There is an increasing awareness of the importance of adapting agricultural systems and rural livelihoods to the challenges caused by climate change. This awareness has come hand in hand with the need to guarantee that both men and women — of different ages and ethnicities — can adapt equally to the effects of climate change. And while, in recent years, the importance of integrating gender issues in climate change initiatives in the agricultural sector has been increasingly acknowledged, it is not always obvious how to systemically and practically carry out gender integration.
Este perfil ofrece un resumen de los problemas de riesgo climático en Nicaragua, incluyendo cómo el cambio climático potencialmente impactará la producción agrícola, los recursos de agua, la salud humana y los ecosistemas.
This factsheet breaks down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Nicaragua in 2011 by sector, emissions trends, how emissions relate to gross domestic product (GDP) and the country’s mitigation strategies.