All articles for the topic: Andean mountain range

Wetland management and conservation in the Pozuelos Biosphere Reserve, Argentina

This program works with the communities and other local actors in the recovery of degraded wetlands in the Pozuelos Lagoon, northern Argentina, through the construction of small dams that a

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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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The Bioculture and Climate Change Project in Cochabamba, Bolivia

The Bioculture and Climate Change Project focuses on an approach of adaptation based on communities and their ancestral knowledge on climate, which goes beyond the traditional approach of ecosystems-based adaptation (EbA). It is developed in the upper valley of Cochabamba, Bolivia, for the protection of watersheds, through the co-creation and revaluation of ancestral knowledge.

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Protecting Biodiversity and Multiple Ecosystem Services in Mountain Biological Corridors of the Mediterranean Ecosystem in the Santiago and Valparaíso regions, Chile (GEF-Montaña)

This project seeks to contribute to the development of public-private initiatives that allow the conservation of biodiversity and protect or enhance the benefits provided by mountain ecosystems.

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Mechanisms for ecosystem services retribution in the Cañete river basin, Peru (MERESE)

This project implemented by the Minister of Environment of Peru (MINAM) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) sought to conserve and protect 9,482 hectares of native forests, grasslands and wetlands in the Cañete river basin, Peru.

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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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National Sanctuary of Ampay

Virtual reality for education: an immersive trip into the Andean Tropical Mountain Forests

The Andean Forests virtual reality platform provides a tour of 14 forest landscapes in four South American countries. It aims to be used in an educational context.

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Andean Forests Programme

In global efforts to tackle climate change, the issues of climate change adaptation and mitigation are still being discussed separately and with little linkage to the context of the Andean countrie

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Lake Titicaca Bolivia: Climate Context

This region is in the dry inter-Andean valleys of Bolivia (Ribera et al., 2006) and covers the municipalities of Batallas, Ancoraimes and Carabuco. These municipalities are located in the northern...

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