Alejandra Melfo

I am a theoretical physicist-turned-ecologist out of love for the mountains, based in Mérida, Venezuela. I have been involved in research and public communication work around the Sierra Nevada glaciers, including the "Last Venezuelan Glacier" project. Currently collaborating with Adaptation at Altitude-Andes in communication efforts.

Farmers in the Andes. Credit: Christian Vinces -

Sustainable Management of Socio-Ecosystems in the Andes

This article describes the first course of the IPROMO Mountains Training Programme held in Spanish. The course was organised by CONDESAN with the support of two initiatives financed by the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC).

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Adaptation in Mountains

Mountains are highly vulnerable to climate change. They also provide numerous essential services. This theme explores how mountains and mountain communities can be made more resilient.
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