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Good data are not enough: Understanding limited information use for climate risk and food security management in Guatemala.
Climate extremes are one of the main drivers of acute food insecurity. In Guatemala, acute food insecurity reaches alarming levels when the usual dry period during the bimodal rainy seasons is extended or starts earlier ...
Epidemics and the future of coffee production.
In this perspective, we draw on recent scientific research on the coffee leaf rust (CLR) epidemic that severely impacted several countries across Latin America and the Caribbean over the last decade, to explore how the ...
Agroforestry systems provide firewood for livelihood improvement in Guatemala
(CIRAD, Montpellier (France), 2019)
Given the context of climate change and poverty, rural populations are increasingly faced with the challenges of appropriate resource management, adequate food production and improving their quality of life. Guatemala ...
Retos y oportunidades para hacer la restauración activa de paisajes bancable
(CATIE, Turrialba (Costa Rica), 2019)
Almacenamiento de carbono en sistemas agroforestales en los Llanos Orientales de Colombia
Carbon storage in agroforestry systems in Colombia’s Eastern Plains. Introduction: Coffee, cocoa crops and pastures for livestock are agricultural activities of economic interest in Colombia. When these activities are ...
Los agroecosistemas cafetaleros modernos y su relación con la conservación de mariposas en paisajes fragmentados
Land use change by the intensification of agriculture contributes to tropical forest fragmentation and biodiversity loss. In this sense, in comparison with traditional agroforestry systems (AFS), modern AFS are considered ...
Making the post-2020 global biodiversity framework a successful tool for building biodiverse, inclusive, resilient and safe food systems for all
(IOP Publishing, Bristol (Reino Unido), 2020-08)
COVID-19 has exposed the vulnerability of our economies to shocks, and it has laid bare deep inequalities in our society that threaten to derail the Sustainable Development Goals. Governments around the world are looking ...
Cacao cultivation as a livelihood strategy: contributions to the well‑being of Colombian rural households
(Springer, Nueva York (Estados Unidos), 2021-07)
Cacao cultivation is one of the most important livelihoods for rural households in Colombia, where it is promoted as a substitute for the illegal cultivation of coca. To strengthen Colombian cacao farming, it is important ...