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El Fondo de Páramos Tungurahua y Lucha Contra la Pobreza

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ONGAWA Engineering for Human Development

ONGAWA Engineering for Human Development is an NGO (Non-governmental organization) which focuses on putting technology at the service of human development in order to build a fairer and more charit

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Peru high mountains: mountain peaks covered in snow and clouds

The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Latin America?

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

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National Park Administration of Argentina

The National Parks Administration is the body in charge of designing, conducting and controlling the execution of the necessary policies to conserve and manage the National Parks, Natural Monuments

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Ministerio de Ambiente de Jujuy

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Entidad Ejecutora de Medio Ambiente y Agua

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Corporación de Estudios y Desarrollo Norte Grande

La Corporación de Estudios y Desarrollo Norte Grande es una Organización de Derecho Privado Sin Ánimo de Lucro fundado en 1992 en la Ciudad de Arica, Norte de Chile.

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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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Vista al presente: Estado actual del glaciar del Pico Humboldt. © José Manuel Romero. p.22 de la publicación.

Los Andes Después del Hielo | The Andes after ice

Esta publicacion trata del proyecto ‘El Último Glaciar de Venezuela’, una iniciativa que estudia el retroceso glaciar y la dinámica de formación de un nuevo ecosistema en la Sierra Nevada de Mérida, Venezuela. | This publication discusses glacial retreat and the dynamics of formation of a new ecosystem in the Sierra Nevada de Mérida, Venezuela. Contains a video documentary.

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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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Coffee grower in Bolivia

The IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land: 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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SDC foresight risk map

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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Fundacion Avina

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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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Women mapping climate action. Credit: Red Cross

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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women's economic empowerment

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 nvestigaciones Socio-Económicas

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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