The Community Adaptation to Climate Change training started today in Pachalum Quiche.

30 community leaders participated in the opening session. They will learn about integrated watershed management, climate change, and disaster risk management. Topics will be distributed in three sessions and will be complemented with fieldtrips.

The training sessions will be held in the following months and will be supported by the Low Emissions Development Strategy LEDS project and the Private Institute for Climate Change Research ICC.

Jose Furlan and Jorge Cabrera, both from LEDS, Alberto Ramos from the Municipality and professionals from the ICC joined the event.


Pachalum is a town in the Quiche department, and it is located 66 kms away from Guatemala City and 90 kms from Quiche City. Its average elevation is 1170 meters above the sea level. It is located in the Caribbean Slopes and belongs to the Motagua watershed.

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