News and Events
Feb 14, 2017 · News ItemFood Security and Health Depend on Intact and Biodiverse Ecosystems
Taylor Ricketts’ work focuses on the overarching question: How do we meet the needs of people and nature in an increasingly crowded, changing world?
Jan 23, 2017 · News ItemFRAMEgram January edition
This FRAMEgram highlights community conservation and community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), an effective approach to widely engage local communities in…
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.
Recently Added Resources
Feb 09, 2017 · FileMeasuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime: A Toolkit for Improving Action and Accountability
USAID resources for measuring efforts to combat wildlife crime include three related companion pieces. This toolkit is meant as the…
Jan 19, 2017 · FileImpacts of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Wealth, Food Security and Child Health in Tanzania
This Study explains Community-based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) as a major global strategy for enhancing conservation outcomes while also seeking…
Jan 19, 2017 · FileCommunity-based Natural Resource Management: State of the Science—Global Perspectives
This study states that community-based natural resource management is “a process by which landholders gain access and use rights to,…
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…
Videos and Webinars
Jan 19, 2017 · VideoSustainably sourced raffia: community-based conservation in Madagascar
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is working with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to build climate resilience, improve sustainability practices…
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…