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
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, 2018Robin De León
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, 2018Robin De León
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, 2018Robin De León
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, 2018Robin De León
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, 2018Robin De León
October 5th, 2018. By Paris Rivera. The Climate and Hydrology program of the ICC, reports that we are monitoring a low atmospheric pressure system with 20% chances of becoming a tropical cyclone as the NOAA reports. This system generates a great area of clouds and thunder storms located over the coats ...
October 5, 2018Robin De León
32 specialists from public organizations, municipalities, NGO, private sector and academy, from several regions of the country. The training course aims to train technical personnel from the municipality, and leaders from the community organizations of Guatemala, academic units, and NGO about Restoration of Forest Landscape, focusing on social, cultural, ...
October 4, 2018Robin De León