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16/03/2017 · News ItemWorld Wildlife Day 2017: FRAMEgram Special Edition
This special edition of FRAMEgram is in recognition of World Wildlife Day 2017. Every year March 3rd marks the United Nations World Wildlife Day. This year’s theme is “Listen to the Young Voices.” The U.S. State Department’s theme is “Front…
14/02/2017 · News ItemFood Security and Health Depend on Intact and Biodiverse Ecosystems
Taylor Ricketts’ work focuses on the overarching question: How do we meet the needs of people and nature in an increasingly crowded, changing world?
20/10/2016 · EventCommunity of Practice (COP) roundtable on anti-corruption
We will be holding a special "mini" Community of Practice (COP) roundtable on anti-corruption.
19/09/2016 · EventABCG Event: Using USAID's Applied Political Economy Assessment Framework to Improve Conservation Outcomes
Biodiversity conservation in the context of extractives is associated with the collapse of resource regimes, which occurs as a result of increased pressures on resources from new practices or people. It also can be credited to the political and economic…
Recent Additions to the Portal
21/03/2017 · FileForests and Food Security: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?
The gender dynamics of food security in forest dwelling communities are still not clear. However, emerging case studies and reviews of the issue parallel insights from earlier work on gender divisions of labor in natural resource management. Harvesting forest-based foods,…
03/03/2017 · FileMaking sense of research for sustainable land management
This publication is based on the work of more than 600 scientists and synthesizes experiences and practice-relevant results from a 7-year German-funded international research programme on interactions between land management, climate change, and ecosystems and their services.
17/02/2017 · FileFOREIGN ASSISTANCE ACT SECTIONS 118/119 TROPICAL FOREST AND BIODIVERSITY ANALYSIS: BEST PRACTICES GUIDE
This template will assist USAID missions in the development of a scope of work (SOW) for the Foreign Assistance Act (FAA) 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis.
17/02/2017 · FileForeign Assistance Act Sections 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide
The new FAA 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide provides practical "how-to" advice for USAID staff and contractors conducting the analysis.
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.