In recent years, farmers have been affected by increased climatic variability, reflected in periods of excessive precipitation and flooding and more intensive and frequent drought. Uruguay has long been considered on the forefront of natural resource management and conservation, particularly soils.
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Challenges for a climate compatible development: how to strengthen agricultural, livestock and forestry public policiesType:PublicationPublication date:Objective:Sectors:Approach:
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.