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Kick off workshops Microfinance for Ecosystem-based-Adaptation to Climate Change (MEbA) in Peru & Columbia

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Kick off workshops Microfinance for Ecosystem-based-Adaptation to Climate Change (MEbA) in Peru & Columbia

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 to Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The Microfinance for Ecosystem based  Adaptation to Climate Change Project (MEbA) which unites climate finance with microfinance has successfully conducted kick-off workshops in Peru and Colombia on 14 and 20 November 2012 and was attended by high level Government representatives, MFIs and other important stakeholders. Among the participants were delegates from the Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Development, as well as the MEbA Microfinance Partner Institutions, and regional microfinance and adaptation experts. The workshop was lead by the MEbA Project Team comprising of the UNEP ROLAC delegates Jason Spensley, Jacinto Buenfil and Ericka Espino, as well as the Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre's delegates Norah Becerra (Senior Project Manager), Christoph Jungfleisch (Senior Project Manager), Mery Solars (Team Leader) and Yvonne Rusche (Project Coordinator). 

En fechas 14 y 20 de Noviembre, el Proyecto de “Microfinanzas par la Adaptación con base en Ecosistemas” (MEbA), celebró exitosamente los talleres de inicio en  Perú y Colombia, en los cuales participaron representantes de Gobierno, instituciones microfinancieras y otros. Entre los participantes figuraron delegados de Ministerios de Agricultura, Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible, al igual que instituciones microfinancieras regionales y otros expertos en adaptación al cambio climático y del sector microfinanciero. Los organizadores  de los talleres y  gestores del proyecto MEbA son Jason Spensley, Jacinto Buenfil  y Ericka Espino del Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente Oficina Regional para América Latina y El Caribe (PNUMA ORPALC)  así como el equipo del Centro de Colaboración Frankfurt School – UNEP Christoph Jungfleisch (Senior Project Manager), Norah Becerra (Senior Project Manager), Mery Solares (Directora del Proyecto) e Yvonne Rusche (Coordinadora de Proyectos).

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Kick off workshops Microfinance for Ecosystem-based-Adaptation to Climate Change (MEbA) in Peru & Columbia

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 to Tuesday, November 20, 2012