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Monday, June 8, 2015

FONTAGRO (Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology) has launched a Contest on Successful Cases of Innovation for adaptation of family agriculture to climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean

Through this contest, FONTAGRO seeks to disseminate successful experiences of producers and other innovative stakeholders of the agro-food chains in climate change adaptation, by documenting these cases and identifying success factors.
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Thursday, August 7, 2014

NEWS: The road to low-emissions development – Peru’s PlanCC identifies more than 70 mitigation options

After two years of hard work, the first phase of PlanCC came to an end this month. The result is 77 options to mitigate climate change so that Peru adopts a low-emissions development path – and each has the potential to be implemented effectively.
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Friday, July 18, 2014

Third Annual Conference of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform "Fiscal Policies and the Green Economy Transition: Generating Knowledge - Creating Impact"

The conference will be held on the premises of the University of Venice from 29 through 30 January 2015.
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Monday, February 24, 2014

Latin Americans’ Perceptions of the Challenges of Urban Living

Rapid urbanization has shaped Latin American societies for the last half century. Across the Latin American and Caribbean region, about four out of every five citizens now live in an urban area. Nearly two out of every five citizens of the region live in an urban area with more than 1 million inhabitants.
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

World Bank, Canada Launch Caribbean Climate Innovation Center

The effort is aimed at supporting green energy ventures, advancing energy security and reducing the region’s reliance on fossil fuels—a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions—to generate energy.
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Friday, February 7, 2014

2 billion more people will need access to water and energy by 2050

Cooperation between water and energy and with Governments is vital to securing services required in the near future, concluded the UN-Water conference held this week in Zaragoza, Spain, in preparation for World Water Day.
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Friday, February 7, 2014

CanmetENERGY is sponsoring a series of complimentary seminars introducing the powerful capabilities of RETScreen Plus for comprehensive energy management.

The RETScreen Clean Energy Project Analysis Software is a unique decision support tool developed with the contribution of numerous experts from government, industry, and academia.
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Sunday, February 2, 2014

Peru Environment Minister and COP 20 President highlights Amazon security agenda

The Minister of Environment for Peru and UNFCCC COP 20 President, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, highlights the importance of security in the Amazon region from the perspective of water, energy, food, health and climate change, in a broadcast interview.
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Bolivia's first wind farm opened

The first wind farm in Bolivia has been officially opened by president Evo Morales.
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Friday, December 27, 2013

Bolivia will address climate change in the G77+China

The Permanent Representative of Bolivia to the United Nations (UN), Sacha Llorenti confirmed that the country will Chair the group G77+China in January, which brings together 133 developing countries.
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