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Jan 18, 2017 · Document

USAID Biodiversity Projects

 

Evidence Summary: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Water Security
Aug 30, 2017 · File

Evidence Summary: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Water Security

This evidence summary highlights ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) approaches that can help people and communities address water insecurity by increasing water quantity, enhancing water quality…

Aug 17, 2017 · Project

Combating Forced Labor and Human Trafficking on Fishing Vessels in the Asia-Pacific Region

The objective of the project is to reduce forced labor and human trafficking on fishing vessels in the Asia-Pacific region.

U.S Department of Labor (US DOL)
Aug 17, 2017 · Organization

U.S Department of Labor (US DOL)

The US Department of Labor's mission is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the…

U.S. Coast Guard
Jun 24, 2016 · Organization

U.S. Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department…

U.S. Navy
Jan 29, 2016 · Organization

U.S. Navy

The mission of the US Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom…

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

US Agency for International Development

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (US FWS)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (US FWS)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) mission is to work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats…

U. S. Department of Justice (US DOJ)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

U. S. Department of Justice (US DOJ)

To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and…

U. S. Department of Defense (US DOD)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

U. S. Department of Defense (US DOD)

The Secretary of Defense is the principal defense policy advisor to the President. Under the direction of the President, the Secretary exercises authority, direction,…

U.S. Department of State (US DOS)
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

U.S. Department of State (US DOS)

The State Department's mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for…

Supplemental Guide 1: Defining Scope and Biodiversity Focal Interests in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Aug 01, 2017 · File

Supplemental Guide 1: Defining Scope and Biodiversity Focal Interests in USAID Biodiversity Programming

Biodiversity Supplemental Guide 1: Defining Scope and Biodiversity Focal Interests in USAID Biodiversity Programming focuses on two of the most important initial steps of…

Supplemental Guide 2: Rating Direct Threats in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Aug 01, 2017 · File

Supplemental Guide 2: Rating Direct Threats in USAID Biodiversity Programming

Biodiversity Programming Supplemental Guide 2: Rating Direct Threats in USAID Biodiversity Programming focuses on the step of threat analysis in biodiversity conservation planning. This…

Evidence Summary: The Economics of Ecosystem-based Adaptation
Aug 01, 2017 · File

Evidence Summary: The Economics of Ecosystem-based Adaptation

This evidence summary highlights the economics of ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) approaches, which can offer cost savings compared with other approaches, as well as additional…

Evidence Summary: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Food Security
Aug 02, 2017 · File

Evidence Summary: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Food Security

This evidence summary highlights specific ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) approaches that can address food security by strengthening and maintaining natural systems and the goods and…

Case Study: Maintaining Water Security in Critical Water Catchments in Mongolia
Jun 09, 2017 · File

Case Study: Maintaining Water Security in Critical Water Catchments in Mongolia

This ecosystem-based adaption (EbA) case study highlights the key EbA activities under the Ecosystem-based Adaptation Approach to Maintaining Water Security in Critical Water Catchments…

Wild-Caught Fish Are Feeding the World
Aug 03, 2017 · File

Wild-Caught Fish Are Feeding the World

This recent summary of the fisheries sector in Africa highlights four key takeaways in support of protecting wild-caught African fisheries. In Africa, millions rely…

Forests and Food Security: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?
Mar 21, 2017 · File

Forests 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…

Dietary quality and tree cover in Africa
Aug 07, 2017 · File

Dietary quality and tree cover in Africa

The authors use Demographic Health Survey data on food consumption for children from 21 African countries and Global Land Cover Facility tree cover data…

Bushmeat and human health: Assessing the Evidence in tropical and sub-tropical forests
Apr 24, 2017 · File

Bushmeat and human health: Assessing the Evidence in tropical and sub-tropical forests

USAID's Forestry and Biodiversity Office partners with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) to study the impacts of the consumption of and trade…

CIFOR Day at USAID
Dec 08, 2016 · File

CIFOR Day at USAID

USAID’s Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) teamed up this past October to host a series…

Aug 11, 2017 · Document

CIFOR Research Topics

 

Food Security & Biodiversity
Jan 03, 2017 · File

Food Security & Biodiversity

Almost 800 million people suffer from hunger or malnutrition worldwide. Biodiverse ecosystems produce goods and services that are fundamental to food security including wild…

Althelia Ecosphere
Aug 07, 2017 · Organization

Althelia Ecosphere

Althelia Ecosphere is an impact investment manager that delivers financial returns that are fully aligned with the conservation of nature and sustainable social development.…

Evidence Summary: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Extreme Events
Jun 09, 2017 · File

Evidence Summary: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Extreme Events

This evidence summary highlights specific ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) approaches that can help communities adapt to extreme weather and other climate events such as floods,…

Incorporating Geospatial Design into USAID Biodiversity Programming
Jul 06, 2017 · File

Incorporating Geospatial Design into USAID Biodiversity Programming

Incorporating Geospatial Design into USAID Biodiversity Programming is a biodiversity case example that describes the use of geospatial data and analysis for program design,…

Mfish (mFish)
Mar 21, 2017 · Organization

Mfish (mFish)

mFish is a public-private partnership that aims to capitalize on the revolution in mobile technology in order to improve the lives of people and…

USAID Biodiversity Policy
Nov 10, 2015 · News Item

USAID Biodiversity Policy

by Portal Web Editor — Jul 26, 2017 10:38 AM

USAID’s Biodiversity Policy builds on the Agency’s long history of conserving a global biological heritage for future generations and reflects on the recognition of…

Jul 20, 2017 · Project

Supporting Nature and People – Partnership for Enduring Resources (SNAPPER)

The SNAPPER project aims to enhance sustainability and profitability of deep-slope capture fisheries in Indonesia, through effective collaboration between companies, communities and government agencies.

Google
Jul 01, 2017 · Organization

Google

The Google story begins in 1995 at Stanford University. Larry Page was considering Stanford for grad school and Sergey Brin, a student there, was…

Congressional Oceans Caucus
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Congressional Oceans Caucus

ICCF is extending its collaboration by supporting the formation and launch of the Oceans Caucus Foundation (OCF) within its organizational structure. The Oceans Caucus…

Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program (CMBP)
May 01, 2017 · Project

Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program (CMBP)

The USAID/Caribbean regional mission's Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program (CMBP) seeks to reduce threats to marine-coastal biodiversity in order to achieve sustained biodiversity conservation, maintain…

The Sustainability Incubator
Jun 30, 2017 · Organization

The Sustainability Incubator

The Sustainability Incubator supports the food sector to build social accountability inside supply chains and environmental sustainability in the areas of production. With technological…

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Jul 10, 2017 · Organization

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

At the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), we shape the future. We do this by using science to solve real issues. Our…

Phillips Seafood
Jul 01, 2017 · Organization

Phillips Seafood

The Phillips seafood tradition started a century ago on Hoopers Island, where the A.E. Phillips & Son processing plant sourced wild crabs, fish and…

U.S. Department of the Interior DOI
Jun 05, 2017 · Organization

U.S. Department of the Interior DOI

The Department of the Interior protects and manages the Nation's natural resources and cultural heritage; provides scientific and other information about those resources; and…

Jun 14, 2017 · Project

5th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop

5th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop (GFETW) Practitioner level training and briefings

The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. We…

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the dedication of…

RARE (rare)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

RARE (rare)

For more than 25 years, rare has empowered local communities in over 50 countries to shift from being resource users to environmental stewards. rare’s…

Securing Marine Tenure in Small-scale Fisheries
Jun 19, 2017 · Project

Securing Marine Tenure in Small-scale Fisheries

USAID carries out research on land and marine tenure to support programs on fisheries and coastal management.

Jul 04, 2017 · Project

Traceability to verify Keshken Indigenous certification

A project to use ThisFish's traceability platform to verify the Indigenous certification Keshken on seafood products.

Jul 04, 2017 · Project

Traceability in Brazil's Mangrove Crab Fishery

A project to improve the handling and traceability of mangrove crab from artisanal fishermen in Brazil's RESEX

Jul 04, 2017 · Project

Improving Fisheries Information and Traceability for Tuna

A project to implement consumer-facing traceability on artisanal handline tuna from Indonesia.

Labor Safe Screen
Jun 30, 2017 · Project

Labor Safe Screen

Food companies can help advance decent working conditions in fishing and aquaculture by screening seafood products to learn the actual working conditions producers take on.

Jul 04, 2017 · Project

Integrating Traceability into a Commercial Fish Auction

A project that integrates the warehousing and auction software of the Portland Fish Exchange with ThisFish's seafood traceability platform.

Jul 04, 2017 · Project

Tally-O: Improving internal traceability through digitization in small-scale processors

A project to develop open-source beta software to enable seafood processing companies to improve their internal traceability and production data recording through software called Tally-O.

