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Figure 2 from page 8 of the report: SDC Climate change foresight analysis Global and regional risks and hotspots Update 2021. (Click to enlarge)

SDC Climate change foresight analysis (2021)

This 2021 foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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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 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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Coffee grower in Bolivia

What’s in it for Latin America?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land prepared for decision makers in Latin America by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute(ODI), Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano and SouthSouthNorth. This is not an official IPCC publication.

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Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots (2020)

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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USFQ

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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map showing study sites located in the Chiquitano Model Forest (CMF)

Adaptation for future water security in forest landscapes

This paper aimed to identify conditions that can facilitate local adaptation planning for future water security, accounting for the socio-institutional context.

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EcoAdapt

The EcoAdapt Project

The EcoAdapt project assisted South American communities in developing their ecosystem-based adaptation strategies.

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Communicating climate change: A practitioner’s guide

This guide will help you explain to colleagues or the broader public how the climate is changing and what they can do about it. It includes insights from working in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Suriname's Community-Based Communications Initiatives

This case study highlights the results of the UN Development Programme’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP) initiative in Suriname. 

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Recent research on gender, social norms, and women's economic empowerment

Commissioned by IDRC through the GrOW program, this paper reviews and contextualises recent research on social norms and the interaction with women’s economic empowerment.

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The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report – What are the implications for development choices in Latin America?

Blog: Maria Jose Pacha says that the IPCC's 1.5C Report implies far more integrated public policy-making in Latin America that takes account of food, energy, water and climate securities at once.

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IBBA

Instituto Boliviano de Biología de Altura

The aim of the Bolivian Institute of Biology at Elevation (IBBA) is to produce quality research, of national interest and recognized by the international scientific community; participate in the tr

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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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Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas

El Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas de la Universidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo (IISEC-UCB) es un centro de excelencia en la investigación social y económica.

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Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco

Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco is a Peruvian public university located in the city of Cusco. It is the fourth oldest university in Peru and the fifth oldest in Latin America.

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National University Micaela Bastidas de Apurímac

The National University Micaela Bastidas de Apurímac (UNAMBA) was founded on September 26 of 2000 on the initiative of the State of the Republic of Peru. Its main campus is located in the city of A

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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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 Climate-smart village in Honduras in Santa Rita, Copán

Adaptation Governance and Green Climate Fund Readiness

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are utilizing the Green Climate Fund's Readiness Program in a variety of ways that demonstrate strong regional interest in good adaptation governance.

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Toward climate finance reporting systems in Latin America

This research brief calls for the development of robust reporting systems for climate finance in Latin America, through national capacity builidng and based on mutually-agreed priniciples.

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PACC Peru Climate Change Adaptation Programme

This article describes the key findings of PACC PERU, an initiative of the Peruvian Ministry of Environment (MINAM) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

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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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CAF - banco de desarrollo de América Latina

CAF is a development bank established in 1970 and currently consists of 18 countries in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe as well as 14 private banks from the Andean region.

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Climate Knowledge Brokering in Latin America and the Caribbean

This report explores the climate knowledge brokering landscape in Latin America and the Caribbean, and proposes ways to enhance the effectivenes of climate knowledge brokers in the region.

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