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In Peru, family producers are blazing a path toward green growth
Three local stories, one global effort to restore and protect our seas
Strengthening livelihoods and climate-resilient ecosystems in Guatemala
Achim Steiner takes office as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme
Paraguay has consistently had one of the world’s highest rates of deforestation and today only 10 per cent of the country’s primary forests remain.
Community solutions, sustainable ocean
Our ocean is life. It gives us food to eat, fresh water to drink, and jobs to make a living. It protects us from the worst effects of climate change. But humanity hasn’t been too kind to our ocean.
Government commitments are crucial now. They range from sustainably managing marine and coastal ecosystems to effectively regulating harvesting and end overfishing or unregulated fishing.
A strategy to mitigate and adapt to climate change
The epidemic will have a long-term impact, disproportionately affecting the poorest and most vulnerable communities, and could contribute to widening inequalities in the region.
A quarter-century of impressive human development gains in Latin America and the Caribbean masks slow and uneven progress for certain disadvantaged groups.