Jul 06, 2017 · Project

Fisheries Development Model & Capture Lessons Learned

Development of a framework for understanding and intervening in challenged global fisheries from a systems perspective. The methodology is being developed and tested in…

Jul 06, 2017 · Project

Building Technology Vendor Capacity

Working with Seafood Traceability technology companies to determine their needs to grow the industry, and improve education and awareness of their services within the…

Jul 06, 2017 · Project

Global Catch Documentation and Traceability (CDT) Architecture

Creation of a technology architecture to facilitate accessible and affordable interoperability of data technology throughout a supply chain in order to allow for full…

Jul 06, 2017 · Project

Seafood Industry Traceability Toolkit

A series of tools and resources that will help seafood industry businesses determine their traceability needs and the first steps on how to begin…

World Ocean Council WOC
Jun 26, 2017 · Organization

World Ocean Council WOC

The World Ocean Council (WOC) is a global, cross-sectoral ocean industry leadership alliance committed to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”, developed by and for the private…

University of Alabama-Birmingham
Jun 22, 2017 · Organization

University of Alabama-Birmingham

Our story is one of remarkable growth in size, quality, reputation and impact. In a little more than four decades, UAB has transformed from…

Seafood Harvesters of America
Jun 22, 2017 · Organization

Seafood Harvesters of America

As domestic harvesters of an American public resource, we recognize and embrace our stewardship responsibility. We strive for accountability in our fisheries, encourage others…

Jul 04, 2017 · Project

Juan Fernandez Rock Lobster Traceability Project

A project to set up electronic traceability from boat to plate with some 64 artisanal rock lobster fishermen in Chile.

Sea Delight
Jun 26, 2017 · Organization

Sea Delight

Sea Delight is committed to supporting sustainable fisheries by participating in sustainability workshops and partnering with our suppliers to cooperate with appropriate NGO's (non-government…

National Restaurant Association
Jun 22, 2017 · Organization

National Restaurant Association

About Us The National Restaurant Association (NRA) is the largest foodservice trade association in the world*—supporting over 500,000 restaurant businesses. In partnership with our…

International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) (ISS-Foundation)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) (ISS-Foundation)

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) is a global coalition of scientists, the tuna industry and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) — the world’s leading…

Monterey Bay Aquarium
Jun 26, 2017 · Organization

Monterey Bay Aquarium

The mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean.

Marine Stewardship Council
Jun 26, 2017 · Organization

Marine Stewardship Council

An international non-profit organisation established to address the problem of unsustainable fishing and safeguard seafood supplies for the future. Using the MSC fisheries certification…

Institute of Food Technologists  IFT
Jun 26, 2017 · Organization

Institute of Food Technologists IFT

Since 1939, IFT has been advancing the science of food and its application across the global food system by creating a dynamic forum where…

Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Shareholders Alliance
Jun 22, 2017 · Organization

Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Shareholders Alliance

The Shareholders' Alliance is a 501(c)(6) non-profit fishermen’s organization that represents the interests of commercial fishermen and other stakeholders that want to bring sustainability…

GoodWeave
Jun 16, 2017 · Organization

GoodWeave

GoodWeave is one of the first and only examples of an organization working to end child labor by connecting all the dots between New…

Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Jun 26, 2017 · Organization

Global Environment Facility (GEF)

The Global Environment Facility (GEF), established on the eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, is a catalyst for action on the environment —…

Future of Fish
Jun 26, 2017 · Organization

Future of Fish

A nonprofit systems change incubator. Future of Fish works with industry players, technologists, and NGOs to create business solutions to ocean challenges.

Fish 2.0 (fish20)
Jun 26, 2017 · Organization

Fish 2.0 (fish20)

Fish 2.0 builds the knowledge and connections needed to increase investment in the sustainable seafood sector. Fish 2.0 competitors improve their business models and…

Environmental Defense Fund
Jun 19, 2017 · Organization

Environmental Defense Fund

We work to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. We address today’s most urgent environmental challenges by targeting issues that affect…

Jun 19, 2017 · Organization

Various partners

Select if myriad Partners are requested.

Jun 19, 2017 · Organization

Various foundations and donors

 

ThisFish Inc.
Jun 14, 2017 · Organization

ThisFish Inc.

ThisFish Inc. is a social enterprise initiated by Vancouver-based charity Ecotrust Canada and is a leading provider of affordable, easy-to-use seafood traceability technology that…

Skoll Foundation
Jun 16, 2017 · Organization

Skoll Foundation

 

Target
Jun 16, 2017 · Organization

Target

 

National Whistleblower Center
Jun 19, 2017 · Organization

National Whistleblower Center

The National Whistleblower Center (NWC), a non-profit, tax-exempt, non-partisan organization, is the leading whistleblower legal advocacy organization with an almost 30-year history of protecting…

Asian Seafood Improvement Collaborative
Jun 29, 2017 · Organization

Asian Seafood Improvement Collaborative

The Asian Seafood Improvement Collaborative (ASIC) is an organization dedicated to fostering improvements in the Asian seafood industry by bringing stakeholders together to help…

Sustainability Incubator (SI)
Jun 30, 2017 · Organization

Sustainability Incubator (SI)

Sustainability Incubator provides the back up for ethical & sustainable food sourcing worldwide. Marrying science and technology with business and human rights knowledge, we…

Jun 29, 2017 · Project

International Pole & Line Foundation Programs

The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) works to develop, support and promote socially and environmentally responsible coastal tuna fisheries around the world through…

Jun 30, 2017 · Project

Development of a globally recognized framework to evaluate tropical small scale fisheries against environmental sustainability standards

Building and investment in sustainable small scale fisheries in Indonesia and the Philippines.

Darden Restaurants
Jun 29, 2017 · Organization

Darden Restaurants

Darden is a restaurant company featuring a portfolio of differentiated brands that include Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, The Capital…

Bumble Bee Tuna
Jun 29, 2017 · Organization

Bumble Bee Tuna

Bumble Bee Seafoods was founded in 1899 by a handful of dedicated fishermen. Today, privately held and headquartered in the United States, Bumble Bee…

Jun 22, 2017 · Project

Leveraging markets to support sustainably managed fisheries

EDF works with seafood industry leaders and other stakeholders to support fisheries that are managed sustainably to ensure both ecological and economic success for…

International Pole & Line Foundation
Jun 28, 2017 · Organization

International Pole & Line Foundation

The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) works to develop, support and promote socially and environmentally responsible one-by-one tuna fisheries around the world. IPNLF’s…

The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF)
Jun 28, 2017 · Organization

The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF)

The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) works to develop, support and promote socially and environmentally responsible pole-and-line and handline tuna fisheries around the…

IUU Risk Intelligence
Jun 28, 2017 · Organization

IUU Risk Intelligence

IUU Risk Intelligence is a consulting firm dedicated to provide technical services to promote sustainable management of fisheries resources worldwide. Dr. Pramod has worked…

The Wild Table: Fish, Forests and Food Security
Jun 23, 2017 · Video

The Wild Table: Fish, Forests and Food Security

Wild fish and forests play a much more significant role in contributing to food security and resilience than you may have thought. Learn more…

The Wild Table: Fish, Forests and Food Security
Jun 12, 2017 · News Item

The Wild Table: Fish, Forests and Food Security

by FRAME Administrator — Jun 23, 2017 01:48 PM

What do chocolate, forests and fisheries management have in common? The answer lies at the intersection of biodiversity conservation and food security. This was…

Jun 22, 2017 · Project

FishWise Anti-IUU Activities

FishWise is a non-profit sustainable seafood consultancy that promotes the health and recovery of ocean ecosystems by providing innovative market-based tools to the seafood…

Nov 23, 2015 · Document

About the Gateway

 

Jun 22, 2017 · Project

Training and Tools to Strengthen Capacity for Sustainable Fisheries Management

EDF Oceans empowers people around the world—in 12 geographies that make up 62% of global catch—to manage fisheries sustainably. We equip individuals, institutions and…

Civil-Military Approaches to Maritime Security: Africa Regional Course
Feb 08, 2016 · Project

Civil-Military Approaches to Maritime Security: Africa Regional Course

The Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR) offers a two-week custom-designed Expanded International Education and Training (IMET) and Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP) course entitled…

USAID Global Development Alliance with Rare and Bloomberg
Jun 19, 2017 · Project

USAID Global Development Alliance with Rare and Bloomberg

USAID Philippines and Rare, with partners Bloomberg Philanthropies, Pinoy Micro-Enterprise Foundation and Encourage Capital, established a Global Development Alliance to expand the use of…

Jun 19, 2017 · Project

Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge (WCTC)

The Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge rewards innovative science and technology solutions that tackle specific wildlife trafficking issues.

Encourage Capital
Jun 19, 2017 · Organization

Encourage Capital

Encourage Capital is a new kind of investment firm that seeks to change the way investment capital is used to solve critical environmental and…

PinoyME Foundation
Jun 19, 2017 · Organization

PinoyME Foundation

With the help of trustees who are business leaders and finance experts, Pinoy Micro-Enterprise (PinoyME) Foundation uses traditional business and finance practices and employ…

Sustainable Ecosystems Achieved (SEA)
Feb 04, 2016 · Project

Sustainable Ecosystems Achieved (SEA)

USAID/Indonesia's Sustainable Ecosystems Achieved (SEA) project is demonstrating ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries management at local to national scales.

