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South America

South America

  • Climate Change in The La Plata Basin

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    The objective of this book is to raise awareness in the hydrologic community of the important changes that have occurred in the climate and hydrology of the La Plata basin during recent decades. In a context of global climate change and of great regional changes, the assumption that series of climatological and hydrological observations are stationary must be regarded with suspicion. This book therefore presents an overview of the few available techniques for assessing future climate and hydrology.

  • Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy

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    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
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    Switzerland
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    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    The Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE) is a Swiss Foundation and Specialised Partner of United Nations Environment. BASE develops innovative ideas and tailored market-driven solutions to drive investment in sustainable energy and to meet the challenge of climate change.

    BASE has implemented projects incorporating locally appropriate climate technologies in North and South America, Africa, Asia and Europe.

  • Smart Energy Networks (Smart Grids) in South America

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    The study aims at unveiling the potential of smart grid technology deployment in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) regions. Challenges and opportunities for the evolution of the local systems towards smart grids are pointed out, motivating policymakers to address the subject and understand its potential.

  • Pure Energy Center

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    Organisation
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    United Kingdom
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    Network Member
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    Specialising in solar, wind, and energy storage technologies, the PEC has worked in Africa, South America and Asia. PEC has over 100 wind turbine installations, over 500kW of solar photovoltaic installed (ongrid/offgrid), and over 1MW of hydrogen storage technologies designed, manufactured andinstalled globally. PEC has provided over 100 consultancies and their staffs are rapporteurs and energy experts for the EU commission.

  • Lesser Grain Borer

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    Lesser Grain Borer
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    The Lesser grain borer (LGB) was originally described from South America but now has spread around the world especially to warm and tropical areas like Australia and India where it causes considerable damage to stored grain.

  • Centro Mario Molina, Chile

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

    Centro Mario Molina, Chile (CMMCh)'s mission is to build the capabilities to face air pollution problems and climate change in South America. CMMCh has the vision to be a Center for Development and Research for promoting cutting-edge research in association with prestigious entities.

  • DE Design and Environment Inc.

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    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. 

  • 2015 Nutrition subregion profile: South America

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    The subregion 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.