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A Global Assessment of Community Based Natural Resources Management: Addressing the Critical Challenges of the Rural Sector
Feb 04, 2016 · File

A Global Assessment of Community Based Natural Resources Management: Addressing the Critical Challenges of the Rural Sector

CBNRM: An assessment with recommendations for the future. Rural development issues are critical not only for the rural areas themselves but also for addressing pressing global concerns of food security (FS), climate change, biodiversity conservation, poverty reduction, provision of environmental…

USAID Support to the Community-Based Natural Resource Management Program in Namibia: LIFE Program Review
Feb 04, 2016 · File

USAID Support to the Community-Based Natural Resource Management Program in Namibia: LIFE Program Review

Since 1992 USAID has contributed to the support of Namibia’s Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) program through the Living in a Finite Environment (LIFE) program. This report reviews USAID’s investment, major accomplishments and results, captures and disseminates lessons learned, and…

Tmatboey Community-Based Ecotourism Project, Cambodia
Feb 04, 2016 · File

Tmatboey Community-Based Ecotourism Project, Cambodia

Case study of the Tmatboey Ibis Project which aims to conserve the globally threatened large waterbirds found at Tmatboey, Cambodiam using the ibises as ‘flagships’, by establishing a local community-based tourism enterprise that directly links revenue received to long-term species conservation.

Global Sustainable Tourism  Alliance (GSTA) Performance Evaluation Final Report
Feb 04, 2016 · File

Global Sustainable Tourism Alliance (GSTA) Performance Evaluation Final Report

This evaluation focused on global issues and Washington core support for the GSTA Project. Information for the assessment came from key informant interviews with individuals within the GSTA partner institutions, a review of documents on both leader awards and country…

Conservation Enterprise Planning Checklist
Nov 02, 2016 · File

Conservation Enterprise Planning Checklist

This checklist can be used by practitioners to help plan their conservation enterprise approach. The questions help to identify the important considerations in the context of a particular site. The first set of questions is related to understanding the theory…

Elephant Pepper: Establishing Conservation-Focused Business
Feb 05, 2016 · File

Elephant Pepper: Establishing Conservation-Focused Business

This case study examines the development of a commercial product at the intersection of biodiversity conservation, economic development, and improvement in the livelihoods of poor African farmers. It shows how a market-based initiative can drive positive change.

Webinar Transcript: Conservation Enterprises: Exploring Their Effectiveness
Jul 12, 2016 · File

Webinar Transcript: Conservation Enterprises: Exploring Their Effectiveness

Presenters: Megan Hill, Natalie Dubois, Shawn Peabody explore the effectiveness of Conservation Enterprises during this June 21,2016 webinar.

Conservation Enterprises: Using a Theory of Change Approach to Examine Evidence for Biodiversity Conservation
Jun 13, 2016 · File

Conservation Enterprises: Using a Theory of Change Approach to Examine Evidence for Biodiversity Conservation

In this brief, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB) Measuring Impact (MI) project examined the evidence presented in the studies included in Roe et…

Democratising forest business: a compendium of successful locally controlled forest business organisations
Nov 16, 2016 · File

Democratising forest business: a compendium of successful locally controlled forest business organisations

The main purpose of this book is to present 19 case studies from 14 developing countries that show how local people have been democratising forest business. By this is meant the process of asserting collective local control through ownership and…

Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program
Feb 05, 2016 · File

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 threats and strengthen local capacity to conserve biodiversity. The assessment examines seven strategies based on four…

Enterprise Strategies for Coastal and Marine Conservation: A Summary of Best Practices
Feb 05, 2016 · File

Enterprise Strategies for Coastal and Marine Conservation: A Summary of Best Practices

This summary of best practices in coastal conservation based enterprises is meant to assist coastal practitioners and local government officials who currently use, or are interested in using, enterprise as a strategy for the conservation of biological diversity in rural…

Building Biodiversity Business
Sep 28, 2016 · File

Building Biodiversity Business

Case Studies: Bundling Agricultural Products with Ecosystem Services
Feb 04, 2016 · File

Case Studies: Bundling Agricultural Products with Ecosystem Services

This paper examines how bundling of ecosystem services into agricultural products (BESAP) markets are actually being set up on the ground, drawing lessons learned from six cases in Africa and Latin America

 
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