Collaborative Management for a Sustainable Fisheries Future (COMFISH)
Jun 16, 2017 · Project

Collaborative Management for a Sustainable Fisheries Future (COMFISH)

COMFISH promoted sustainable fisheries co-management and supported the government of Senegal’s efforts to reform its fisheries sector.

Munson Foundation
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Munson Foundation

The Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation began making grants in 1987-88. Over the past three decades, we have emphasized partnerships, collaborations, and seed funding…

Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program (CMBP)
May 16, 2017 · Organization

Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program (CMBP)

The Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program’s goal is to reduce the threats to marine-coastal biodiversity in priority areas in the Caribbean in order to achieve…

Safe Ocean Network
Jun 05, 2017 · Organization

Safe Ocean Network

The Safe Ocean Network seeks to build a global community to strengthen all aspects of the fight against illegal fishing including detection, enforcement, and…

Pew Charitable Trusts
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today's most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to…

Packard Foundation
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Packard Foundation

We are a family foundation guided by the enduring business philosophy and personal values of Lucile and David Packard.

Oceans 5
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Oceans 5

Oceans 5 is an international funders’ collaborative comprised of new and experienced philanthropists dedicated to protecting the world’s five oceans. We focus our investments…

Oceana
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Oceana

Oceana seeks to make our oceans more biodiverse and abundant by winning policy victories in the countries that govern much of the world's marine life.

Ocean Outcomes
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Ocean Outcomes

We envision a future with healthy aquatic ecosystems, a plentiful and profitable wild seafood supply, and thriving fishing communities.

Ocean Conservancy
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Ocean Conservancy

Ocean Conservancy is working with you to protect the ocean from today’s greatest global challenges. Together, we create science-based solutions for a healthy ocean…

NOAA
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

NOAA

NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. Our reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean…

National Geographic Society
Mar 21, 2017 · Organization

National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to exploring our planet, protecting wildlife and habitats, and helping assure that…

National Fisheries Institute
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

National Fisheries Institute

The National Fisheries Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to education about seafood safety, sustainability, and nutrition. From vessels at sea to your favorite…

Jun 12, 2017 · Project

Combating Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing with Ocean Science and Technology

Concept statement for a collaborative pilot project to address IUU fishing.

CITES Implementation and Enforcement Training
Apr 25, 2017 · Project

CITES Implementation and Enforcement Training

Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Implementation and CITES Enforcement Training for Management Authority (Scientific and Permit Management) and Customs Officers…

Jun 12, 2017 · Project

ISSF Anti-IUU Activities

ISSF’s work is directly related to all three Strategies to combat IUU: Industry and Market Incentives, Transparency and Fisheries management Strategies. Our annual report—Best…

Sep 04, 2015 · Document

USAID and U.S. Government Policy

 

Biodiversity How-To Guide 1: Developing Situation Models in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Aug 18, 2016 · File

Biodiversity How-To Guide 1: Developing Situation Models in USAID Biodiversity Programming

The Biodiversity How-To Guide 1: Developing Situation Models in USAID Biodiversity Programming is the first in a series of three guides that provide in-depth…

Biodiversity How-To Guide 2: Using Results Chains to Depict Theories of Change in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Aug 18, 2016 · File

Biodiversity How-To Guide 2: Using Results Chains to Depict Theories of Change in USAID Biodiversity Programming

The Biodiversity How-To Guide 2: Using Results Chains to Depict Theories of Change in USAID Biodiversity Programming is the second in a series of…

Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (OCEANS)
Feb 01, 2016 · Project

Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (OCEANS)

The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (OCEANS) between USAID, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center and the Coral Triangle Initiative for Coral Reefs, Fisheries and…

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Mar 21, 2017 · Organization

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA's vision: We reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind. To do that, thousands of people have been…

Moore Foundation
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Moore Foundation

Gordon and Betty Moore established the foundation to create positive outcomes for future generations. In pursuit of that vision, we foster path-breaking scientific discovery,…

Microsoft
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Microsoft

We believe in what people make possible Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

Kingfisher Foundation
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Kingfisher Foundation

The Kingfisher Foundation is a family foundation founded in 1998. Our goal is to restore and preserve the health and resilience of marine fish…

Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Mabee Foundation

The J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation, Inc., a Delaware non-profit corporation, was formed in 1948 by Mr. John E. Mabee and his…

Nov 17, 2016 · Document

Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime

New resources to improve how Combating Wildlife Trafficking programs are designed, selected, monitored and evaluated are enhancing USAID’s work and being made available for…

Summary of Indicators for Combating Wildlife Trafficking
Jan 20, 2016 · News Item

Summary of Indicators for Combating Wildlife Trafficking

by Portal Web Editor — Jun 05, 2017 01:53 PM

USAID's Measuring Impact conducted a survey and analysis of existing wildlife crime indicators to inform the development of USAID indicators and build the evidence…

Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime: A Toolkit for Improving Action and Accountability
Nov 19, 2015 · News Item

Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime: A Toolkit for Improving Action and Accountability

by Portal Web Editor — Jun 05, 2017 01:43 PM

Developed for any organization concerned with poaching and illegal wildlife trade, this toolkit recommends indicators for monitoring progress and effectiveness of ten major strategic…

The Fourth Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop (GFETW)
Apr 28, 2016 · Project

The Fourth Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop (GFETW)

Fisheries Practitioner level training and briefings held in San José, Costa Rica. The GFETW series are trademark events of the International MCS Network.

Apr 20, 2016 · Project

Improved Governance through Legal and Enforcement Capacity Building

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration, Office of General Counsel and Office of Law Enforcement provide a number of legal and enforcement trainings…

Implementation of APFIC Trawl Fishery Guidelines
Dec 07, 2015 · Project

Implementation of APFIC Trawl Fishery Guidelines

Support implementation of APFIC's Trawl Fishery Guidelines through subject matter exchange.

Fisheries Legal and Enforcement Training
Feb 08, 2016 · Project

Fisheries Legal and Enforcement Training

This regional training workshop focused on strengthening fisheries enforcement in West Africa through legal institutions.

Enhanced Coastal Fisheries in Bangladesh (ECOFISH-BD)
Feb 04, 2016 · Project

Enhanced Coastal Fisheries in Bangladesh (ECOFISH-BD)

USAID/Bangladesh's Enhanced Coastal Fisheries in Bangladesh (ECOFISH-BD) project combats coastal/estuarine illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing and strengthens the ability of local communities, especially women,…

Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Fisheries (ECOFISH)
Feb 04, 2016 · Project

Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Fisheries (ECOFISH)

The USAID/Philippines Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Fisheries (ECOFISH) project uses an ecosystem-based approach to fisheries management to achieve social, economic and ecological sustainability and…

U.S. Coast Guard IUU Fishing Enforcement-Related Capacity Building Training
May 02, 2017 · Project

U.S. Coast Guard IUU Fishing Enforcement-Related Capacity Building Training

The U.S. Coast Guard conducts international capacity building training that has varying degrees of applicability to IUU fishing enforcement. Trainings provided by the U.S.…

U.S. Coast Guard Fisheries Enforcement Shiprider Operations
May 02, 2017 · Project

U.S. Coast Guard Fisheries Enforcement Shiprider Operations

The U.S. Coast Guard regularly exercises 16 bilateral fisheries law enforcement shiprider agreements with countries in the Eastern Pacific and in West Africa. These…

Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP)
May 01, 2017 · Project

Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP)

USAID/Ghana's Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP) aims to rebuild targeted marine fish stocks that have seen major declines in landings over the last decade,…

IUCN
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

IUCN

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public,…

INTERPOL
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

INTERPOL

INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization, with 190 member countries. Our role is to enable police around the world to work together…

International Monitoring Control and Surveillance Network (IMCS Network)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

International Monitoring Control and Surveillance Network (IMCS Network)

The International Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance (MCS) Network was established in 2001 to provide a mechanism for fisheries law enforcement professionals to share information…

Flying Under the Radar: Wildlife Trafficking in the Air Transport Sector
May 26, 2017 · News Item

Flying Under the Radar: Wildlife Trafficking in the Air Transport Sector

by FRAME Administrator — May 26, 2017 10:32 AM

The "Flying Under the Radar: Wildlife Trafficking in the Air Transport Sector" report is the most comprehensive assessment of wildlife trafficking in the air…

May 10, 2017 · Project

Obangame Express 2017: Ghana

NOAA Office of Law Enforcement agents provided two days of instruction on best practices in fisheries evidence collection and a practical exercise on fisheries…

International Military Education & Training (IMET)
May 16, 2017 · Organization

International Military Education & Training (IMET)

The goals of IMET are to: Train future leaders. Create a better understanding of the United States. Establish a rapport between the U.S. military…

International  Air Traffic Association (IATA)
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

International  Air Traffic Association (IATA)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 265 airlines or 83% of total air traffic.…

Honduras Center for Marine Studies
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Honduras Center for Marine Studies

Welcome to the Centre for Marine Studies We are a Honduran non-governmental organization conducting applied research on coastal and marine ecosystems. Initially founded on…

