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Sustainable Housing Innovation and Community Development-ECPA Urban Planning Initiative

May 01, 2014

In 2010, the American Planning Association (APA) began its work under the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), an initiative launched and supported by President Obama as a collaborative effort to mitigate the effects of climate change across the western hemisphere. Four years later, APA has done just that by providing capacity building […]

Agroindustry in Central America Bets on New Electricity Sources

Apr 28, 2014

Biomass is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. Specifically, biogas refers to a mixture of gases produced by the breakdown of such living or organic matter, in the absence of oxygen. It can be produced from raw materials such as recycled coffee or porcine waste. Biogas is a renewable source of energy, exerting a significantly lower carbon […]

Community Voices: El Salvador

Feb 04, 2014

“I don’t breathe in smoke anymore and I can cook rice, stew and make tortillas all at once. The griddle heats up really well, cooks fast, and my pots stay clean.” After a hot and bumpy two hour drive up a steep, winding road we reached the community of La Cuchilla (“The Blade”), El Salvador, […]

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