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Climate change can destabilize existing land and resource governance institutions and associated property rights across the spectrum of landscape types. Transformed climatic conditions, manifested in either rapid-onset or slow-onset ways, can change how land and natural resources are accessed and used as geographical shifts in resource productivity, resource scarcity, and therefore land use patterns occur.

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This indicator measures agricultural methane emissions (CH4) in terms of thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent.

Measurement unit: 
Kiloton of CO2 equivalent

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29 Enero 2019
América Latina y el Caribe

Un estudio llevado a cabo en la Universidad de Berna sostiene que un aumento de la desigualdad fomenta la expansión agrícola y erosiona los beneficios ambientales potenciales de una mayor productividad

 

La deforestación de los bosques tropicales es uno de los principales factores que contribuyen al cambio climático y a la pérdida de las funciones de los ecosistemas locales y globales. América Latina cuenta con una gran parte de estos bosques tropicales, pero también presenta tasas de deforestación muy por encima del promedio mundial.

12 Diciembre 2017
Bolivia

Evo Morales planteará en la Cumbre del Clima de París las conclusiones de la Conferencia Mundial de los Pueblos sobre el Cambio Climático y los Derechos de la Madre Tierra.

El presidente de Bolivia, Evo Morales reafirmará en la Cumbre del Clima, a celebrarse en Francia, que el capitalismo es el problema sobre el cambio climático y no la solución.

Morales arribó este martes a París para participar en el evento en el que se establecerán lineamientos políticos, jurídicos, y económicos con el fin de debilitar o adecuarse al cambio climático.

11 Diciembre 2017
Perú

En lo que va de este siglo, entre 2001 y 2015, la Amazonía del Perú ha sufrido la deforestación de más de 1 millón 800.000 hectáreas de bosques. La cifra, en un panorama de pérdidas en tendencia creciente y crítica para el medio ambiente, equivale a 2 millones 470.000 estadios de fútbol.

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Governmental institution

The Kenya Climate Change Knowledge Portal (KCCKP) is a one stop repository of climate change information in Kenya. This is an initiative of the Climate Change Directorate (CCD), the lead agency of the government on national climate change plans and actions. The Climate Change Directorate, will among other duties and functions, serve as the national knowledge and information management centre for collating, verifying, refining, and disseminating knowledge and information on climate change.

AAKAR Books (AAKAR)

Publishing Company

Established in 1991, AAKAR Books is a publishing company, started publishing quality scholarly books in Social Sciences in English and Hindi since 2001 and is now a niche for itself. Aakar Books is reputed for quality scholarly publishing in the field of Social Sciences.

Non Governmental organization

La Agencia Ecologista de Información TEGANTAI, nace en el año 2009 con un objetivo fundamental: proporcionar a la ciudadanía y a los medios de comunicación elementos de investigación en ecología popular y medio ambiente. Nuestra filosofía se enmarca dentro de la corriente del ecologismo popular y la comunicación para el cambio social. Creemos con firmeza en la libertad de expresión como una herramiental fundamental para fortalecer los procesos democráticos en el Ecuador y en América Latina.

Nuestros ejes de trabajo son esencialmente tres:

Civil Society Organization

A AS-PTA – Agricultura Familiar e Agroecologia é uma associação de direito civil sem fins lucrativos que, desde 1983, atua para o fortalecimento da agricultura familiar e a promoção do desenvolvimento rural sustentável no Brasil. A experiência acumulada pela entidade ao longo desses anos permitiu comprovar a contribuição do enfoque agroecológico para o enfrentamento dos grandes desafios da sustentabilidade agrícola pelas famílias agricultoras. A AS-PTA participou da constituição e atua em diversas redes da sociedade civil voltadas para a promoção do desenvolvimento rural sustentável.

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University or Research Institution

American University creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between class time and career-advancing experience in Washington, DC, and beyond. Its students, among the country’s most politically active, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.

Civil Society Organization

A Articulação Nacional de Agroecologia (ANA) é um espaço de articulação e convergência entre movimentos, redes e organizações da sociedade civil brasileira engajadas em experiências concretas de promoção da agroecologia, de fortalecimento da produção familiar e de construção de alternativas sustentáveis de desenvolvimento rural. Atualmente a ANA articula vinte e três redes estaduais e regionais, que reúnem centenas de grupos, associações e organizações não governamentais em todo o país, além de quinze movimentos sociais de abrangência nacional.

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University or Research Institution

The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) is the largest and oldest academic society dedicated to the study and conservation of tropical ecosystems. Our society is international in scope and membership, with almost 900 members from 65 countries, with whom we seek to:

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Who We Are

The Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) is an association comprised of individuals with a professional interest in topics related to the economics of agriculture, food, natural resources, and the environment. CAES members include economists and other social science professionals in universities, government, non-government agencies and the private sector, and undergraduate and graduate students. CAES members include Canadians and others, in Canada and elsewhere.

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Non Governmental organization
Vision and Mission
A global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty
 
Our Vision

We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live in dignity and security.

University or Research Institution

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment and Development (CISED) was conceptualised by a group of scholars with the mission of promoting environmentally sound and socially just development by contributing critically and constructively to public and academic debates through interdisciplinary research, teaching and outreach issues at the environment-development interface.

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University or Research Institution

O CEIDA -Centro de Extensión Universitaria e Divulgación Ambiental de Galicia- promove a educación ambiental en todos os sectores sociais, así como o intercambio científico e cultural, traballando na procura de solucións aos problemas ambientais e fomentando as boas prácticas cidadás neste eido.

Non Governmental organization

CLAES (Centro Latino Americano de Ecología Social) es una organización no gubernamental independiente, dedicada a la investigación, acción y promoción de la ecología social. Reconociendo una vinculación recíproca entre grupos humanos con su entorno ambiental, en un contexto histórico, se consideran problemas socioambientales, vinculándose la investigación con la acción, desde un compromiso ético con la defensa de la vida y la promoción de alternativas al desarrollo. CLAES fue fundado en 1989, su sede se encuentra en Montevideo (Uruguay).

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