Highliner
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Highliner

High Liner Foods is the leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood. Our retail branded products are sold throughout the United…

Satellite Applications Catapult
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Satellite Applications Catapult

The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent innovation and technology company, created to foster growth across the economy through the exploitation of space. We…

Seaweb
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Seaweb

SeaWeb—a Project of The Ocean Foundation: The Ocean Foundation is a unique community foundation with a mission to support, strengthen, and promote those organizations…

Secure Fisheries
Mar 21, 2017 · Organization

Secure Fisheries

Secure Fisheries employs a science-based approach to combat illegal fishing and support sustainable fisheries by working to strengthen maritime policies, engaging in community-supported projects,…

SkyTruth
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

SkyTruth

SkyTruth is a technology-driven nonprofit with a mission to protect the environment by making more of it visible. We do this by using satellite…

SMART (Telecommunications)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

SMART (Telecommunications)

At Smart, we have built an organization with a mindset biased for action, innovation and constant change. Our goal – to come out with…

Smithsonian
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 19 museums and the National Zoo—shaping the future by preserving our…

Southeast Asia Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Southeast Asia Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC)

The mandate of SEAFDEC as endorsed by the 41st Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council is “to develop and manage the fisheries potential of the…

Stimson Center
Jan 29, 2016 · Organization

Stimson Center

The Stimson Center is a nonpartisan policy research center working to solve the world’s greatest threats to security and prosperity.

Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission

The objectives of the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission (SRFC) is to reinforce cooperation between Member States, and the coordination of policies in terms of: the…

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership

SFP takes a constructive approach to environmental challenges, working together with the seafood industry to figure out how to produce the world’s fish and…

The Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR)
May 16, 2017 · Organization

The Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR)

The Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR) is a Department of Defense (DoD) organization within the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). CCMR prepares practitioners from all…

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity  (TEEB)
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) is a global initiative focused on “making nature’s values visible”. Its principal objective is to mainstream the…

The Naval Postgraduate School  (NPS)
May 16, 2017 · Organization

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)

The Naval Postgraduate School is a graduate research university offering master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 70 fields of study to the U.S.…

TRAFFIC
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

TRAFFIC

TRAFFIC believes in a world where wildlife trade maintains wildlife populations and contributes to sustainable human development. Through research, analysis, guidance and influence we…

Freeland Foundation
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

Freeland Foundation

Freeland is a frontline counter-trafficking organization working for a world that is free of wildlife trafficking and human slavery. Our team of law enforcement,…

Foundations of Success (FOS)
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

Foundations of Success (FOS)

Foundations of Success (FOS) is a small, not-for-profit organization committed to working with practitioners to learn how to do conservation better through the process…

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Mar 21, 2017 · Organization

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's efforts – to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food…

FishWise
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

FishWise

A sustainable seafood consultancy that promotes the health and recovery of ocean ecosystems through environmentally responsible practices.

Fauna and Flora International
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

Fauna and Flora International

OUR MISSION To act to conserve threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take into account…

Environmental Law Institute
Mar 21, 2017 · Organization

Environmental Law Institute

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) makes law work for people, places, and the planet. ELI’s Vision is “a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant…

Environmental Justice Foundation
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Environmental Justice Foundation

The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) is a UK-based non-profit organisation working internationally to protect the environment and defend human rights. Our work focuses on…

EnterpriseWorks/VITA
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

EnterpriseWorks/VITA

For more than 50 years in 100 countries, EnterpriseWorks/VITA (EWV) has worked to combat poverty by helping small producers and other entrepreneurs build sustainable…

Engility
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government,…

Developing Alternatives Incorporated (DAI)
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

Developing Alternatives Incorporated (DAI)

DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.

Coral Reef Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs Fisheries (CTI-CRF)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Coral Reef Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs Fisheries (CTI-CRF)

The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) is a multilateral partnership of six countries formed in 2007 to address…

Consortium for Ocean Leadership
Mar 21, 2017 · Organization

Consortium for Ocean Leadership

The Consortium for Ocean Leadership (COL) is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization that represents the leading ocean science and technology institutions — public and…

Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF)
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF)

Conservation Strategy Fund sustains natural ecosystems and human communities through strategies powered by conservation economics. Our trainings, analysis, and timely expertise make development smarter,…

U.S. Trade Representative
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

U.S. Trade Representative

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) negotiates directly with foreign governments to create trade agreements, to resolve disputes, and to participate…

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Mar 21, 2017 · Organization

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. Established in 1997 through a merger between the United Nations…

URI Coastal Resources Center
May 01, 2017 · Organization

URI Coastal Resources Center

The Coastal Resources Center (CRC) at the Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island is dedicated to advancing coastal management worldwide. In addition…

Vulcan
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Vulcan

Vulcan Inc. is a nimble private company based in Seattle, Washington working to solve some of the biggest global issues. The projects and investments…

Chatham House
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Chatham House

Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is an independent policy institute based in London. Our mission is to help build a sustainably…

Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS)
Mar 21, 2017 · Organization

Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS)

C4ADS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing data-driven analysis and evidence-based reporting on global conflict and transnational security issues. We use cutting-edge technologies…

Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM)

The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) was officially inaugurated on 27 March 2003, in Belize City, Belize, where it is headquartered, following the signing…

Bloomberg Philanthropy
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Bloomberg Philanthropy

Bloomberg Philanthropies works to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. We focus on five key areas that encompass the issues…

Birdlife International
Mar 30, 2017 · Organization

Birdlife International

We are a global Partnership of independent organisations working together as one for nature and people. Read more about BirdLife. We create action through…

Asia Pacific Fisheries Commission
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Asia Pacific Fisheries Commission

The Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) works to improve understanding, awareness and cooperation in fisheries issues in the Asia-Pacific region. The APFIC Secretariat is hosted…

Asia Development Bank
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Asia Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank was conceived in the early 1960s as a financial institution that would be Asian in character and foster economic growth…

Walton Foundation
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Walton Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation is committed to investing in programs that will make a positive, long-term difference in three main areas of focus: K-12…

Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC)
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC)

The general objective of the Commission is to promote the effective conservation, management and development of the living marine resources of the area of…

Whole Foods
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Whole Foods

With great courage, integrity and love – we embrace our responsibility to co-create a world where each of us, our communities and our planet…

Wildlife Conservation Society
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS's goal is to conserve the world's largest wild places in 15 priority regions, home to more than 50% of the world's biodiversity.

ASEAN Wildlife Enforcement Network
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

ASEAN Wildlife Enforcement Network

ASEAN-WEN aims to address illegal exploitation and trade in CITES-listed species within the ASEAN region. It is an integrated network among law enforcement agencies…

World Animal Protection
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

World Animal Protection

From our regional hubs in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and Latin America, we move the world to protect animals.

World Bank
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

World Bank

The World Bank Group works in every major area of development. We provide a wide array of financial products and technical assistance, and we…

World Wildlife Fund
Dec 30, 2015 · Organization

World Wildlife Fund

For 50 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported…

WorldFish
May 01, 2017 · Organization

WorldFish

Our goal is to reduce poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture. In the developing world, more than one billion poor people obtain…

Biodiversity How-To Guide 3: Defining Outcomes & Indicators for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Aug 18, 2016 · File

Biodiversity How-To Guide 3: Defining Outcomes & Indicators for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in USAID Biodiversity Programming

The Biodiversity How-To Guide 3: Defining Outcomes and Indicators for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in USAID Biodiversity Programming is the third in a series…

World Resources Institute (WRI)
Mar 10, 2015 · Organization

World Resources Institute (WRI)

World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, and…

Terra Global Capital
Mar 10, 2015 · Organization

Terra Global Capital

Terra Global was founded in 2006 to facilitate market and results-based payment approaches for forest and agriculture emission reductions that provide community benefits. Terra…

Landesa
Mar 11, 2015 · Organization

Landesa

Landesa works to secure land rights for the world’s poorest people– those 2.47 billion* chiefly rural people who live on less than two dollars…

Greenhouse Gas Management Institute
Mar 11, 2015 · Organization

Greenhouse Gas Management Institute

Recognizing the importance of greenhouse gas (GHG) measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) systems as well as competency and ethics, the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute…

Tetra Tech
Mar 10, 2015 · Organization

Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction management, and technical services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by…

Conservation International
Mar 10, 2015 · Organization

Conservation International

For more than 25 years, Conservation International has been protecting nature for the benefit of everyone on Earth. But we’re not a run-of-the-mill environmental…

Sep 03, 2015 · Document

Wildlife Crime

 

Sep 10, 2015 · Document

Conservation Effectiveness

 

Feb 18, 2016 · File

Conservation Enterprises: Using a theory of change approach to synthesize lessons from USAID biodiversity projects

In an effort to increase the understanding of conservation enterprises’ activities and outcomes and to improve the effectiveness of biodiversity programming, this brief synthesizes…

Conservation is Development
Nov 13, 2014 · File

Conservation is Development

Conservation is an American tradition, and it is important to USAID’s mission as an international development agency. Healthy natural systems provide goods and services…

Integrating Livelihood and Conservation Goals: A Retrospective Analysis of World Bank Projects
Feb 01, 2017 · File

Integrating Livelihood and Conservation Goals: A Retrospective Analysis of World Bank Projects

Using a database of World Bank project evaluations, E3/FAB’s new study called “Integrating Livelihood and Conservation Goals: A Retrospective Analysis of World Bank Projects”…

Conservation is Development Video
Oct 22, 2015 · Video

Conservation is Development Video

This video was created to illustrate USAID's vision of conserving biodiversity for sustainable long-term development, articulated in detail in the Agency's first-ever Biodiversity Policy.

