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Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Central America
South America

Degraded lands—lands that have lost some degree of their natural productivity through human activity—account for over 20 percent of forest and agricultural lands in Latin America and the Caribbean. Some 300 million hectares of the region’s forests are considered degraded, and about 350 million hectares are now classified as deforested.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Costa Rica
Central America

The forest transition framework describes the temporal changes of forest areas with economic development. A first phase of forest contraction is followed by a second phase of expansion once a turning point is reached. This framework does not differentiate forest types or ecosystem services, and describes forests regardless of their contribution to human well-being.

Multimedia
December 2016
Colombia
Nicaragua
Central America
South America

AEPS, Agricultura Específica por sitio, es un conjunto de métodos y herramientas que permiten colectar información de experiencias productivas comerciales, analizar datos con métodos novedosos y generar información que le servirá a productores, asistentes técnicos y entidades del sector agrícola, para tomar mejores decisiones sobre donde sembrar, cuando sembrar, que sembrar y que prácticas de m