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The country could become a leader on climate change if it makes the right choices
A Colombian farmer talks about how he installed a biodigester on his land to produce his cooking gas, but is the technology too expensive for most?
Mobile phone technology is becoming a valuable tool for aid agencies, which can help survivors of natural disasters in remote areas of developing countries - in this case Guatemala - by sending them 'mobile money' fast.
Colombians see next year’s elections as a choice between incumbent Santos, who is pushing for a peace deal with the FARC, and his main rival Oscar Zuluaga, a conservative who opposes the peace talks.
The fund’s successes are tempered by its struggle to meet rising demand for adaptation financing, as carbon markets falter
Protests are important, but the crucial battle might be better fought at the mall – or on Facebook
For Haiti’s 300,000 children who face malnutrition, a high-calorie, high-protein fortified peanut butter could prove a lifesaver
Almost $9 billion has been spent on aid to Haiti, yet four years later, there is little to show for it. There is reason for hope that the world will do better in the Philippines.
Will better data on the economic benefits of adaptation help give rural farmers a voice? Join our online debate on Nov. 13
Rich states aren't keen on a new mechanism, fearing it may be used to make them pay compensation for the impacts of their emissions
In a recent speech, Colombia’s President Santos described a peaceful, coca-free nation, but few of his countrymen believe that if a peace deal is signed, the lucrative cocaine trade will end
Reducing deforestation in Brazil depends on enforcement on the ground - but also a transparent tracking system
Acre is trying to show it can safeguard the Amazon and improve lives at the same time
Addressing two or three policy areas together can produce successes across different agendas, and be more cost-effective
Women of FARC, the Colombian rebel group, tell its new website they share the group's Marxist aims and are not the male fighters' sex slaves, but most Colombians are more interested in the FARC's slow-moving peace talks with the government
Mexico has received international funds for disaster preparedness but governance problems mean people still aren’t well protected
From the story of a Mauritanian teenager who was a slave from the age of four, to the impact of natural disasters in coming years, take a look at what we're reporting on this week
Perhaps the biggest challenge the government faces is not persuading rebels to desert but convincing more Colombians to forgive ex-fighters and accept them back into society
Detention centres can have a serious impact on the mental health of asylum seekers, experts say in the latest edition of Forced Migration Review
The reopening of the Supreme Court case against Brazilian politicians convicted in a vote-buying scheme stuns the nation but fails to stir the level of anger seen during protests in June