Central America

Women participating in an FAO Farmer Field School focusing on tree planting in Kitui District, Kenya

Join the International Day of Forests celebrations by planting your pledge for action!

More than 1.6 billion people around the world depend on forests for their livelihoods, not just for food but also for fuel, livestock grazing and for medicine. …  

21 Mar 2013 | News story

Ganesh Pangare

Water cooperation in Asia: Interview with Ganesh Pangare

In our countdown to World Water Day, we speak to Ganesh Pangare, Head of the IUCN Asia Water Programme. …  

19 Mar 2013 | News story

Logo International Year of Water Cooperation

Countdown to World Water Day!

Each year World Water Day (WWD) is celebrated on the 22nd of March, and has become one of the key dates on the UN calendar. The day marks a special focus on global water issues, with this year in particular global attention on water cooperation. …  

18 Mar 2013 | News story

IUCN Members' Assembly

IUCN Congress 2016: a green opportunity

After a successful World Conservation Congress held in Jeju, Republic of Korea in 2012, IUCN is looking ahead to the next Congress in 2016, and has launched the search for a host country. Please note that the schedule for the process of selecting the Host Country has been modified. …   | French | Spanish

15 Mar 2013 | News story

Manual Pago por Servicios Ambientales

Contribuyendo a las Metas de Aichi

A continuación se presentan algunas herramientas de apoyo para el Plan Estratégico de Biodiversidad 2011-2020 y las Metas Aichi  …  

06 Mar 2013 | News story
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M. Sc. Ramón Pérez Gil Salcido, Coordinador del Programa de Agua de la Fundación Gónzalo Río Arronte I.A.P.

National Forest Commission Assigns Over 3.9 Million Pesos to IUCN Cahoacán II Project in Mexico to Support Payment for Environmental Services Program

With the sponsorship of Fundación Gonzalo Río Arronte I. A. P. and the support of Sociedad de Historia Natural del Soconusco, IUCN is carrying out the project entitled, “Management of the Cahoacán River Basin, Chiapas, Mexico, through Conservation and Restoration of Microwatersheds to Prevent Damages Caused by Excess Water”. …   | Spanish

15 Feb 2013 | News story
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Secretaría Ejecutiva del Convenio por Costa Rica

Binational Commission of the Sixaola River Basin Approves New Regulations

The regulations were approved and signed by members of the Binational Commission of the Sixaola River Basin and will be raised to the Permanent Binational Commission for formal recognition. …   | Spanish

15 Feb 2013 | News story
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Invitación a la actividad

Primer Tianguis de productos locales y naturales de Cacahoatán, México

Como respuesta para enfrentar los efectos del cambio climático en sus medios de vida, los productores del municipio de Cacahoatán se organizan para comercializar sus hortalizas naturales y conservar la microcuenca Buena Vista. …  

24 Jan 2013 | News story
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Integrando Fronteras

“Integrating Borders”: Informational Video on the Binational Work of Costa Rica and Panama

The video “Integrating Borders” recounts the history, activities and future course of the Costa Rica-Panama Convention on Border Development …   | Spanish

23 Jan 2013 | News story
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Participantes de Honduras, Salvador, México, Panamá y Costa Rica

Visit to successful experiences and pilot sites of IUCN projects in San Marcos

Partners and beneficiaries share experiences in two IUCN Mesoamerican projects, BRIDGE and Good Governance for Adaptation to Climate Change-BMU, on a trip October 15-19, 2012. …   | Spanish

20 Dec 2012 | News story
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