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Foreign Assistance Act Sections 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide

 Foreign Assistance Act Sections 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide
by FRAME Administrator last modified Feb 17, 2017 04:27 PM
Contributors: Robin Martino and Karen Menzcer, DAI Global, LLC/BRIDGE Project; Hadas Kushnir, USAID Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment/Office of Forestry and Biodiversity

The new 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide provides practical "how-to" advice for USAID staff and contractors conducting the analysis.

Author(s): Robin Martino and Karen Menzcer, DAI Global, LLC/BRIDGE Project; Hadas Kushnir, USAID Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment/Office of Forestry and Biodiversity

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Sections 118 and 119 of the Foreign Assistance Act (FAA) mandate an analysis at the country strategy level that provides an opportunity for missions to integrate tropical forest and biodiversity conservation actions into their Regional and Country Development Cooperation Strategies (RDCS/CDCS). While this requirement has been in place for decades, this is new and improved guidance to help missions carry out these analyses.

The new 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide provides practical "how-to" advice for USAID staff and contractors conducting the analysis. The best practices guide promotes a standardized application of best practices to assist missions with preparing for, managing, conducting and using the 118/119 analysis and better aligns the analysis with new requirements in USAID’s ADS Chapter 201: Program Cycle Operational Policy.

USAID staff can view a recent webinar on the new guide on ProgramNet.

For more information, please contact Hadas Kushnir

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