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Guidelines for Integrating Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) into National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

These guidelines aim to help adaptation practitioners at national and local levels to factor ecosystem functions and services into a country's National Adaptation Plan processes and instruments.

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Communal assembly in Kiuñalla, Apurímac (Perú)

Local organization and territorial governance in Andean forest management

Good governance was a key element in generating a social and political context favourable to the sustainable management of Andean forest landscapes. This article explains how the Andean Forests Program supported this. 

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Communicating key information on Andean forests

The experiences and results of the Andean Forest Program for the dissemination of key information about Andean forests are described in this article.

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Adaptation to Climate Impacts in Water Regulation and Supply for the Area of Chingaza - Sumapaz - Guerrero, Colombia

This project had the general objective “to strengthen the hydrological buffering and regulation capacity of the upper areas of the watersheds located in the Chingaza-Sumapaz-Guerrero Conser

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Water ecosystem service in Apurímac, Perú. Credit: Andean Forest Program

Financing for Andean Forests

The article describes the experience of Andean Forest Program with several finance mechanisms and identifies remaining challenges for the future.

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People gathered around samples from the river in the Palmiet River Rehabilitation project in Durban, South Africa. Image credit: Durban Research Action Partnership​.

Climate justice for people and nature through urban EbA

Examples of urban EbA interventions, predominantly in the Global South, are explored in this paper and linked with seven proposed EbA social principles related to climate justice.

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Mountain forests management and well-being in the Andes

The article analyzes how the actions promoted by the Andean Forests Program contributed to the well-being and resilience of the population in its intervention sites.

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Current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes

A new regional study on the current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes shows the achievements in seven Andean countries, and raises future prospects. 

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Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible (Colombia)

El Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible es el rector de la gestión del ambiente y de los recursos naturales renovables, encargado de orientar y regular el ordenamiento ambiental del terri

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Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Alexander von Humboldt

El Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt es una corporación civil sin ánimo de lucro vinculada al Ministe

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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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Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries

This MOOC course, developed by UCT, gives participants the opportunity and skills to consider how societies can be lifted out of poverty while also mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. 

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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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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Colombia Case Study

This case study explores Colombia's efforts to align its national-level policy processes under global agendas, highlighting the context-specific nature of the alignment process.

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Colombia’s Progress in Developing a National Monitoring and Evaluation System for Climate Change Adaptation

This sNAPshot describes the development of the National Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system for adaptation in Colombia and shares lessons learned and the next steps in the process.

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Fondo Acción is a nonprofit organization that works in Colombian rural areas

Fondo Acción

We are a Colombian private non-profit organization; created in the year 2000 within the framework of the Bilateral Agreement of the Initiative for the Americas.

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Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios Ambientales

The Latin American Center for Environmental Studies (CELEAM) was born in 2013 as a program of the Mexican Organization for the Conservation of the Environment OMCA, a non-profit civil association. 

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Building climate resilience in cities

This CDKN Essential summarises learning from CDKN work in cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean in mainstreaming climate compatible development in cities.

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Plan 4C: A Competitive and Climate Compatible Cartagena

Plan 4C: A Competitive and Climate Compatible Cartagena positions Cartagena as the first coastal city in Colombia to have a long term vision achieve climate compatible development by 2040.

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Building climate adaptation capacity in water resources planning

This report synthesizes lessons from a three-year project that used participatory planning processes to build capacity and develop tools to support climate change adaptation in Colombian watersheds.

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Proyecto de Conservación de Aguas y Tierras - ProCAT Colombia

ProCAT Colombia work to develop biological research and to promote social and cultural sustainable development goals using an interdisciplinary approach, including the human and natural dimensions

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 A coffee farmer near La Celia, in Colombia’s Eje Cafetero, rakes coffee beans laid out to dry. © Aaron Atteridge

The Indirect Effects of Adaptation

This paper examines the possibility that measures taken to bolster livelihoods and adapt to climate change in one place could increase vulnerability elsewhere. 

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Universidad de Quindio

The University of Quindío (Spanish: Universidad del Quindío), is a public institution and department i

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CAM, (Corporacion Autonoma Regional del Alto Magdalena)

Corporación Autónoma Regional del Alto Magdalena (CAM) is the public environmental authority at the department level in the Huila Department.

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