Scientists at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) are testing forgotten wheat varieties from across the world to find those which can better cope with drought, rising temperatures and excessive rainfall.
Strict rationing has left millions of Monterrey residents without tap water for hours or days at a time, fueling long-standing anger over water concessions that favor big companies - including soft drinks and beer makers
Local governments play an essential role in disaster risk reduction and building resilience. At UNDRR’s 2022 Global Platform, the Local Leaders Forum opened a productive discussion on important issues around disaster resilience at city and district level.
This article summarizes the seismic risk analysis of Mexico City, based on a detailed database constructed with information provided by the city but also with tools such as geomatics and machine learning.
The National Risk Atlas (NRA) is an information system that allows the identification of hazards caused by natural and man-made phenomena that could impact Mexico, as well as risk scenarios to which the population could be exposed.
Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia
Scientists use noise generated by human activities to determine how the subsidence rate of densely populated Mexico City affects its seismic hazard. A new study used the city’s own noise to monitor how this subsidence is taking place.
For ranching communities on the east side of the Baja California Peninsula, groundwater springs are their primary source of freshwater. The economic livelihoods of roughly 4,000 people are closely tied to the springs and to wells.
The Government of Mexico, through the Ministry of Finance & Public Credit, the Insurance Development Forum (IDF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the German Government, today announced the launch of a Tripartite project.