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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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  • DE Design and Environment Inc.

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    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
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    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. 

  • 2015 Nutrition region profile: Central America

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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.

  • Developing a Regional Renewable Energy Roadmap for Central America

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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.

  • Impact from the Adoption of Improved Forages in Smallholder Farms in Central America

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    his study aims to estimate the benefits received by 56 producers who adopted improved forages as part of a project4 carried out in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica in terms of increased productivity, stocking rate, and income due to the additional sale of milk and beef in retribution for family labor.

  • Face Book, Adaptation to Climate Change

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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).

  • The Way Forward for Renewable Energy in Central America

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    This report focuses on the status of renewable energy technologies in Central America and analyses the conditions for their advancement in the future. It identifies important knowledge and information gaps and evaluates key finance and policy barriers, making suggestions for how to overcome both. As such, this study is a "roadmap of a roadmap"--it scopes the improvements that need to happen with regard to the key components of a sustainable energy system and establishes the necessary methodology and groundwork for comprehensive national energy strategies.

  • The Economics of Climate Change in Central America: Summary 2010

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    The study establishes a macroeconomic scenario without climate change trend against which the cost of the phenomenon is measured. It uses "bottom up" impact analysis of key sectors and areas such as agriculture, water resources, extreme events and ecosystem services, making later an economic valuation as a function of GDP. Challenges and options for adaptation and low carbon development options are explored.