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook
Jul 08, 2015 · News Item

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook

by Portal Web Editor — Mar 17, 2017 02:49 PM

The 2015 USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook is a foundational resource for implementation of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The main purpose of the handbook is…

Sep 10, 2015 · Document

Conservation is Development

 

Nature is a Treasure Trove for Human Well-being
Nov 18, 2016 · News Item

Nature is a Treasure Trove for Human Well-being

by Gateway Web Editor — Mar 09, 2017 04:45 PM

And there is the plethora of research that supports it. Scientists and researchers spend their professional lives gathering evidence that helps prove what many…

Combating Wildlife Trafficking Cross-Mission Learning Agenda
Mar 06, 2017 · File

Combating Wildlife Trafficking Cross-Mission Learning Agenda

The CWT Learning Agenda explores assumptions and evidence behind three strategic approaches by outlining key learning questions the Learning Group will collaborate to answer,…

Instructions for Populating the Interactive Inventory of Capacity Building Initiatives to Combat IUU Fishing
Dec 06, 2016 · File

Instructions for Populating the Interactive Inventory of Capacity Building Initiatives to Combat IUU Fishing

A PDF providing instructions for populating the Interactive Inventory of Capacity Building Initiatives to Combat IUU Fishing.

The Importance of Biodiversity and Natural Systems to Food Security in Tanzania
Jan 03, 2017 · File

The Importance of Biodiversity and Natural Systems to Food Security in Tanzania

Many Tanzanians face chronic food insecurity and undernutrition despite steady national economic growth. The most recent Demographic and Health Survey found that 38 percent…

Food Security and Health Depend on Intact and Biodiverse Ecosystems
Feb 14, 2017 · News Item

Food Security and Health Depend on Intact and Biodiverse Ecosystems

by FRAME Administrator — Feb 21, 2017 09:14 AM

Taylor Ricketts’ work focuses on the overarching question: How do we meet the needs of people and nature in an increasingly crowded, changing world?

USAID’s Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, 2016 Report
Sep 22, 2016 · File

USAID’s Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, 2016 Report

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) submits this report pursuant to Section 118 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (FAA), as…

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: CAPTURING THE CHARISMATIC
Feb 10, 2017 · File

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: CAPTURING THE CHARISMATIC

Gunung Leuser National Park, in Indonesia, is the only place on earth that is home to tigers, orangutans, elephants and rhinos. To protect these…

Jul 30, 2014 · News Item

Global Conservation Program Homepage

by Portal Web Editor — Feb 07, 2017 02:56 PM

The Global Conservation Program (GCP) was a partnership between USAID and six leading nongovernmental organizations that aimed to conserve globally significant areas of biodiversity…

Jan 10, 2017 · File

CIFOR’s Gender Research: Approaches, Achievements & Impacts

CIFOR’s Gender Research: Approaches, Achievements & Impacts

Jan 10, 2017 · File

Research to Impact at CIFOR

Research to Impact at CIFOR

Jan 10, 2017 · File

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, GENDER, JUSTICE AND TENURE (EGT)

2017 RESEARCH PRIORITIES

Jan 10, 2017 · File

SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES AND FOOD SYSTEMS: EVIDENCE FOR INTEGRATION

SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES AND FOOD SYSTEMS: EVIDENCE FOR INTEGRATION

Jan 10, 2017 · File

CIFOR STRATEGY 2016-2025

Stepping up to the new Global Development Agenda

CIFOR day story
Jan 05, 2017 · File

CIFOR day story

CIFOR day story

Forest Legality Alliance: Tackling Illegal Logging "From Seed To Song"
Dec 19, 2016 · File

Forest Legality Alliance: Tackling Illegal Logging "From Seed To Song"

USAID supported the Forest Legality Alliance (FLA), private sector and civil society working together to ensure compliance with revisions to the Lacey Act intended…

Adding It Up: Economic Tools To Improve Infra-Structure Planning and Biodiversity Conservation
Dec 19, 2016 · File

Adding It Up: Economic Tools To Improve Infra-Structure Planning and Biodiversity Conservation

USAID believes that decisions about whether and where to build roads, dams and other infrastructure should carefully consider impacts on biodiversity and the opportunity…

Sep 10, 2015 · Document

Legality and Sustainability

 

Protecting tigers with project predator
Dec 13, 2016 · File

Protecting tigers with project predator

To ensure a future for tigers and other Asian big cats, USAID supported INTERPOL's Project Predator that works to dismantle criminal networks trafficking in…

Biodiversity Cross-Mission Learning Program Video
Dec 01, 2016 · Video

Biodiversity Cross-Mission Learning Program Video

The concept for this video was a winning submission from the 2015 CLA Case Competition. The video highlights CLA in action through the Conservation…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: Moving Beyond Fences in the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA)
Apr 19, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: Moving Beyond Fences in the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA)

The “Beyond Fences” project, focused on trade policy for beef and associated veterinary cordon fences in the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area, was implemented by…

Biodiversity Conservation and Food Security Inextricably Linked
Nov 14, 2016 · News Item

Biodiversity Conservation and Food Security Inextricably Linked

by FRAME Administrator — Dec 01, 2016 03:13 PM

Biodiversity underpins the ecosystem goods and services that enable sustainable development and its conservation remains a top priority for USAID.

Nov 17, 2016 · Document

Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge

 

How-To-Guide 3 Summary: Defining Outcomes & Indicators for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Nov 09, 2016 · File

How-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.

How-To-Guide 2 Summary: Using Results Chains to Depict Theories of Change in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Nov 09, 2016 · File

How-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.

How-To-Guide 1 Summary: Developing Situation Models in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Nov 09, 2016 · File

How-To-Guide 1 Summary: Developing Situation Models in USAID Biodiversity Programming

This is a summary of the How-To-Guide describing what a situation model is and how to build one.

Linkages Between the Natural Environment and Select Nutritional Outcomes: Evidence from USAID-supported Research Collaborations
Nov 08, 2016 · File

Linkages Between the Natural Environment and Select Nutritional Outcomes: Evidence from USAID-supported Research Collaborations

At the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado (October, 2016), Dr. Anila Jacob of the USAID Biodiversity Results and Integrated Development…

Are alternative livelihood projects effective at reducing local threats to specified elements of biodiversity and/or improving or maintaining the conservation status of those elements?
Jan 19, 2016 · News Item

Are alternative livelihood projects effective at reducing local threats to specified elements of biodiversity and/or improving or maintaining the conservation status of those elements?

by Portal Web Editor — Oct 28, 2016 01:10 PM

USAID reviewed and contributed materials for this systematic review of alternative livelihoods and conservation.

CIFOR launches a new website
Oct 28, 2016 · News Item

CIFOR launches a new website

by Gateway Web Editor — Oct 28, 2016 09:15 AM

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) launched a new website on bushmeat – wild species that are hunted for food. The website brings…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook 2015 - Chapter 4.7: Society, Culture, and Institutions
Nov 02, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook 2015 - Chapter 4.7: Society, Culture, and Institutions

Chapter 4.7 of USAID's Biodiversity and Development Handbook focuses on the intersection of conservation and human society as expressed in social institutions, including cultural…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.8: Democracy, Rights and Governance
Nov 02, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.8: Democracy, Rights and Governance

Chapter 4.8 of USAID's Biodiversity and Development Handbook is focused on the intersection of biodiversity and conservation with democracy, rights and governance. Section 4.8.1…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.9: Land and Marine Tenure and Property Rights
Nov 02, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.9: Land and Marine Tenure and Property Rights

Chapter 4.9 of USAID's Biodiversity and Development Handbook is focused on the integration of biodiversity conservation work with the sectors of land and marine…

Rewards and Risks Associated with Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking
Jun 03, 2016 · File

Rewards and Risks Associated with Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking

This Biodiversity Research Paper explores the roles communities do and should play in countering wildlife crime, motivations, and benefits for individuals and communities to…

Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime: A Toolkit for Improving Action and Accountability
Nov 11, 2015 · File

Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime: A Toolkit for Improving Action and Accountability

Developed for any organization concerned with poaching and illegal wildlife trade, this CWC toolkit recommends indicators for monitoring progress and effectiveness of ten major…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Malawi
Nov 11, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Malawi

Fish in Malawi are significant contributors to both global biodiversity and local food security. Fish provide an estimated 28% of the country’s animal protein…

Biodiversity conservation and forestry programs 2015 Report, fiscal year 2014 results and funding
Aug 12, 2016 · File

