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
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
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, 2018Divulgacion
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, 2018Divulgacion