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
The ICC is providing technical assistance to the Government of Guatemala, through the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN), for the water supply of the temporary hospital located in Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Escuintla that is being built for the health emergency due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The ICC assistance ...
May 26, 2020Divulgacion
The hydrometric station was installed on March 30th near the mouth of the Achiguate River. These actions are part of the project called "Use of sensors and monitoring services to increase water control", financed by the Research Foundation in coordination with the ICC, Action Against Hunger Spain - Guatemala and ...
May 22, 2020Divulgacion
In the first week of March, ICC professionals presented the results of the evaluation of vulnerable points of the longitudinal dam in an 18 km section of the lower part of the Coyolate River. During the first two months of 2020 ICC carried out the following activities: Luis Reyes, Director of ...
May 4, 2020Divulgacion
The Disaster Risk Management and the Climate and Hydrology Research programs of ICC coordinated the project called “Use of sensors and monitoring services to increase water control ”, financed by the RESEARCH Foundation in coordination with Action Against Hunger Spain - Guatemala and companies in the area. The project contributed with ...
April 21, 2020Divulgacion
Alex Guerra ICC’s Director, participated on February 4th as a panellist at the event "Business and Biodiversity" in the Dominican Republic. The activity was organized by the German cooperation (GIZ-DABIO program) and government authorities. Other participants included speakers from Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Guatemala. For the past six ...
April 1, 2020Divulgacion
ICC started a series of training workshops on rainwater and fog harvesting. The workshops are being conducted by the Disaster Risk Management program of ICC in coordination with World Vision and the Municipality of Siquinalá; and funding by We Are Water Foundation from Spain as part of the project “Rehabilitation ...
March 26, 2020Divulgacion
ICC started the process of estimating the Carbon Footprint and the Water Footprint of the sugar production of the CASSA Group (Sugar Company of El Salvador). This effort is a pioneering step for the sugar industry of El Salvador in favour of environmental sustainability and an effective approach to resolve ...
March 24, 2020Divulgacion
ICC manages a network of 30 meteorological stations in southern Guatemala, and now there are three new stations recently installed in El Salvador. The installation of the three meteorological stations in El Salvador is a cooperative effort between the Sugar Company of El Salvador (Grupo CASSA) and ICC. The stations are ...
March 2, 2020Divulgacion