Biodiversity conservation and forestry programs 2015 Report, fiscal year 2014 results and funding

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) submits this report to fulfill the requirement for an annual report on implementation of Section 118…

Biodiversity conservation and forestry programs 2016 report, fiscal year 2015 results and funding
Sep 07, 2016 · File

Biodiversity conservation and forestry programs 2016 report, fiscal year 2015 results and funding

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) submits this report pursuant to Section 118 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (FAA), as…

Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development (BUILD) Fact Sheet
Nov 11, 2015 · File

Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development (BUILD) Fact Sheet

USAID’s support to the Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) through the BUILD program aimed to improve policy, regulatory, and planning approaches to avoid or reduce…

BRIDGE Biodiversity Results and Integrated Development Gains Enhanced
Jul 25, 2016 · File

BRIDGE Biodiversity Results and Integrated Development Gains Enhanced

BRIDGE project provides technical support to USAID biodiversity integration working groups in the sectors of Climate Change, Democracy & Governance, Economic Growth, Food Security,…

Biodiversity Conservation Advances Global Health Priorities
Jul 25, 2016 · File

Biodiversity Conservation Advances Global Health Priorities

A growing body of evidence suggests that biodiversity and healthy ecosystems provide goods and services (e.g. wild foods, pollination, climate regulation) that significantly contribute…

Fishing for Food Security: The Importance of Wild Fisheries for Food Security and Nutrition
Apr 18, 2016 · News Item

Fishing for Food Security: The Importance of Wild Fisheries for Food Security and Nutrition

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 26, 2016 10:52 AM

The Importance of Wild Fisheries for Local Food Security Briefing Book explores the role of fisheries in global development, showcases case studies of USAID…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 3: Conservation Approaches
Nov 10, 2015 · News Item

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 3: Conservation Approaches

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 26, 2016 10:03 AM

The 2015 USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook is a foundational resource for implementation of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The main purpose of the handbook is…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 5: Annexes
Nov 10, 2015 · News Item

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 5: Annexes

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 26, 2016 09:59 AM

The 2015 USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook is a foundational resource for implementation of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The main purpose of the handbook is…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 2: Biodiversity Programming
Nov 10, 2015 · News Item

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 2: Biodiversity Programming

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 26, 2016 09:46 AM

The 2015 USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook is a foundational resource for implementation of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The main purpose of the handbook is…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4: Biodiversity and Development Intersections
Nov 10, 2015 · News Item

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4: Biodiversity and Development Intersections

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 26, 2016 09:43 AM

The USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook contains sections in Chapter Four that are a primer on integration of biodiversity into key development sectors. Like…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 1: Introduction
Nov 10, 2015 · News Item

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 1: Introduction

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 26, 2016 09:30 AM

The 2015 USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook is a foundational resource for implementation of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The main purpose of the handbook is…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda
Feb 25, 2015 · News Item

USAID Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 26, 2016 09:28 AM

USAID's Forestry and Biodiversity Office and Agency colleagues worked together over two years to define and prioritize the most critical questions in biodiversity conservation…

Aug 29, 2016 · Document

USAID Biodiversity Annual Reports

USAID achieves multiple conservation and development objectives through programs that protect biodiversity in forests and other ecosystems, maintain or increase carbon stocks in forests,…

 Building a Case for Integrated Development: Identifying and Answering Key Research Questions
Sep 01, 2016 · Video

Building a Case for Integrated Development: Identifying and Answering Key Research Questions

International development programs often tackle the world’s most complex problems by sector, but this fragmentation rarely considers the interconnectedness that determines success or the…

Oct 23, 2015 · Document

Learning Networks

 

Sep 06, 2016 · News Item

The Case for Integrated Development

by Gateway Web Editor — Sep 06, 2016 11:09 AM

Often the world’s most pressing and complex problems are addressed sector-by-sector rather than holistically. The world we live in is not compartmentalized and the…

Environmental Flows Management for Improved Resilience
Sep 01, 2016 · Video

Environmental Flows Management for Improved Resilience

Over the course of time humans have built dams to store water, bridges to cross mighty rivers and canals to divert water to farm…

USAID Mozambique: Rebuilding Gorongosa National Park (English)
Aug 29, 2016 · Video

USAID Mozambique: Rebuilding Gorongosa National Park (English)

Restoring and protecting Gorongosa National Park is an enormous task that cannot be achieved alone. In this video, United States Ambassador to Mozambique, Douglas…

Conservation: USAID in Kenya
Aug 31, 2016 · Video

Conservation: USAID in Kenya

In northern Kenya, a drought-prone landscape is also home to nomadic herders and a range of wildlife. In 2004, USAID began to invest in…

Fisheries Matter
Aug 29, 2016 · Video

Fisheries Matter

Did you know that fisheries products are the world's most widely traded foods, supporting a $500 billion global economy, and that fishing is the…

USAID Biodiversity & Forestry Seminar: Conservation Certification and Product Branding–The Case of Wildlife-Friendly Certification
Aug 31, 2016 · Video

USAID Biodiversity & Forestry Seminar: Conservation Certification and Product Branding–The Case of Wildlife-Friendly Certification

Video of the presentation by Ann Koontz and Steven DuPuis, et al., on Wednesday May 12, 2010, at the USAID Information Center. Related PowerPoint,…

Aug 30, 2016 · Event

IUCN World Conservation Congress Hawaii 2016

(1801 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, from Sep 01, 2016 08:00 PM to Sep 10, 2016 05:15 PM)

USAID is participating in the World Conservation Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii from September 1-10. Please stop by our booth, near the US Government Pavillon,…

Research Questions and Methodologies  for a Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda
Mar 04, 2016 · News Item

Research Questions and Methodologies for a Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 01, 2016 01:19 AM

Research tests key assumptions and development hypotheses to enhance the evidence base of USAID’s biodiversity and development programming. A research question is a refinement…

Sep 10, 2015 · Document

Conservation Effectiveness

 

Final Report: Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development
Jun 29, 2016 · News Item

Final Report: Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development

by Portal Web Editor — Aug 30, 2016 02:44 PM

The overall goal of CSF’s BUILD program was to encourage and support the development of ecologically sound, economically efficient and socially equitable infrastructure policies…

Apr 19, 2016 · Event

Fish, Forks, and Food Security: The Importance of Wild Fisheries to Food and Job Security

(from Apr 20, 2016 09:30 AM to Apr 20, 2016 11:00 AM)

Wild fisheries were highlighted in a recent Ag Sector Council Seminar hosted by Agrilinks.

Sep 10, 2015 · Document

Reports

 

SCAPES Final Evaluation
Jul 08, 2015 · News Item

SCAPES Final Evaluation

by Portal Web Editor — Aug 29, 2016 02:11 PM

This final evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) program assesses conservation strategies used by four implementing partners to address priority…

Does the gender composition of forest and fishery management groups affect resource governance and conservation outcomes: a systematic map
Jan 20, 2016 · News Item

Does the gender composition of forest and fishery management groups affect resource governance and conservation outcomes: a systematic map

by Portal Web Editor — Aug 29, 2016 02:05 PM

This article examines the evidence that the gender composition of forest and fishery management groups affects resource governance and conservation outcomes.

Improving Decision Making Through Valuing Local Ecosystem Services: São Luiz do Tapajós Hydroelectric Case
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Improving Decision Making Through Valuing Local Ecosystem Services: São Luiz do Tapajós Hydroelectric Case

Are we learning from our mistakes? | Common environmental and social costs on Amazon context

Impactos Econômicos da Construção da Hidrelétrica de São Luiz do Tapajós ao Provimento de Serviços Ecossistêmicos Para a População Local e Regional
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Impactos Econômicos da Construção da Hidrelétrica de São Luiz do Tapajós ao Provimento de Serviços Ecossistêmicos Para a População Local e Regional

Caso a AHE São Luiz do Tapajós seja construída, muitos serviços ecossistêmicos serão impactados, influenciando o bem estar de centenas de pessoas que deles…

El Filtro de Carreteras: Un Análisis Estratégico de Proyectos Viales en la Amazonía
Mar 27, 2016 · File

El Filtro de Carreteras: Un Análisis Estratégico de Proyectos Viales en la Amazonía

El Filtro de Carreteras es una herramienta de análisis desarrollada por Conservación Estratégica para apoyar la conservación y el desarrollo sostenible. La herramienta utiliza…

Costos y Beneficios del Proyecto Hidroeléctrico del Río Inambari
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Costos y Beneficios del Proyecto Hidroeléctrico del Río Inambari

El Acuerdo Energético firmado por los gobiernos de Perú y Brasil en junio de 2010, pero aún no aprobado por los respectivos congresos nacionales,…

Análisis Económico y Socioambiental de los Proyectos de Interconexión Pucallpa-Cruzeiro do Sul
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Análisis Económico y Socioambiental de los Proyectos de Interconexión Pucallpa-Cruzeiro do Sul

Las grandes obras de infraestructura, como los proyectos de interconexión terrestre, juegan un rol estratégico para el desarrollo de las naciones. No obstante, muchas…

USAID Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development (BUILD) Fact Sheet
Mar 27, 2016 · File

