The Private Institute for Climate Change Research – ICC, set up a new weather station in San Pedro Yepocapa (Chimaltenango). The acquisition of the equipment was coordinated with the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Centre (CATIE), with funds of CATIE-FCA-AF project and logistical support of Ricardo Celada (Granja Celada). The ...
April 30, 2019Divulgacion
Even though groundwater is a key resource for ecosystems, agriculture and rural communities in the Guatemalan Pacific basin, its status and dynamics are still unknown. This is the reason why the private Institute for Climate Change Research has recruited new temporary staff to conduct research in groundwater systems. Three groundwater ...
April 9, 2019Divulgacion
The ICC is looking forward to hiring a professional expert in any of the following fields: Agriculture, Environment, Forestry, or any other related field. If you have relevant postgraduate studies, working experience in the area of natural resources and climate change, among others required and described through the attached ad (in ...
March 28, 2019Divulgacion
According to the United Nations Organization, the World Water Day is an observance day, annually celebrated on March 22, to highlight the importance of freshwater and to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. "Each year, the World Water Day focuses on an important and particular Water related issue." This year's ...
March 28, 2019Divulgacion
ICC participates in a conference titled “Abundance or Shortage” in Commemoration of the International Day of Water The General Director of the Private Institute for Climate Change Research (ICC), Dr. Alex Guerra, recently participated in a conference titled “Abundance or Shortage”. Dr. Guerra described the focus of the conference to be “The ...
March 26, 2019Divulgacion
As part of the actions of the ICC to conserve native fish species from Southern Guatemala, more than three thousand native juvenile breams were released on Friday in the Mudo River, La Gomera, Escuintla. This activity was carried out with the help of students from the communities El Brito and El Terrero, ...
October 26, 2018Divulgacion
Alex Guerra, PhD, has been directing the actions and strategies of the ICC for the last 8 years. On October 4th, 2010 Guerra was appointed as the Director-General of the ICC. As of that date, he started to recruit the professionals that would work for the institute in its five programs. ...
October 15, 2018Divulgacion
The Chamber of Agriculture of Guatemala CAMAGRO, in coordination with the Low Emissions Development project LEDS, and the ICC, facilitated the training: Carbon Footprint in the agriculture sector, which was developed in September and October. This training was facilitated to two groups, one in Guatemala City and one in the South, ...
October 12, 2018Divulgacion
In the last five days, the ICC’s Weather Station Network has registered the rainfall in Southern Guatemala. We share some of the data registered through some of the 28 stations. The total registry can be downloaded from www.redmet.icc.org.gt Alamo, Tecun Uman, San Marcos: 93.4 mm Amazonas, lower basins of Escuintla: 235.8 mm Cengicana, ...
October 10, 2018Divulgacion
Last Friday, 40 community leaders from San Jose Mogollon –including young leaders- concluded the Community Adaptation to Climate Change training, which graduated 40 people who now are knowledgeable about the topic. The training was develop in this community of Nueva Concepcion, Escuintla, and was supported by Madre Tierra and La Union ...
October 8, 2018Divulgacion