Publications | ELLA
18
Jul
2012
BRIEF

Key Advances in Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America’s Mountains

Water Basin Councils and citizen participation mechanisms, terracing and ‘water raising’, innovative tools for researching vulnerability: these are just a few of the strategies Latin American countries are using to strengthen adaptation to changing water availability in their mountain regions.

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17
Jul
2012
GUIDE

Strengthening Capacities for Climate Change Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems: The Latin American Response

Over 50% of the world’s population depends directly or indirectly on mountain ecosystems, which are already being impacted by climate change. So how are Latin Americans that live in mountain areas strengthening their resilience to climate change?

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13
Jul
2012
BRIEF

How Traditional Knowledge and Technologies are Contributing to Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America’s Mountains

Traditional communities living across Latin America’s mountains possess an extraordinarily broad range of knowledge about their environment and adapting to a changing climate. From water management strategies to agricultural timing and production techniques, traditional practices are making important contributions to adaptation policy and practice.

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25
Jun
2012
BRIEF

Innovative Mountain Adaptation: A Case Study in Agroforestry’s Economic, Environmental and Social Benefits

Small-scale coffee and cocoa farmers in northern Peru are successfully adapting to the challenges of climate change and enjoying higher incomes thanks to an innovative agroforestry project.

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21
May
2012
BRIEF

Strengthening Agrobiodiversity: A Key Adaptation Strategy for Latin America’s Mountain Ecosystems

With their high levels of agrobiodiversity, Latin American countries are implementing innovative research programmes and policies to conserve native and wild crop and animal species. Their work is helping to both promote diversity and facilitate climate change adaptation.

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