News and Events
Nov 18, 2016 · News ItemNature is a Treasure Trove for Human Well-being
And there is the plethora of research that supports it. Scientists and researchers spend their professional lives gathering evidence that…
Nov 14, 2016 · News ItemBiodiversity Conservation and Food Security Inextricably Linked
Biodiversity underpins the ecosystem goods and services that enable sustainable development and its conservation remains a top priority for USAID.
Nov 01, 2016 · News ItemHow Farmers in Africa are Restoring Degraded Lands and Enhancing Resilience
A webinar on “How Farmers in Africa are restoring Degraded Lands and Enhancing Resilience” was held at the World Resources Institute (WRI) in Washington DC.
Oct 20, 2016 · EventCommunity of Practice (COP) roundtable on anti-corruption
We will be holding a special "mini" Community of Practice (COP) roundtable on anti-corruption.
Recently Added Resources
Jan 12, 2017 · FileCorruption and state-corporate crime in fisheries
The study explores the political economy of how international (mostly Russian) fleets were able to over-exploit Senegal’s fisheries despite both…
Jan 05, 2017 · FileLegal Ivory Trade in a Corrupt World and its Impact on African Elephant Population
The author attempts to assess how a legal trade in ivory is likely to affect elephant populations.
Jan 05, 2017 · FileRethinking Corruption in Conservation Crime: Insights from Madagascar
The researchers found that non-compliance with conservation rules were associated with a lack of knowledge or interest in conservation, poor…
Jan 05, 2017 · FileInvesting in Threatened Species Conservation: Does Corruption Outweigh Purchasing Power?
The authors assessed where the best value for money might be obtained for investment in threatened species that occur at…
Videos and Webinars
Dec 01, 2016 · VideoBiodiversity 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 Enterprises Cross-Mission Learning Program launched in 2015 by USAID/E3 Forestry and Biodiversity Office (FAB).
Nov 03, 2016 · VideoWildlife Crime Tech Challenge Prize Winners at the IUCN Congress
The Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge is a global competition that called on innovators around the world to share their science…
Nov 03, 2016 · VideoWildlife Crime Tech Challenge: Grand Prize Winners
The Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge rewards science and tech innovations that fight wildlife crime. The Challenge is thrilled to announce four Grand Prize Winners, who will share more than $900,000 to advance their exceptional innovations.
Sep 26, 2016 · VideoEnvironmental 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…
Sep 12, 2016 · VideoBuilding 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…
Sep 08, 2016 · VideoConservation is Development
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.