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El Salvador

El Salvador

  • El ABC del cambio climático en El Salvador

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    The ABC of climate change in El Salvador is a publication prepared under the initiative of the United Nations Program for Development (UNDP) in El Salvador in order to have a tool for dissemination and awareness about the serious problem of climate change. This document is presented in the context of the launch of the Human Development Report 2007-2008 "Fighting climate change: Human solidarity in a divided world".

    Includes a section on concepts around climate change, the GHG inventory for the country (1994), as well as actions on mitigation and adaptation for El Salvador.

  • Cambio climático y desarrollo: Advertencias y oportunidades para la producción de agrocombustibles

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    El Salvador y la región centroamericana en general, apuntan hacia una expansión en la producción de agrocombustibles, reforzando el interés de posicionarse en mercados emergentes vinculados con la reducción de emisiones de carbono, bajo una nueva generación de acciones de mitigación del cambio climático. La inserción en el mercado de agrocombustibles aparece como una oportunidad inmediata y atractiva para reactivar la producción agrícola, generar nuevos empleos y combatir la pobreza rural mientras que se mejora el ambiente.

  • Challenges for a climate compatible development: how to strengthen agricultural, livestock and forestry public policies

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    This policy brief emerges from a process of analysis of the status and quality of the public policies on climate change and development in ten Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Uruguay, Colombia, El Salvador and Paraguay. It suggests that policies generated should have quality in the design, be implemented effectively, and guarantee institutional strengthening, greater awareness through social communication, and political and social support, for achieving its goals.