As a way to support forest conservation and protection in the Pacific Slope of Guatemala, the Private Institute for Climate Change Research, ICC, is supporting the community organizations of Acatenango, Chimaltenango, the Indigenous Community CIP of El Chilar Estate, Palin, Escuintla, and the highlands of the Nahualate river watershed as ...
February 9, 2016admin
Specialist of the Private Institute for Climate Change Research, ICC, participated in different events to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the earthquake that hit Guatemala in 1976. Events were held in Guatemala City last Thursday. German Alfaro, coordinator of the Disaster Risk Management program, participated in the "40 years after the ...
February 9, 2016admin
The Private Institute for Climate Change Research, ICC, alongside the agronomists of the School of Agriculture of the San Carlos University FAUSAC, and Interns from the University Center of the East CUNORI and FAUSAC, performed studies to establish the baseline of the diversity of flora, fish and birds at the ...
February 8, 2016admin
The Chiquirines weather station, located at the Chiquirines village, in La Blanca, San Marcos, started operations this January 28th. This is the 23rd station of the ICC Weather Station Network, and it is thanks to the interinstitutional cooperation between the Bananera Nacional Company, the Association of Independent Banana Producers -APIB- and ...
February 5, 2016admin
The community leaders from the San Jose Mogollon village in Nueva Concepcion, Escuintla and Palo Blanco community in Tiquisate, Escuintla, trained people from their communities, about adaptation to climate change. The formative sessions were held last Wednesday and they are part of the Community Adaptation to Climate Change training, which is ...
January 29, 2016admin
At least 400 people are being trained in change and adaptation to climate change this January by the community leaders of Tiquisate, Champerico, El Asintal and Retalhuleu City, who are finishing the "Community adaptation to Climate Change training", a project sponsored by the Scholarship fund of the Guatemalan Sugar Association ...
January 22, 2016admin
The Private Institute for Climate Change Research, ICC, has joint efforts with Pantaleon sugar mill to reduce water erosion and preserve the soils of the productive units located in Southern Guatemala. This alliance has allowed performing studies and analysis in soil preservation since 2012. Studies have validated the effectiveness of the hillside ...
January 19, 2016admin
The Director of International Affairs for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean of the Government of Germany, Dr Rudiger Lotz and the Ambassador of Germany to Guatemala, Matthias Sonn, visited today the Pantaleon sugar mill in Siquinala, and a point of interest in the riverside of the Coyolate River in ...
January 15, 2016admin