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What is in Myanmar’s First EITI Forestry Reports?

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) requires countries to disclose information on their natural resource sector. In 2016, the government of Myanmar published its first Myanmar EITI report (referred to here as the MEITI) on the oil and gas and mining sectors. In January 2019, the MEITI finalized its first reports on forestry. This brief […]

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Contribuciones potenciales de la infraestructura preincaica de infiltración de agua para la seguridad hídrica en los Andes

A nivel mundial, los recursos hídricos están sometidos a un fuerte estrés producto de la creciente variabilidad climática y las presiones ejercidas por el ser humano. En los Andes tropicales, las culturas preincaicas desarrollaron tecnologías de siembra y cosecha de agua basadas en la naturaleza para manejar los riesgos de sequías en climas naturales extremos. […]

By Boris F. Ochoa-Tocachi, Juan D. Bardales, Javier Antiporta, Katya Pérez, Luis Acosta, Feng Mao, Zed Zulkafli, Junior Gil-Ríos, Oscar Angulo, Sam Grainger, Gena Gammie, Bert De Bièvre y Wouter Buytaert
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Interested in environmental markets, the restoration economy, and the challenges of valuing natural capital? Join us for the Environmental Markets and Finance Summit, October 29-30 in Washington DC. More information here: ow.ly/wTWR30pIPdO ...

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1 week ago

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DíadelaNiña| Trabajamos por un mundo con #SeguridadHídrica, donde las niñas puedan ser grandes protagonistas.

📷 Foto finalista del Concurso “Reflejos de Igualdad” promovido por nuestro proyecto “Infraestructura Natural para la Seguridad Hídrica”. #InfraestructuraNatural #IgualesporelAgua #MujeresdelAgua

USAID PeruI Embajada de Canadá en Perú y en Bolivia CONDESAN Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental - SPDA Imperial College London Ministerio del Ambiente - Perú Ministerio de la Mujer y Poblaciones Vulnerables del Perú
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2 weeks ago

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IKEA Foundation and Forest Trends collaboration with the Surui and Yawanawa peoples in the Amazon to help sustain their cultures through the sustainable management of their forests. www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUmxL5LBNVE ...

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4 weeks ago

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#Amunas| ¿Sabías que hace 1400 años, culturas preincaicas construyeron sistemas de infiltración de agua en Lima, cuya recuperación y escalamiento permitiría HOY incrementar hasta en 33% la disponibilidad de agua?

Esta investigación, publicada en la famosa revista Nature Sustainability demuestra que la #InfraestructuraNatural es una gran opción para asegurar la disponibilidad de agua en cantidad y calidad, ante un contexto de posible crisis hídrica en Lima. Ver resumen de hallazgos en: bit.ly/estudioamunas

USAID Peru Embajada de Canadá en Perú y en Bolivia SUNASS Ministerio del Ambiente - Perú Autoridad Nacional del Agua del Perú Imperial College London CONDESAN Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental - SPDA
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Forest Trends hitting the streets in DC today for the #Globalclimatestrike ...

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1 month ago

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Did you know the virtues of ancestral knowledge can help us optimize water resources in some parts of the world? Boris Ochoa-Tocachi of Imperial College London and @forestrends gave a Ted talk on how Peru is working towards water security. ow.ly/fXWx30pw4lf ...

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