The Gulf of Fonseca is an important set of terrestrial and coastal marine ecosystems shared by three countries: El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. The Gulf is in the process of being declared a Biosphere Reserve by environmental and natural value.
The report describes the new livestock umbrella programme the Kyrgyz government with the support of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) aiming at helping the country to face not only today´s problems and constrains in the livestock sector but also future challenges.
The Kyrgyz government with the support of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has designed a new livestock umbrella programme aiming at helping the country to face current and future problems and constrains in the livestock sector.
I am a forestry engineer working as a researcher at Fundación para la investigación del Clima, (FIC, www.ficlima.org). This is an independent non-profit organization founded in Spain in 1996 whosepurpose is to improve adaptation to climate change through research and capacity building.
FIC's activities have been focused on future climate simulation; the assessment of future climate influence on several sectors (agriculture/food cesurity, biodiversity, hidrology...) in collaboration with experts from each sector; the communication of research results; and capoacity building.
After almost 20 years of research, FIC developed one of the most powerful statistical downscaling tools for generating local climate scenarios: FICLIMA