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Nov 27, 2016 · News ItemOne Simple Action with a Profound Impact
On November 11th, the Forest Stewardship Council launched a new campaign to engage consumers, in partnership with WWF, HP Inc., International Paper, Kimberly-Clark, McDonald's, Procter & Gamble, and Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Nov 21, 2016 · News ItemFollowing Private Sector Advocacy, Kenya Repeals Law That Deterred Foreign Investment
A 2015 Kenya law that required 30-percent Kenyan ownership of businesses registered by foreign firms was recently repealed after successful advocacy by the business community with direct support from an economic growth program led by DAI.
Oct 20, 2016 · EventCommunity of Practice (COP) roundtable on anti-corruption
We will be holding a special "mini" Community of Practice (COP) roundtable on anti-corruption.
Oct 05, 2016 · EventWorld Resources Institute Event: Climate Benefits, Tenure Costs
Engaging dialogue around new research revealing the powerful economic and environmental benefits of securing indigenous land rights in the Amazon.
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Nov 17, 2016 · DocumentWildlife Crime Tech Challenge
Nov 14, 2016 · LinkForest Trends Videos Links
Forest Trends' Communities Initiative (CI) partners with indigenous and traditional communities in their efforts to secure their rights, conserve their forests and improve their livelihoods and territorial governance. These communities play a key role in the global challenge of fighting…
Nov 09, 2016 · FileHow-To-Guide 3 Summary: Defining Outcomes & Indicators for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in USAID Biodiversity Programming
This is a summary of the How-To-Guide describing how to define outcomes and indicators.
Nov 09, 2016 · FileHow-To-Guide 2 Summary: Using Results Chains to Depict Theories of Change in USAID Biodiversity Programming
This is a summary of the How-To-Guide describing what a results chain is and how to build one.
UNEP Releases Video on Sea Level Rise and How Nature Can Help Protect Coastal Communities
This Video is Part Six of the Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey Series
The video demonstrates how coastal communities can adapt to sea level rise by restoring nature’s resilience. New research shows that sea level could rise between 0.5 to 2 meters towards the end of this century - threatening low-lying regions with floods and storm surges. The health of many ecosystems, which traditionally were able to cope with shifts in sea levels have been weakened, leaving them less able to protect coastal communities from these impacts. The video also offers ways to restore natural flood barriers, like coral reefs and mangroves, to protect vulnerable regions from sea level rise.