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Webinar: The Nature of Conservation Enterprises: a 20 year retrospective evaluation
Sep 06, 2018 · Video

Webinar: The Nature of Conservation Enterprises: a 20 year retrospective evaluation

This webinar is intended for international development staff with an interest in agricultural livelihood development, small enterprise development, or conservation enterprises. Speakers included Dilys Roe (IIED), the author of a 2015 systematic review finding a lack of evidence for enterprise…

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

Does providing benefits from conservation enterprises lead to behavior change?

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

Using the Conservation Enterprise Theory of Change Beyond Program Design
Dec 14, 2017 · Video

Using the Conservation Enterprise Theory of Change Beyond Program Design

In this webinar, Shawn Peabody (Measuring Impact) presents an approach to integrating monitoring, evaluation, and learning systems for conservation enterprises activities. Shawn illustrates this process with a teaching example from sea cucumber farming in Madagascar and shows how the generalize…

LESSONS FROM CONSERVATION ENTERPRISES IN THE MAYA BIOSPHERE RESERVE OF PETEN, GUATEMALA
Dec 12, 2017 · News Item

LESSONS FROM CONSERVATION ENTERPRISES IN THE MAYA BIOSPHERE RESERVE OF PETEN, GUATEMALA

by Shawn Peabody — Dec 13, 2017 06:25 PM

Twenty years after the start of conservation enterprise activities, the Petén biosphere reserve can boast of a near-zero deforestation rate. This brief report summarizes available information on the reserve to draw out important lessons for those hoping to replicate this.

New Resource: Conservation Enterprise Keys for Success
Nov 08, 2017 · News Item

New Resource: Conservation Enterprise Keys for Success

by Ryan Thompson — Nov 08, 2017 10:03 AM

"Building a Conservation Enterprise: Keys for Success” is a summary of the guidance from key resource documents on the enabling conditions that support a sustainable enterprise. It includes important insights grounded in the literature that can be applied directly to…

Lessons from 20 Years of Conservation Enterprise Support in The Maya Biosphere Reserve
Sep 14, 2017 · Video

Lessons from 20 Years of Conservation Enterprise Support in The Maya Biosphere Reserve

In this webinar from September 14th, 2017, Benjamin Hodgdon and Alejandro Santos from Rainforest Alliance and Ani Zamgochian from USAID/Guatemala talk about their experiences with conservation enterprises in the Maya Biosphere Reserve. Active community forestry concessions in the Maya Biosphere…

Webinar: Conservation Enterprise Impact Evaluation in Nepal
Aug 10, 2017 · Video

Webinar: Conservation Enterprise Impact Evaluation in Nepal

During this August 10th, 2017 Webinar, Karl Wurster from USAID/Nepal shared his plans for an impact evaluation looking at 10 years of implementation of alternative livelihoods under the Haryo Ban activity. Megan Hill (USAID/FAB) then led a discussion on this…

New Resource: Integrating Conservation & Livelihoods
Jan 31, 2017 · News Item

New Resource: Integrating Conservation & Livelihoods

by Shawn Peabody — Apr 03, 2017 04:55 PM

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” aims to contribute to building the evidence base around the integration of biodiversity conservation and livelihood goals.

Conservation Enterprise Planning Checklist
Oct 28, 2016 · News Item

Conservation Enterprise Planning Checklist

by Sue Hoye — Apr 03, 2017 04:55 PM

Check out this new tool to help practitioners plan their conservation enterprise approach! The questions in the checklist help to identify the important considerations in the context of a particular site.

Webinar: Setting up for Success: Enabling Conditions for Conservation Enterprises
Oct 25, 2016 · Video

Webinar: Setting up for Success: Enabling Conditions for Conservation Enterprises

This webinar from October 13th 2016 features a conversation with Judy Boshoven and Ashleigh Baker with Measuring Impact, and Robert Senkungu from the Environment Team of USAID Uganda, about setting up the enabling conditions for a successful conservation enterprise. Ashleigh…

Conservation Enterprises Wiki Tutorial
Oct 12, 2016 · Video

Conservation Enterprises Wiki Tutorial

New User? This 4-minute tutorial can help you use the Wiki.

Webinar Recording : A Conversation with Dilys Roe and Francesca Booker
Aug 02, 2016 · Video

Webinar Recording : A Conversation with Dilys Roe and Francesca Booker

During this July 28th, 2016 webinar Dilys and Francesca answer question from the Group about their systematic review of alternative livelihoods programs and conservation effectiveness.

Webinar:  Exploring the Effectiveness of Conservation Enterprises
Jan 27, 2016 · News Item

Webinar: Exploring the Effectiveness of Conservation Enterprises

by Portal Web Editor — Jun 06, 2017 02:30 PM

This June 21, 2016 event explored the effectiveness of Conservation Enterprises and kicked off the Conservation Enterprise Learning Group.

 
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