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Enhancing resilience of communities to the adverse effects of climate change on food security, in Pichincha Province and the Jubones River basin

This solution was implemented in Ecuador with the main goal of reducing the vulnerability and food insecurity of communities and ecosystems related to the adverse effects o

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Documentary video "In each leaf of the Forest"

Communicating key information on Andean forests

The article describes the experiences and results of the Andean Forest Programm for the dissemination of key information about Andean forests.

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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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Beekeeping in Apurímac, Peru

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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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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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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Toward Gender-Responsive Ecosystem-Based Adaptation

The purpose of this report is two-fold: to illustrate the importance of integrating gender considerations in EbA actions, and to provide concrete examples of how this can be done in practice.

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Universidad de las Américas

A partir de su creación en el año 1994, la Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) ha incorporado gradualmente a su oferta académica una serie de carreras de pregrado que han sido ajustadas a las necesi

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EkoRural

EkoRural helps people help themselves. We strengthen local leadership, community agency and the organizational capacity of women and men as well as children.

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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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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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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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Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Universidad San Francisco de Quito USFQ (informally Universidad San Francisco, or simply USFQ) is a private liberal-arts university located in Qui

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Leaving no one in mountains behind

This issue brief presents initial steps towards localization of the 2030 Agenda to mountain areas.

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RegionsAdapt 2018 Report: Multi-level Governance in Climate Change Adaptation

The RegionsAdapt 2018 Report gathers the physical and socio-economic climate risks that 42 regions around the world face and their best adaptation practices to address these challenges.

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CC&E Nexus Brief: The El Niño Phenomenon and Related Impacts 

This brief focuses on El Niño–Southern Oscillation phenomenon and the 2015/2016 El Niño event in particular, the environmental and societal impacts and effects of which will extend well into 2017.

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National Institute of Advanced Studies

El Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales (IAEN) is a public university based in Quito, Ecuador.

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Restoration of Páramo native vegetation near Papallacta, Ecuador.

Protecting high mountain wetlands in Ecuador

Between 2009 and 2013, CARE worked as a strategic partner for the government of Ecuador as part of a Latin American regional project – Adaptation in Communities Facing Rapid Glacier Retreat.

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Quito Vulnerability Study

TeleferiQo, Quito Ecuador @mountainsoftravelphotos

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This project will evaluate climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation issues in the...

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Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA)

The Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Programme (UN-FAO) aims to help developing countries transition to climate smart, low carbon emission agriculture.

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Climate-smart agriculture in Tanzania

The main goal of the MICCA Global Programme is to empower local smallholder farmers to contribute towards creating a low carbon emission agriculture pathway for the future. 

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Latin America Regional Strategy

This short overview of climate change issues in Latin America was written by Ben Smith and Tahia Devisscher as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the development of...

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Annexes to Latin America Regional Climate Screening

Annex 1: Intensification of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

One of the climatic events that may become more frequent and intense due to climate change is El Niño. Over the last 3...

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