24/10/16 Filed in: Announcement
The Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research is offering a unique free online course
on the Impacts of Climate Change and its Impacts in Latin America taught by 21 Latin American scientists to empower resource managers, decision makers, stakeholders, scientists to cope with climate and global changes. The course aims to provide users with a good understanding of current climate change science as well as analytical abilities in the following areas: impact of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystem services, impact of environmental global changes, international mechanisms to cope with impacts on biodiversity and the economics of climate change
The course will be launched at COP-22. The course promotes Sustainable Development Goals #4, #13 and #17. Read More...
05/08/15 Filed in: Survey
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture is currently undertaking a study to better understand the ways in which institutions are integrating gender-sensitive approaches to climate change adaptation in the agricultural sector in Latin America
. The survey, implemented together with IFPRI and CCAFS, is part of the European Commission funded project IICA-EUROCLIMA, "Sustainable agriculture, Food Security, and Climate Change in Latin America", which seeks to strengthen capacity to integrate climate change adaptation and mitigation into regional and national public policy. Read More...