ICC started a series of training workshops on rainwater and fog harvesting. The workshops are being conducted by the Disaster Risk Management program of ICC in coordination with World Vision and the Municipality of Siquinalá; and funding by We Are Water Foundation from Spain as part of the project “Rehabilitation ...
March 26, 2020Divulgacion
ICC started the process of estimating the Carbon Footprint and the Water Footprint of the sugar production of the CASSA Group (Sugar Company of El Salvador). This effort is a pioneering step for the sugar industry of El Salvador in favour of environmental sustainability and an effective approach to resolve ...
March 24, 2020Divulgacion
ICC manages a network of 30 meteorological stations in southern Guatemala, and now there are three new stations recently installed in El Salvador. The installation of the three meteorological stations in El Salvador is a cooperative effort between the Sugar Company of El Salvador (Grupo CASSA) and ICC. The stations are ...
March 2, 2020Divulgacion
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