USAID Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development (BUILD) Fact Sheet

USAID’s support to the Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) through the BUILD program aims to improve policy, regulatory, and planning approaches to avoid or reduce…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: Eastern Cordillera Real Landscape
Apr 19, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: Eastern Cordillera Real Landscape

The Eastern Cordillera Real landscape lies at the junction of the Amazon Basin, the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Spanning 90,000 square kilometers,…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Daurian Steppe Landscape
Apr 19, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Daurian Steppe Landscape

The Daurian Steppe was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts under USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. SCAPES had two main…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Kazungula Heartland
Apr 19, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Kazungula Heartland

The Kazungula Heartland was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts under USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. SCAPES had four primary…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: Kilimanjaro Landscape
Apr 20, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: Kilimanjaro Landscape

The Kilimanjaro was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts under USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. In the Kilimanjaro, AWF improved…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Greater Madidi-Tambopata Landscape
Apr 20, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Greater Madidi-Tambopata Landscape

The Greater Madidi-Tambopata landscape was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts under USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. In this landscape,…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Ruvuma Landscape
Apr 20, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Ruvuma Landscape

The Ruvuma landscape was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts in USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. Conservation was undertaken by…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Sacred Himalayan Landscape
Apr 20, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Sacred Himalayan Landscape

The Sacred Himalayan Landscape was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts in USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. Conservation of Sacred…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Ustyurt Plateau
Apr 20, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Ustyurt Plateau

The Ustyurt Landscape Conservation Initiative was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale projects under USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. The initiative…

Guidelines for Learning and Applying the Natural Resource Governance Tool (NRGT) in Landscapes and Seascapes
May 18, 2016 · File

Guidelines for Learning and Applying the Natural Resource Governance Tool (NRGT) in Landscapes and Seascapes

This guide, which has been tested in eleven landscapes, provides one approach to identifying the most important groups with rights to manage natural resources…

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION GOALS Assessing the Status of the Evidence
May 18, 2016 · File

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION GOALS Assessing the Status of the Evidence

Learning how to communicate and work with different groups builds constituencies to support conservation aims. An analysis by USAID's research partner the American Museum…

Technical Brief: Rewards and Risks Associated with Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking
Jun 03, 2016 · File

Technical Brief: Rewards and Risks Associated with Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking

This Biodiversity Technical Brief summarizes research on the roles communities do and should play in countering wildlife crime, motivations, and benefits for individuals and…

Final Report: Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development PDF
Aug 05, 2016 · File

Final Report: Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development PDF

The overall goal of CSF’s BUILD program was to encourage and support the development of ecologically sound, economically efficient and socially equitable infrastructure policies…

LESTARI Fast Facts on its biodiversity   conservation work
Jul 29, 2016 · File

LESTARI Fast Facts on its biodiversity conservation work

LESTARI, meaning "everlasting" in Bahasa Indonesia, is a sustainable forest management project. For more information on LESTARI, download the LESTARI Fast Facts.

USAID Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda
Feb 25, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda

To help build the evidence base for biodiversity conservation and integrated programming, the Agency sets this research agenda to define and prioritize the most…

USAID Scientific Research Policy
Apr 20, 2016 · News Item

USAID Scientific Research Policy

by Portal Web Editor — Aug 12, 2016 10:49 AM

This document is written for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) staff and implementing partners. The purpose of this document is to consolidate,…

Beyond Fences
Feb 24, 2012 · File

Beyond Fences

One of the most ambitious and potentially significant conservation developments taking place in southern Africa today is the formation of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs).…

Jun 21, 2016 · Document

ECO M&E

ECO works collaboratively with USAID to provide state-of-the-art M&E for all competency-based learning activities aimed at continuously informing the design, development and execution of…

Jun 21, 2016 · Document

ECO Facilitation

ECO offers facilitation services to help E3 Offices set goals and determine strategic direction through retreats and technical meetings. These interactive sessions enable USAID…

Jun 21, 2016 · Document

ECO Communications

ECO supports communications efforts through numerous outreach methods to increase awareness of USAID and partner programs and initiatives. ECO develops communications strategies, manages USAID’s…

Jun 21, 2016 · Document

ECO Knowledge Management

ECO’s knowledge management strategy focuses on those critical nuggets of operational information, best practices and lessons learned that are created both within and outside…

Identifying and Using Evidence in Biodiversity Programming
Mar 04, 2016 · News Item

Identifying and Using Evidence in Biodiversity Programming

by Portal Web Editor — Aug 05, 2016 05:29 PM

USAID’s strategic approach to policies and programmatic investments is informed by experience and cutting-edge evidence and analysis. As part of the USAID Forward reform…

SCAPES Learning Program Assessment
Jul 08, 2016 · News Item

SCAPES Learning Program Assessment

by Portal Web Editor — Aug 05, 2016 03:04 AM

In March 2014, Adult Learning Specialist Meredith Ferris from the Environmental Learning, Communication and Outreach (ECO) project was asked to partner with USAID and…

Does the gender composition of forest and fishery management groups affect resource governance and conservation outcomes: a systematic map protocol PDF
Jan 19, 2016 · File

Does the gender composition of forest and fishery management groups affect resource governance and conservation outcomes: a systematic map protocol PDF

This article examines the evidence that the gender composition of forest and fishery management groups affects resource governance and conservation outcomes.

Sep 18, 2015 · Document

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Measuring Impact: Lessons Learned from the Forest, Climate and Communities Alliance
Jul 22, 2015 · File

Measuring Impact: Lessons Learned from the Forest, Climate and Communities Alliance

MI is a five-year USAID project executed by the E3/FAB Office designed to improve the Agency’s practice of conservation by building USAID’s capacity to…

Jul 10, 2016 · Document

(CSF) Conservation Strategies Fund Project Page

Conservation Strategy Fund helps local conservationists use economic tools to find smart, efficient solutions to the most urgent environmental problems. Since its creation in…

Final Report Executive Summary: Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program
Feb 25, 2015 · File

Final Report Executive Summary: Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program

This final evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) program assesses conservation strategies used by four implementing partners to address priority…

 Scapes Partners: A Review Of Field Based Common Ground On Adaptation
Oct 14, 2014 · File

Scapes Partners: A Review Of Field Based Common Ground On Adaptation

SCAPES is USAID’s largest global conservation initiative. The program works across nine partner activities in 19 countries to address conservation through a variety of…

SCAPES Learning Program Assessment PDF
May 18, 2016 · File

SCAPES Learning Program Assessment PDF

In March 2014, Adult Learning Specialist Meredith Ferris from the Environmental Learning, Communication and Outreach (ECO) project was asked to partner with USAID and…

Pave the Impenetrable? An Economic Analysis of Potential Ikumba - Ruhija Road Alternatives in and Around Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: CSF Technical Series No. 35 | April 2015
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Pave the Impenetrable? An Economic Analysis of Potential Ikumba - Ruhija Road Alternatives in and Around Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: CSF Technical Series No. 35 | April 2015

In July 2012, the Ugandan government’s Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) advertised the opportunity to design and construct 1,900 km of strategic roads in…

Right Priorities for Africa’s Power Sector: An Evaluation of Dams Under the Programme of Infrastructure Development for Africa (PIDA)
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Right Priorities for Africa’s Power Sector: An Evaluation of Dams Under the Programme of Infrastructure Development for Africa (PIDA)

Under the auspices of the African Union, in 2012 African heads of state adopted and endorsed the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)…

Ecological Compensation to Address Environmental Externalities: Lessons from South American Case Studies
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Ecological Compensation to Address Environmental Externalities: Lessons from South American Case Studies

Large development projects commonly cause damage to ecosystems, even after measures have been taken to avoid and reduce impacts on site. Governments are increasingly…

Guía Nacional de Valoración Económica del Patrimonio Natural
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Guía Nacional de Valoración Económica del Patrimonio Natural

Conservar y proteger los recursos naturales involucra aplicar distintos mecanismos, entre ellos, perspectivas avanzadas que motiven el uso ambiental sostenible de nuestros ecosistemas. Para…

Letter: A Global Strategy for Road Building
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Letter: A Global Strategy for Road Building

The number and extent of roads will expand dramatically this century1. Globally, at least 25 million kilometres of new roads are anticipated by 2050;…

Guidelines for Conducting Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts in Uganda
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Guidelines for Conducting Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts in Uganda

The Government of Uganda with support from the Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) through the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has developed these guidelines for…

Estimating Environmental & Biodiversity Costs of Oil Pipeline Development in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 10 December 2015
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Estimating Environmental & Biodiversity Costs of Oil Pipeline Development in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 10 December 2015

Commercially viable quantities of oil and gas resources have been discovered in the Albertine Rift region of Uganda. This is estimated to yield up…

A Cost Effectiveness Approach to Routing of Linear Infrastructure in Environmentally Sensitive Areas: A Case of a Crude Oil Pipeline In the Albertine Rift in Uganda: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 7 February 2015
Mar 27, 2016 · File

