Last July the ICC led the organization of the First Inter-University Congress on Disaster Risk Management, many students and professionals from different places of Guatemala, Mexico, Central America and South America participated in the event. The congress was held from July 20 to July 23, with many online conferences and discussion ...
July 24, 2020Divulgacion
Reforestation activities began in Parramos, Chimaltenango in order to conserve water sources and forest areas that are a refuge for wildlife in that municipality. The reforestation of 10 initial hectares began on July 2nd, within the “Parramos” Municipal Regional Park, located in the municipality of Parramos, Chimaltenango, Guatemala. The Regional Park ...
July 3, 2020Divulgacion
ICC participated in the opening of an ecological park located in the municipality of Nueva Concepción, Escuintla, Guatemala. The opening included a reforestation activity with the participation of staff from the Municipality, representatives of sugar mills in the area, representatives of the National Forest Institute (INAB) and technicians from the ICC.
July 3, 2020Divulgacion
With the support of ICC and the Guatemalan Integral Development Centre (CEDIG), the environmental management office of the Municipality of Parramos, Chimaltenango, Guatemala, distributed 1,400 trees to 115 families in the area. Families from the San José Parrojas Village were benefited with the trees, with the objective of improving their livelihoods, ...
July 2, 2020Divulgacion
In a cooperative effort between the Sugar Company from El Salvador (Grupo CASSA) and ICC, six new meteorological stations were installed in El Salvador and were added to the Meteorological Station Network of ICC (REDMET). The first three stations were installed at the end of 2019: Central Izalco (located in Izalco, ...
June 16, 2020Divulgacion
As part of mitigation and adaptation to climate change, ICC together with various partners promotes and contributes to conservation and restoration of biological diversity. Examples of actions carried out by ICC are the following: Mangrove Ecosystems ICC together with the National Forest Institute (INAB), the National Council of Protected Areas (CONAP), private ...
June 5, 2020Divulgacion
ICC together with the farmer association “ASOBORDAS” from the Nueva Concepción Municipality in Escuintla, Guatemala, released some 3,000 juvenile fish of native species and 800 freshwater snails in the Coyolate River. These juvenile fish and snails are reproduced at the facilities of Ingenio Pantaleon (a sugar mill) with technical advice and ...
June 3, 2020Divulgacion
A community tree nursery was implemented in the Tahuexco village located in Mazatenango, Suchitepéquez. This action was carried out in collaboration with the National Forestry Institute (INAB) and ICC. The nursery has species such as Aripin (Caesalpinia velutina), Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus camaldulensis), Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) and Plumillo (Schizolobium parahyba), as well as ...
June 1, 2020Divulgacion
ICC, the National Forest Institute (INAB), the Ministry of Environment (MARN) and Forest Investments (AGRECA) established a regional alliance to produce trees in the Suchitepéquez Department. On May 22, to celebrate the “Tree Day” the alliance officially opened the “Altos de San Gabriel” Regional Tree Nursery. The nursery will produce ...
May 26, 2020Divulgacion