legal frameworks for energy efficiency in El Salvador.
The purpose of the indicator system is to assess the vulnerability and risk, using national-level indicators to facilitate access to relevant information to enable them to identify and propose effective measures for risk management, considering macroeconomics, social, institutional and technical aspects. The system includes Desasters Deficit Index, Local Disaster Index, Index of prevalent Vulnerability and Index of Risk Management. In the annexes the natural threats for the country, as well as the progress on the Hyogo Action Framework are presented.
The objective of this consultancy is to explore climate change impacts on food supply and security as well as on hazards that threaten subsistence farmers in El Salvador. The GWU Capstone Team (team) was tasked with conducting a field study on the perception of a group of subsistence farmers on climate change and hazards, and perceived impacts on living conditions–-with particular attention to vulnerable groups such as women.
The document is a climate assessment conducted for the Intersectoral Program on Food and Nutrition Security (ISAN), and is divided into two parts: (1) analysis of potential risks to achieving the objectives outlined in ISAN, considering climate change impacts, and (2) identification of potential adjustments or adaptation measures that could be implemented to reduce the risks from climate change.
The objective of the ‘Water Management Adaptation’ Project is to build capacity for good governance and adaptation to climate change through applied research, awareness, public participation and demonstrative experiences, for effective water management based on an ecosystems integrated management approach.
This report shows that the process of preparation for REDD in Mesoamerica is characterized for being relatively widespread, although there are enormous challenges regarding information, participation and consultation. In spite of the formal arguments, the preparation processes face serious challenges in terms of a more genuine and commitment with the consultation processes with various stakeholders related to forestry, especially in the case of indigenous peoples and forest communities.