A Cost Effectiveness Approach to Routing of Linear Infrastructure in Environmentally Sensitive Areas: A Case of a Crude Oil Pipeline In the Albertine Rift in Uganda: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 7 February 2015

The government of Uganda has plans to construct a pipeline to deliver crude oil from its central processing facilities in Buliisa District, to a…

Moving towards Greener Infrastructure: Innovative Legal Solutions to Common Challenges: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 6 April 2014
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Moving towards Greener Infrastructure: Innovative Legal Solutions to Common Challenges: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 6 April 2014

This report seeks to identify opportunities for the application of effective and innovative legal tools designed to reconcile infrastructure, conservation, and gender concerns. The…

Financial Mechanisms for Environmental Compliance in Infrastructure Projects: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 5: June 2013
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Financial Mechanisms for Environmental Compliance in Infrastructure Projects: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 5: June 2013

Energy and transportation infrastructure are building blocks of development. Energy is a key input to every industrial process, most agriculture and to the comfort…

Análisis económico de la carretera Pucallpa - Cruzeiro do Sul: CSF Documento en Discusion - Numero 3 Junio 2012
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Análisis económico de la carretera Pucallpa - Cruzeiro do Sul: CSF Documento en Discusion - Numero 3 Junio 2012

El planteamiento y formulación de un proyecto de interconexión vial entre la ciudad de Pucallpa, capital del departamento de Ucayali, con el Brasil data…

Pave the Impenetrable? An Economic Analysis of Potential Ikumba - Ruhija Road Alternatives in and Around Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Pave the Impenetrable? An Economic Analysis of Potential Ikumba - Ruhija Road Alternatives in and Around Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

In July 2012, the Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) advertised a request for expressions of interest to design and construct 1,900 kilometres (km) of…

Moving Towards Greener Infrastructure: Innovative Legal Solutions to Common Challenges
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Moving Towards Greener Infrastructure: Innovative Legal Solutions to Common Challenges

For most countries, developing transport and power-generation infrastructure is vital to progress. However, when infrastructure decisions fail to account for biodiversity and differentiated gender…

Financial Incentives For Green Infrastructure
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Financial Incentives For Green Infrastructure

Environmental impact assessments (EIA) are the main regulatory tool governments use to balance the development and environmental values at stake in infrastructure development. Currently,…

The Good, the Bad and the Inefficient: Assessing Dams With the Hydrocalculator
Mar 27, 2016 · File

The Good, the Bad and the Inefficient: Assessing Dams With the Hydrocalculator

Dams are vital sources of electricity and irrigation, critical to improving the lives of millions worldwide. From environmental, economic and social perspectives, however, dams…

Roads Filter: Identifying High-Risk Road Development in the Amazon Basin
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Roads Filter: Identifying High-Risk Road Development in the Amazon Basin

Over the past few decades, national and regional Amazonian governments have endorsed the rapid expansion of road construction. This attitude persists today and drives…

Filtro de Carreteras: Identificando Proyectos Viales de Alto Riesgo en la Cuenca Amazónica
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Filtro de Carreteras: Identificando Proyectos Viales de Alto Riesgo en la Cuenca Amazónica

Durante las últimas décadas, gobiernos nacionales y regionales han aprobado la rápida expansión de proyectos viales en la Amazonía. Esta situación persiste en la…

Costs and Benefits of the Inambari River Hydroelectric Project
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Costs and Benefits of the Inambari River Hydroelectric Project

Tapping hydropower in the Andean slopes is a key feature in Brazil’s electricity strategy. In June 2010, the governments of Peru and Brazil signed…

Infrastructure and Conservation: The Case of a Pucallpa-Cruzeiro Do Sul Transport Link
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Infrastructure and Conservation: The Case of a Pucallpa-Cruzeiro Do Sul Transport Link

The project for a Pucallpa-Cruzeiro do Sul highway interconnection would represent the last section of what is known as the Central Interoceanic Highway (IOC),…

CSF BUILD Smart Infrastructure Infographic
Mar 27, 2016 · File

CSF BUILD Smart Infrastructure Infographic

Energy and transportation infrastructure are essential backbones of economic development, and increase access to healthcare, education and other services. However, traditional large-scale infrastructure projects…

CSF Smart Infrastructure Summary
Mar 26, 2016 · File

CSF Smart Infrastructure Summary

Energy and transportation infrastructure are essential backbones of economic development, augmenting competitiveness of economic activities and increasing access to healthcare, education and other services.…

BUILD Year 4 Annual Report: October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015
Mar 26, 2016 · File

BUILD Year 4 Annual Report: October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015

Between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015, Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) and partners implemented the fourth and final year of the USAID program:…

BUILD Year 3 Annual Report: October 1, 2013 – September 30, 2014
Mar 26, 2016 · File

BUILD Year 3 Annual Report: October 1, 2013 – September 30, 2014

Between October 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014, Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) and partners implemented the third year of the USAID program: Biodiversity Understanding…

BUILD Year 2 Annual Report: October 1, 2012 – September 30, 2013
Mar 26, 2016 · File

BUILD Year 2 Annual Report: October 1, 2012 – September 30, 2013

Between October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2013, Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) and partners implemented the second year of the USAID program: Biodiversity Understanding…

BUILD Year 1 Annual Report: October 1, 2011 – September 30, 2012
Mar 26, 2016 · File

BUILD Year 1 Annual Report: October 1, 2011 – September 30, 2012

Between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012, Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) and partners implemented the first year of the USAID program, Biodiversity Understanding…

Dec 07, 2015 · Document

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The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Bangladesh
Nov 02, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Bangladesh

The world’s largest flooded wetland, the Bengal Delta, and the three main river systems that flow from the Himalayas into the Bay of Bengal…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Tanzania
Nov 11, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Tanzania

Fisheries are important to Tanzania’s economy, providing income, export revenues, and about 4 million jobs (about 35% of rural employment). Fish are also important…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Liberia
Nov 02, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Liberia

Fish provide approximately 15% of the country’s animal protein supply. Per capita fish consumption in Liberia is among the lowest in the region. The…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Senegal
Nov 02, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Senegal

The marine waters off Senegal are very productive, and the country has a high dependence on wild fish for food security and livelihoods. Fish…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Mozambique
Nov 02, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Mozambique

Mozambique’s government recognizes the importance of wild fisheries to the country’s food security, economic growth, poverty reduction, and gender equality. An estimated 334,000 people…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Ghana
Nov 11, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Ghana

Fish is the primary source of animal protein and livelihood for most Ghanaians, particularly those residing along the coast. Yet, poor management, overexploitation, environmental…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Cambodia
Nov 11, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Cambodia

Cambodia’s wild fisheries are among the most diverse and productive in the world and provide employment, income, and food security for millions of people.…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Kenya
Nov 11, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Kenya

Kenya’s fisheries sector includes industrial and small-scale fishers, and produces fresh and processed fish for domestic and export markets. Yet, fisheries have experienced declines…

Fishing for Food Security: The Importance of Wild Fisheries for Food Security and Nutrition PDF
Apr 06, 2016 · File

Fishing for Food Security: The Importance of Wild Fisheries for Food Security and Nutrition PDF

The Importance of Wild Fisheries for Local Food Security Briefing Book explores the role of fisheries in global development, showcases case studies of USAID…

Are alternative livelihood projects effective at reducing local threats to specified elements of biodiversity and/or improving or maintaining the conservation status of those elements? A systematic review protocol PDF
Jan 19, 2016 · File

Are alternative livelihood projects effective at reducing local threats to specified elements of biodiversity and/or improving or maintaining the conservation status of those elements? A systematic review protocol PDF

USAID reviewed and contributed materials for this systematic review of alternative livelihoods and conservation. Alternative livelihood projects are used by a variety of organisations…

US  Forest  Service  Participating  Agency  Program  Agreement  (PAPA) Evaluation Report
Oct 30, 2015 · File

US Forest Service Participating Agency Program Agreement (PAPA) Evaluation Report

USAID/E3/Forestry and Biodiversity Office (E3/FAB) has engaged with the Measuring Impact project (MI) to evaluate the United States Forest Service (USFS) Participating Agency Program…

Summary of Indicators for Combating Wildlife Trafficking PDF
Nov 11, 2015 · File

Summary of Indicators for Combating Wildlife Trafficking PDF

USAID's Measuring Impact conducted a survey and analysis of existing wildlife crime indicators to inform the development of USAID indicators and build the evidence…

Measuring Impact - Making Use of the Portfolio: Organizational Learning at USAID
Feb 18, 2016 · File

Measuring Impact - Making Use of the Portfolio: Organizational Learning at USAID

This technical analysis explores previous and ongoing social learning efforts, best practices, challenges, and lessons in USAID as a foundation for improving the implementation…

Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program (SCAPES) PDF
Jul 08, 2015 · File

Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program (SCAPES) PDF

This final evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) program assesses conservation strategies used by four implementing partners to address priority…

Framework for the Biodiversity Cross-Mission Learning Program
Nov 06, 2015 · File

Framework for the Biodiversity Cross-Mission Learning Program

USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and the Environment/Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (E3/FAB) launched the five-year Measuring Impact program (MI) to help strengthen…