Due to the economic impact of natural disasters on the Public and Private sectors, the Coordination Center for Natural Disaster Prevention in Central America and the Dominican Republic (Centro de Coordinación para la Prevención de los Desastres en América Central y República Dominicana CEPREDENAC) and the Central American Integration System ...
December 18, 2020Divulgacion
As part of the celebration of the World Soil Day (December 5th), ICC joined the Guatemalan Alliance for Soil Management (Alianza Guatemalteca por el Manejo de los Suelos), which seeks to unite efforts and create synergies for the conservation and sustainable management of soils in the country. In some areas of ...
December 4, 2020Divulgacion
ICC is part of the organizations that created the “Alianza por el Agua” (Alliance for Water) in Guatemala. This is an initiative that seeks to work and contribute to water security, promoting dialogue and joint participation of different stakeholders and sectors of the country, to strengthen a common agenda for ...
November 25, 2020Divulgacion
A virtual course on climate change was imparted to a group of teachers in Mazatenango, department of Suchitepéquez, Guatemala, by our Capacity Building and Communications Program, in order to comply with our goal of strengthening climate change capacities of key actors in the Guatemalan society. The course was held from the ...
November 17, 2020Divulgacion
In October, ICC presented to authorities of the Escuintla department, studies carried out in the south coast of Guatemala about communities at risk of flooding and lahars due to the accumulation of volcanic sediments. The meeting was attended by Mrs. Floridalma Morales, mayor of La Gomera municipality, Mr. Adolfo Posuelos, mayor ...
November 3, 2020Divulgacion
ICC together with authorities of the Retalhuleu department, private sector of the area, representatives from the Ministry of Environment (MARN), National Coordinator for Disaster Risk Reduction (CONRED), Ministry of Agriculture (MAGA), National Forestry Institute (INAB) and the Ministry of Health (MSPAS) participated in a field visit to the Ocosito river ...
November 2, 2020Divulgacion
Dr. Alex Guerra Noriega, Director of the ICC, was recognized as an Illustrious Guatemalan in the 2020 scientific category for his admirable dedication for water management, his effort to create awareness about the importance of caring for the environment in Guatemala, and for his contribution to education and promotion of ...
October 27, 2020Divulgacion
ICC in El Salvador together with the “Department of Space Organization (DOE)” of the Central American “Jose Simeón Cañas” University-UCA (Universidad Centroamericana José Simeon Cañas), developed the virtual seminar "Climate Change: regional experiences to improve the resilience and adaptation capacity from municipal actors ”. The seminar was held with the objective ...
October 22, 2020Divulgacion
To support the “Sembrando Huella” (planting footprint) program promoted by the National Forestry Institute (INAB), ICC participated in a reforestation activity carried out in “Finca Santa Teresita” located in San Andres Villaseca, Retalhuleu. The planted trees were produced and provided by ICC, and in the activity, staff from Tululá Sugar ...
October 6, 2020Divulgacion
On September 10, the Centre for Action of Corporate Social Responsibility in Guatemala (CentraRSE), Action against Hunger (ACH), the Centre for Natural Disasters Prevention in Central America (CEPREDENAC) and ICC, launched the virtual course called: “Key Aspects of Disaster Risk Management and Reduction, and Biosafety”. The course is financed by ...
September 10, 2020Divulgacion