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The Rural Alternatives Center of El Limon (CA) To Open its First Community Micro-Hydroelectric Specialized Training Center

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

On Friday, July 26th, The Rural Alternatives Center of El Limon (CAREL) will open the first building of its campus. It is a unique and innovative structure with an environmental architecture that reflects its surroundings. The building was constructed using ferrocement and is designed to resist earthquakes and hurricanes. It features a 24 x 32 […]


Peru first country in region to implement FAO’s Amicaf project

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Lima, Jul. 12 (ANDINA). Peru has become the first country in Latin America to conduct a FAO supported project titled Assessments of Climate Change Impacts and Mapping of Vulnerability to Food Insecurity under Climate Change to Strengthen Household Food Security with Livelihoods’ Adaptation Approaches, or AMICAF. Photo: ANDINA/Archive Speaking at the presentation of the AMICAF […]


Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Clearinghouse Manager to Participate in Solar Energy International (SEI) Webinar Series

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Washington, D.C., July 15, 2013 – The Academia de Profesionales Solares de las Americas (APSA), a project led by Solar Energy International (SEI) and part of the broader ECPA hemispheric initiative, will be presenting three Spanish-spoken webinars on solar electricity and renewable energy to APSA students, decision makers, media and businesses, in Central America and […]


Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) and the Green Growth Knowledge Platform Announce Mutual Collaboration

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Washington, DC July 3, 2013 – The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) have recently formalized a partnership to extend knowledge generation, sharing of best practices and support communications and outreach activities with all OAS Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) networks and clearinghouse mechanisms, including ECPA a hemispheric, flexible mechanism for advancing energy security and promoting […]


C-SERMS Resource Mobilisation Meeting in Barbados

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Caribbean Community (CARICOM) stakeholders in the field of energy, as well as International Development Partners that are active in the regional energy sector will gather in Barbados 11 July, 2013, to discuss initiatives and activities identified as part of the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy (C-SERMS) Phase 1 […]


CAF approves $435mn for energy development, natural disaster response in Peru

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Lima, Jul. 09 (ANDINA). Latin American Development Bank (CAF) has recently announced the approval of US$ 435 million for programs that boost Peru’s development agenda. CAF President Enrique Garcia (l) and Peruvian Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla meet in Lima. The first transaction for US$ 300 million is a credit line for natural disaster response; […]