Manuel Peralvo

Research Coordinator, Andean Forest Program

Manuel Peralvo is a researcher at the Consortium for the Sustainable Development of the Andean Ecoregion (CONDESAN). He is a geographer and holds an MA from the Universiy of Texas at Austin (Geography and the Environment Department) and has 20 years of experience in the study of coupled human-environmental systems in the Andean region. His main areas of interest are related to the integration of GIScience and social science tools to support natural resource governance at different scales. He has coordinated research and intervention projects aimed at strengthening decision making to attain sustainability goals and also he has promoted academic discussions about the challenges and potential benefits for coupled social – environmental observation platforms at landscapes scales in mountain areas. He currently coordinates the research component of a regional Andean Forest Program financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and implemented in the seven countries of the Andean arc. The main goal of the Program is to validate and promote sustainable landscape and forest management practices to strengthen the resilience of local social-environmental systems.

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Identifying user data requirements and access preferences across the Andes

This workshop sought to develop a broad, interdisciplinary, and systematic understanding of the current “data situation” across a range of relevant disciplines in the Andean region.

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Bridges in the Andes: transiting towards sustainability

This meeting will host several open spaces to bring multiple actor and disciplines together to reflect on the main advances since the 1st International Mountain Day (20 years ago), and future challenges for integrated management and transition towards sustainability in Andean ecosystems, landscapes and societies.

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Regional Dialogues on Comprehensive High Mountain Management: Session 2

Join us on October (10/21) to hear and talk about key Andean and global experiences on the importance of establishing balanced governance strategies for an integrated management of high mountain ecosystems.

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Regional Dialogues on Comprehensive High Mountain Management: Session 1

These open knowledge sharing events provide a platform for sharing key Andean and global experiences on the management of high mountain ecosystems.

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Políticas de Cambio Climático y las Estrategias de Adaptación de los Andes

Esta publicacion es un resumen del Conversatorio sobre “Políticas de Cambio Climático y las Estrategias de Adaptación en los Andes: una mirada multisectorial desde las montañas”. Read this article in English here.

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Current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes

A new regional study on the current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes shows the achievements in seven Andean countries, and raises future prospects. 

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