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Central America

  • Workshop in Panama: Climate solutions through technology and financing in Central America

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    News
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    The aim of the workshop is to support countries in achieving the objectives established in their NDCs through the identification of priority areas of intervention, the most appropriate technologies for mitigation and adaptation, and the concrete programmes and project initiatives to be implemented.

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  • Face Book, Adaptation to Climate Change

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    Publication
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    Communities in the company of institutions both governmental and non-governmental organizations have begun to implement adaptation measures. These and other adaptation measures were documented by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources across National Program of Climate Change under the project "Capacity Building for Phase II of Adaptation to Climate Change in Central America, Mexico and Cuba". This Publication is thanks to the support of the Netherlands Climate Assistance Programme (NCAP).

  • Sud Austral Consulting SpA

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Chile
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Sud-Austral Consulting S.p.A.is a consulting company created through individual and collective experience of its members, after recurring mutual collaboration for several years it was consolidated in early 2012 in the creation of a consulting entity formally established. The experience of professionals and technicians of Sud-Austral Consulting S.p.A.has resulted in consulting services in projects developed by governments, public and private institutions, both in Chile, South and Central America.

  • Barreras Vivas para Produccion de Granos Basicos en Zonas de Laderas de America Central

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    Publication
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    Agriculture and water resources are two strategic sectors vulnerable to climate change and climate variability in Central America. The integration of soil and water conservation (SWC) techniques into small-scale hillside farming systems has been considered in recent strategies of adaptation. Several SWC techniques have been adopted by small-scale hillside farmers. The most frequently adopted techniques are those involving biomass management. Crop residue management, no-slash-and-burn and living hedgerows of several plant species are some examples.

  • Developing a Regional Renewable Energy Roadmap for Central America

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    Publication
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    Nearly 22 percent of the world’s electricity is now supplied by renewable energy, and Central America is part of this global transition. The region is a worldwide leader in hydropower and geothermal energy, and most Central American countries are developing wind power projects. Yet the region is far from harvesting its enormous renewable energy resources to their fullest potentials, according to a new report from the Worldwatch Institute, The Way Forward for Renewable Energy in Central America.

  • 2015 Nutrition region profile: Central America

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    Publication
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    The region profiles capture the status and progress of all countries within the region, and the 80+ indicators include a wealth of information on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, in addition to intervention coverage, food supply, economics, and demography. This tool is particularly useful for nutrition champions at the country-level, as it presents a wide range of evidence needed to assess country progress in improving nutrition and nutrition-related outcomes.

  • DE Design and Environment Inc.

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Canada
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    DE is a design and environmental consultancy and technology company based in Vancouver and Montreal.  The mission of DE is to solve problems using design and environmental science.  We have worked throughout the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.  Our team has deep scientific and technical skills in the area of environmental analysis, impact assessment, and data integration.  Over the past 5 years we have worked with groups such as the IADB, IICA, the GEF, and UN, on various climate change mandates. 

  • FINANCIAMIENTO DE PROYECTOS EN EFICIENCIA ENERGETICA EN CENTROAMERICA

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    Publication

    Presentation of specific financial mechanisms for investments in Energy Efficiency, developed by BUN-CA, within the framework of the Energy Efficiency Programme in order to detonate the markets of energy efficiency around the final use of the electricity in Central America.