Central America

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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Visitas a áreas naturales de pinabete con alta regeneración natural en la microcuenca del río Esquichá.

General Manager of the National Forests Institute and members of the National Council on Protected Areas visit experiences in pilot forest restoration sites promoted by IUCN

In 2008, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature together with Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala) and the National Science and Technology Council launched a project to assess and characterize secondary plant succession and proposals for ecological restoration around areas with Pinabete (Abies guatemalensis Rehder) in the upper watersheds of the Coatán and Suchiate Rivers, department of San Marcos. …   | Spanish

20 Dec 2012 | News story
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Central America Regional Office