FING is the Engineering School of Universidad de la República, the main research and higher education institution in Uruguay. Being a public institution itself, FING has strong links with both private and public institutions, providing advice and applied research services in a wide field of subjects, including but not limited to: Environmental Hydraulics, Water Treatment, Water Management, Early Warning Systems, Natural Hazards Risk Analysis, Climate Change, Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency.
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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.