CONDESAN - Consorcia para el Desarollo Sostenible de la Ecorregión Andina

At CONDESAN we are committed to sustainable management of natural resources contributing in that way to overcome poverty in the Andes region. For this purpose, we generate and share information and knowledge on the environment and Andean rural societies. We foster processes for strengthening Andean human and institutional capital in order to have new sustainable development leaders in the Andes. We also foster collective dialogue processes that result in recommendations on public policy at the national and sub-national levels. Since it was founded in 1993, CONDESAN has consolidated its position as an important Andean platform for issues related to natural resource management and sustainable development, particularly in water and watershed management.

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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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Farmers in the Andes. Credit: Christian Vinces - Shutterstock.com

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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Local girls look at the view in Ausangate, Perú

Adaptation to Climate Change in the Andes

This regional study aims to identify the knowledge gaps and working priorities for climate change adaptation in the Andes.

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Focus group with Andean women in Apurímac (Perú)

Gender in the Andean Forests Landscape

This blog shares lessons learned from the identification, recognition, and assessment of local gender roles, functions, and contributions, during the activities of the Andean Forests Programme.

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Natural Sessions in the Andean Chocó

Is there action without emotion? The Experience of Natural Sessions in the Andean Chocó – Ecuador

This article explores the importance of incorporating emotion and sensitivity for the protection of the Andean Chocó Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador, based on the experience of "Natural Sessions" 

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