Diana Gutiérrez (far right) takes measurements of a river during a community water monitoring day in El Guayabal, Panama. (Photo: CATHALAC)

Drought and water shortages have long been a fact of life in Panama, but as the climate continues to change, the Central American country is ramping up its efforts to conserve and manage the resource. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic. 

Visit the Charting Change website to read “Building water-stress resilience in Panama”.