The Training in Climate Change that is facilitated by the Private Institute for Climate Change Research ICC and the Departmental Directorate of Education of Santa Rosa finished today. It was based in Barberena and Cuilapa. Mr. Cabrera from the Dideduc and Mr. Yax handed out the diplomas that certify that the ...
September 22, 2017Robin De León
The Private Institute for Climate Change Research ICC is currently monitoring and evaluating the social, economic, and natural resources conservation impacts (soils) generated through the climate change adaptation measures implemented in Nahuala, Solola, mainly in the Tzamjuyup village and other communities. These measures were promoted in those communities through the training ...
September 20, 2017Robin De León
The strong rains that have recently affected the Pacific region of the country were caused by an eastern wave, which is normal of the season. However, another eastern wave is expected to intensify rains by Thursday. Current conditions allow rains to occur across the country due to the great amount ...
September 19, 2017Robin De León
Sergio Gil Villalba, who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environment Sciences of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, and currently studying an MSc in "Groundwater and global change, impacts and adaptation", coordinated by the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education of Netherlands, is currently visiting the ICC. Sergio has a broad ...
September 14, 2017Robin De León
As part of the activities to strengthen the capacities of the Departmental Coordinator for Disaster Reduction -CODRED- to respond against emergencies, the first meeting to socialize about the volcanic eruption drill was hosted today. This drill will be about an eruption in the Fuego Volcano and will be held in ...
The Private Institute for Climate Change Research ICC participated in the XIV Congress of Guatemalan Sugar Technicians, hosted in a hotel in Antigua Guatemala last August. The congress welcomed professionals from the Guatemalan Sugar Industry, to whom the ICC shared its experiences and recent studies. The workshops shared by the professionals ...
The ICC has recently participated in the IV Regional Advisory Forum of the "Central American Policies for Integral Management of the Disaster Risks", to share the experience of the ICC in the panel "Experiences of the private initiative in reducing disaster risk" that was organized by the Coordination Center for ...
UPDATED: The Climate and Hydrology Research program of the ICC, reports that 3 cyclonic systems have formed in the Atlantic Ocean, therefore, those are being monitored because of their indirect influence in Guatemala. The now category 1 hurricane Katia formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Irma, a category 5 hurricane is ...
September 6, 2017Robin De León
At least 38 community leaders from Nueva Concepcion visited the basin of the Coyolate River to broaden their knowledge in integrated watershed management. This fieldtrip was the closing point of the Integrated Watershed Management module of the Community Adaptation to Climate Change Training that is developed by the ICC in ...
September 5, 2017Robin De León