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
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, 2018Divulgacion
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, 2018Divulgacion
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, 2018Divulgacion
ICC graduated today a new promotion of community leaders with expertise in climate change, through the Community Adaptation to Climate Change training, which was supported by the Association of Independent Banana Producers APIB, and their associated business BANASA, and hosted in San Marcos, La Blanca. The training provided certifying diplomas to ...
October 2, 2018Divulgacion
Pursuing to contribute to the protection and care of the environment, last Saturday September 22nd, 500 trees were planted in the Las Margaritas Farm, in San Francisco Zapotitlan, Suchitepequez. This activity was held to close the reforestation season in the Sis-Ican basin, which started earlier this year and planted 180,000 ...
October 2, 2018Divulgacion
The 3rd National Climate Change Congress is now ongoing in Chiquimula. The ICC is currently participating in several spotlight sessions, concurrent sessions and a stand. The event, which started yesterday and will end by the afternoon of tomorrow, has more than 900 attendees that are interested in several topics related to ...
September 27, 2018Divulgacion