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  • FAO: Agriculture Should be in New Climate Agreement / El nuevo acuerdo sobre el cambio climático debe incluir la agricultura

    Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

    From the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO):
    Climate change talks should include farmers

    Agriculture in developing countries could play crucial role in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions

    FAO has urged policy makers to include agriculture in negotiations for a new climate change treaty to replace the 1997 Kyoto protocol.
    “Agricultural land is able to store and sequester carbon. Farmers […]

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    UNEP/CARICOM: Drastic Climate Change Consequences for Insular Caribbean / PNUMA/CARICOM: drásticas consecuencias por cambio climático en el Caribe Insular

    Saturday, December 27th, 2008

    Although this report (English only) was finished in October, it was formally unveiled at the global climate change talks in Poland in November, but did not get much media play because of all the other actions, initiatives, reports and declarations made in Poznan at the same time.  But it deserves much more attention and hopefully […]

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    Climate Change Adaptation: Andean Glacier Retreat

    Saturday, June 7th, 2008

    From the World Bank:
    WB Announces Adaptation Program for Glacier Retreat In The Andes
    The World Bank announced today a new program to address the impact of tropical glacier retreat in Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador. The program, supported by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), will grant US$7.49 million to implement a set of adaptation actions to face […]

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    GEF Funds Binational Ecosystem Management Project / Donación del GEF para la gestión de un ecosistema binacional

    Friday, September 28th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB announces $3.5 million grant for binational ecosystem management on border between Costa Rica and Panama
    Resources from the Global Environmental Facility for project in the Sixaola river basin
    A $3.5 million grant from the Global Environmental Facility will help finance a project to improve environmental management in the Sixaola river basin […]

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