This slideshow highlights the first-ever multinational Eco-Audit of the Mesoamerican Reef.
This post is based on a release that originally appeared on the CEMDA website.
According to a new study by the Mexican Finance Group – 16 NGOs, including CEMDA, that work on environmental, budget, gender equity, and human rights issues – the funding currently allocated in Mexico’s budget for climate change mitigation and adaptation is insufficient for meeting the goals the country has established for 2012. The group, created in 2010, agrees that international finance is necessary to complement domestic investment in order to achieve Mexico’s emissions targets, but they affirm that first and foremost it is necessary improve the national budget allocation to begin the transition towards a low carbon development path.
In 2002, EMBARQ founded CTS-México—a Mexican nongovernmental organization staffed with transport engineers, urban planners, and policy experts—and partnered with the Mexico City government to develop a bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor on a high-profile avenue running through the heart of the Mexi
In the suburbs in the outskirts of Mexico City, residents like Martita are under-served by mass transit. It can take anywhere from two and a half, to three hours to commute to and from work. Unreliable service and daily breakdowns are just part of Martita's daily commute.
Lessons learned from major bus improvements in Latin America and Asia
This report provides key findings and lessons learned from a comprehensive review of major bus improvements in 13 Latin American and Asian cities.
In Mexico, the BOP constitutes 75 percent of the population, representing aggregate income of $105 billion.
In Latin America the BOP market is $509 billion and includes 360 million people, 70 percent of the population in the 21 countries surveyed.
Environmental challenges, from deforestation to overexploited fisheries, threaten to unravel decades of hard-fought sustainable development gains in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Yet poor communities across the developing world – those whose lives and livelihoods heavily depend on natural...
Analyzes an initiative that connects protected areas from Mexico to Central America. Concludes that governments and citizens need closer cooperation in designing development programs to create biological corridors and provide economic opportunities.