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
Last week, ICC, in coordination with other partners, released 1,700 young fish of the native breams (mojarras) called Tusk fish (Tusa) (Herichthys guttulatus), Balcera fish (Amphilophus trimaculatus) and Prieta – – dark fish–(Cichlasoma macracanthum) as well as 400 fresh water snails into the Coyolate River, Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Escuintla, in order to ...
February 21, 2019Pablo Yax
The ICC was honored with the visit of Dave Ader, Forbes Walker, Chris Clark, Shawn Hawkins and Sara Beatriz Mulville, from the University of Tennessee, United States. They are experts in the fields of agriculture, environment and natural resources. During their visit, from Monday to Wednesday (Feb 11 to 13) they got to know ICC’s work through field visits ...
February 15, 2019Pablo Yax
Today (23rd January), Alex Guerra, General Director of ICC, gave a presentation called “Climate challenges and adaptation opportunities for the Agricultural Sector”. He was invited by the organisers of the Annual Meeting of ADCON distribution partners, with participants from various regions of the world. In his presentation, Dr. Guerra gave ...
January 23, 2019Pablo Yax
The annual meeting of the National Forest Restoration Roundtable took place on the 8th of November in Guatemala City. Its main aim was to inform its members on the actions and relevant topics on forest restoration. Restoration of the forest landscape is a relatively new term that combines economic, environmental and ...
November 29, 2018Pablo Yax
It aimed at managing knowledge on research and initiatives in disaster risk management as well as making it available to decision makers in southern Guatemala. ICC carried out the symposium in partnership with CARE Guatemala and the consortium in charge of the project called “Public-private partnerships for disaster risk management ...
November 26, 2018Pablo Yax