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Ten anti-corruption take-aways from Forest Legality Week
Nov 26, 2019 · Story

Ten anti-corruption take-aways from Forest Legality Week

It’s becoming increasingly clear that corruption threatens the future of forests, forest-dependent communities and our global response to climate change. But exposing illegal activity…

Peace, Security, and Conservation on Central Africa’s Radios
Nov 13, 2019 · Story

Peace, Security, and Conservation on Central Africa’s Radios

In honor of International Day of Peace in September, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recognizes the efforts of those striving for…

Fishing For Equality and Sustainability
Oct 29, 2019 · Story

Fishing For Equality and Sustainability

In a wooden boat on the estuary of the Densu River in Ghana, Cecila dips a salinator into the water and declares that the…

USAID works alongside Vietnam’s National Assembly on effective wildlife conservation through demand reduction
Aug 29, 2019 · Story

USAID works alongside Vietnam’s National Assembly on effective wildlife conservation through demand reduction

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) brought together top government leaders and stakeholders for a dialogue about endangered species conservation.

Hope for Tigers in Bangladesh
Aug 29, 2019 · Story

Hope for Tigers in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh’s Sundarbans—the world’s largest mangrove forest—every tiger counts. And a report from the country’s Forest Department recently revealed that the tiger count has…

Three Ways Wild-Caught Fisheries Support Feed the Future’s Work in Africa
Jul 15, 2019 · Story

Three Ways Wild-Caught Fisheries Support Feed the Future’s Work in Africa

The contributions of wild-caught fisheries to livelihoods, nutrition and resilience in sub-Saharan Africa are too big to ignore.

A Year of Zero Poaching in Mozambique
Jun 25, 2019 · Story

A Year of Zero Poaching in Mozambique

After losing nearly 60 percent of its elephant population from 2011 to 2014, Mozambique’s Niassa National Reserve now has a victory to celebrate: one…

Integrating Biodiversity and Sustainable Landscapes for Greater Impact: Considerations for Programming
May 21, 2019 · Story

Integrating Biodiversity and Sustainable Landscapes for Greater Impact: Considerations for Programming

Integrating biodiversity and sustainable landscapes objectives in development programming can increase the sustainability of interventions, amplify results and reduce costs. The upcoming publication Integrating…

Share your expertise: USAID’s Biodiversity Integration Case Study Competition
May 21, 2019 · Story

Share your expertise: USAID’s Biodiversity Integration Case Study Competition

Do you work on a project or activity that is increasing climate resilience or reducing carbon emissions while conserving biodiversity? Have you collaborated with…

Using Cost-benefit Analysis to Identify Ecosystem-based Solutions to Climate Change Challenges
May 21, 2019 · Story

Using Cost-benefit Analysis to Identify Ecosystem-based Solutions to Climate Change Challenges

Ecosystems are fundamental to life on earth and provide goods and services that are essential to human well-being. This includes their role in helping…

New USAID Ecosystem-based Adaptation Evidence Summary and Case Study Series
May 17, 2019 · Story

New USAID Ecosystem-based Adaptation Evidence Summary and Case Study Series

Finding ways to adapt to the effects of climate change is no longer optional for most communities — it is necessary. The question is,…

Development is in Our Nature: A Day with the Center for International Forestry Research
May 17, 2019 · Story

Development is in Our Nature: A Day with the Center for International Forestry Research

In March 2019, USAID welcomed partners from the Center for International Forestry Research to share new findings and in-progress studies on forestry and development.

Camera Traps and Google Earth: The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Conservation
May 15, 2019 · Story

Camera Traps and Google Earth: The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Conservation

Through time-tested approaches and ICT innovations, USAID helps partner countries develop and use the resources needed to sustainably manage their natural resources.

Celebrating Community-Led Conservation at Kenya’s Northern Rangelands Trust
Apr 17, 2019 · Story

Celebrating Community-Led Conservation at Kenya’s Northern Rangelands Trust

On April 3, National Geographic hosted a discussion and screening for Kenya's USAID-supported Northern Rangelands Trust. CEO Tom Lalampaa spoke about how community-based conservancies…

Women Bring New Perspectives to Wildlife Law Enforcement in Thailand
Mar 13, 2019 · Story

Women Bring New Perspectives to Wildlife Law Enforcement in Thailand

The international illicit trade in endangered wildlife is driving many species to extinction. Animals such as pangolins, rhinos, elephants and tigers are disappearing at…

A sea of opportunities for women’s empowerment, prosperity, and sustainability in fisheries
Mar 06, 2019 · Story

A sea of opportunities for women’s empowerment, prosperity, and sustainability in fisheries

As a direct result of USAID prioritizing and investing in women’s entrepreneurship, and securing women’s access to capital, the El Rosario Cooperative in Nicaragua…

USAID Foreign Service National Spotlight: Rebecca Guieb
Jan 31, 2019 · Story

USAID Foreign Service National Spotlight: Rebecca Guieb

November 14, 2018, marked the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) first annual Foreign Service National Recognition Day. To honor the dedication and…

Does providing benefits from conservation enterprises lead to behavior change?
May 07, 2018 · Story

Does providing benefits from conservation enterprises lead to behavior change?

We reviewed the evidence to find out if behavior change is associated with the economic benefits from these enterprises.

Insights from Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Winners and Partners
Jan 12, 2018 · Story

Insights from Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Winners and Partners

 

Biodiversity Conservation Program in the Amazon
Oct 09, 2017 · Story

Biodiversity Conservation Program in the Amazon

USAID/Brazil works with the government, public and private sectors and nonprofit organizations to conserve biodiversity in the Amazon. The robust partnership between USAID and…

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