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Annual Palca Hike, October 2016

Lykke, Kamila, Camilo, Alejandro and Marcelo at the beginning of the hike to Palca.

Possibly due to unfortunate timing (the day after Oktoberfest at Colegio Aleman) or due to the threat of rain, only a small group of brave people showed up for this year’s Palca Hike. Here is the group at the start of the hike (excluding Raphaela, who took the picture):

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LACEA 2015, October 2015

The INESAD team at CAINCO's welcome cocktail in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, 14 October 2015.

As INESAD was one of the main organizers (together with SEBOL and UPSA) of the 20th annual meeting of the Latin American and Carribbean Economics Association (LACEA), almost all of the INESAD staff went to Santa Cruz de la Sierra to help with the organization and participate in this major …

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Economists in the lab, September 2015

Economists visiting the Environmental Quality Lab at UMSA, La Paz, September 2015.

A combination of insatiable curiosity and healthy skepticism led a group of INESAD researchers to conduct a very unusual experiment for economists: Following a carefully devised protocol developed by Susana, we took water samples from our kitchen taps on Monday the 14th of September in several different neighborhoods in La …

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Annual hike to Palca, September 2015

Group photo at the beginning of the 2015 hike to Palca.

This year’s Palca hike got postponed several times due to rain and other impediments, but Sunday the 13th of September was a perfect sunny day and we finally managed to do the annual hike. Here is the group at the beginning of the hike. This year a couple of Swedish …

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Los Buhos Locos in Moon Valley, August 2015

Johnny, Lykke, Ditte, Montserrat, Agnes and Natalia in Moon Valley, August 2015.

During INESAD’s Anniversary Party last month, one of the teams, los Buhos Locos, won a trip to the Moon Valley as well as a trip on the Teleferico. Here is the team reporting back from this weekend’s events.

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2014 Hike through the Palca Canyon

One of the best one-day hikes from La Paz is the one from the Valley of Spirits to Palca through the Palca Canyon. It has to be done on a sunny day, as you walk in the river bed and don’t want to be surprised by a flash flood from …

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Climate Change Knowledge Sharing Course in Ecuador – October 2013

INESAD received a small grant from IDRC to carry out a Knowledge Sharing course together with CEDA (Centro Ecuatoriano de Derecho Ambiental) in Quito, Ecuador in October 2013. The course was the last of 5 Climate Change Impact Evaluation courses held in Bolivia, Peru, Paraguay and Ecuador during the year …

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Climate Change Knowledge Sharing Course in Paraguay – September 2013

INESAD received a small grant from IDRC to carry out a Knowledge Sharing course at CADEP in Asunción, Paraguay in September 2013. The course was a more in-depth version of the Climate Change Impact Evaluation course that we had already held in Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador earlier this year, and …

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