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Within the framework of the project "Capacity building of technicians and producers of the Central Region in the implementation of a practical tool for agroecological zoning  and scenarios for adaptation to climate change" INTA carries out this project in collaboration with Extension services of the Ministry of Agricultu

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Agricultural intensification rarely leads to simultaneous benefits for ecosystem services such as biodiversity and human wellbeing, researchers say.

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Agroideal, an interactive land use planning map, is working to protect Brazilian forests and other ecosystems by identifying previously cleared lands ideal for soy productivity. The free online tool collects economic, social, and environmental data about certain geographic areas, then shares it with soy industry stakeholders.

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One key innovations is index insurance, which pays claims based not on confirmed losses, but on deviations from a statistical index of rainfall, temperature, and other conditions affecting farmers—thus not requiring claims adjustors.
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A collection of new scientific papers has confirmed what many Central American farmers already know: climate change is affecting weather, ecosystems, agriculture and people in the region.
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 Este manual de campo brinda instrucciones paso a paso para trabajar el enfoque PICSA con grupos de agricultores. Está dirigido principalmente a facilitadores (p. ej. ONG y extensionistas que han recibido capacitación sobre el uso del enfoque PICSA).