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Read all of the latest news from the FRAME community. Submit a news item or an event related to your work in environment and natural resource management field.

FRAME also publishes a periodic e-newsletter with news and resources for the global Natural Resource Management (NRM) community. Read the latest issue here.

Recent News

Mar 31, 2017 · News Item

Biodiversity Champion: Dr. Caroly Shumway

by FRAME Administrator — Apr 03, 2017 11:05 AM

The USAID BRIDGE project and FAB staff sat down with USAID’s former Senior Science Advisor to the Administrator and former Director of USAID’s Center for Development Research, Dr. Caroly Shumway, to learn about what inspired her to be a scientist…

Mar 16, 2017 · News Item

World Wildlife Day 2017: FRAMEgram Special Edition

by FRAME Administrator — Mar 16, 2017 09:10 AM

This special edition of FRAMEgram is in recognition of World Wildlife Day 2017. Every year March 3rd marks the United Nations World Wildlife Day. This year’s theme is “Listen to the Young Voices.” The U.S. State Department’s theme is “Front…

Jan 23, 2017 · News Item

FRAMEgram January edition

by Gateway Web Editor — Mar 16, 2017 09:05 AM

This FRAMEgram highlights community conservation and community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), an effective approach to widely engage local communities in natural resource management. It presents examples of how empowered communities can take ownership to protect their natural resources and what…

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 of us intuitively know. That is, Earth’s natural environment provides for our well-being. It’s why policymakers,…

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?

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.

How Farmers in Africa are Restoring Degraded Lands and Enhancing Resilience
Nov 01, 2016 · News Item

How Farmers in Africa are Restoring Degraded Lands and Enhancing Resilience

by FRAME Administrator — Nov 01, 2016 08:57 AM

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 17, 2016 · News Item

FRAMEgram: two major USAID biodiversity projects

by Gateway Web Editor — Oct 17, 2016 10:40 AM

This FRAMEgram focuses on information and resources from two major USAID biodiversity projects: the Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development (BUILD) and Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES). You will also find many tools and resources in the…

Sep 26, 2016 · News Item

USAID LESTARI Project

by Gateway Web Editor — Sep 26, 2016 10:41 AM

USAID LESTARI supports the Government of Indonesia to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve biodiversity in carbon rich and biologically significant forest and mangrove ecosystems. LESTARI applies a landscape approach to reduce emissions, integrating forest and peatland conservation with low…

Aug 17, 2016 · News Item

(ECO) Environmental Communication, Learning and Outreach

by FRAME Administrator — Aug 17, 2016 11:25 AM

USAID’s Environmental Communication, Learning and Outreach (ECO) contract is a five-year project aimed at improving learning and communications in the Environmental and Natural Resource Management and Global Climate Change sectors for USAID staff and the broader development community.

Aug 10, 2016 · News Item

BUILD: Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development

by Gateway Web Editor — Aug 10, 2016 11:21 AM

USAID’s support to the Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) through the Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development (BUILD) program (2011-2015) aimed to improve policy, regulatory and planning approaches to avoid or reduce negative impacts of infrastructure development on biodiversity.

Aug 02, 2016 · News Item

SCAPES: Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems: 2009- 2014

by Gateway Web Editor — Aug 10, 2016 11:19 AM

SCAPES was the flagship program of USAID’s Forestry and Biodiversity Office, and as such played a prominent role in driving innovation across the Agency’s biodiversity conservation portfolio, and ultimately the wider international conservation community.

2016 USAID CLA Case Competition
Jun 22, 2016 · News Item

2016 USAID CLA Case Competition

by FRAME Administrator — Jun 22, 2016 10:42 AM

Building on the success of last year’s CLA Case Competition, we are pleased to announce that we are now accepting submissions for the 2016 Competition!

Sep 01, 2015 · News Item

FRAMEgram: Innovative Knowledge Systems for Improved Land Management - October 2014

by Rachel Stallings — Apr 19, 2016 11:31 AM

Greetings! Land management is the subject of the month on FRAMEweb.

Lost Freetown, a film by Nazia Parvez
May 22, 2015 · News Item

Lost Freetown, a film by Nazia Parvez

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 13, 2015 09:16 PM

LOST FREETOWN: A 30-min documentary unravelling the environmental disaster in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. The film shows how urban migration and displacement caused by the decade long civil war have resulted in a doubling of the population of…

Sep 01, 2015 · News Item

FRAMEgram: Save the Date for Stocktaking Webinar - July 2014

by Rachel Stallings — Sep 01, 2015 04:51 PM

Read updates from the FRAME community in July 2014.

Sep 01, 2015 · News Item

FRAMEgram: Sustainable Land Use and Land Management - November 2014

by Rachel Stallings — Sep 01, 2015 04:25 PM

Greetings! This month's FRAMEgram focuses on sustainable landscapes, land use and land management.

Sep 01, 2015 · News Item

FRAMEgram: Conservation, Biodiversity and Stocktaking - September 2014

by Rachel Stallings — Sep 01, 2015 02:53 PM

Read updates from the FRAME community from September 2014.

Jun 01, 2015 · News Item

Welcome to the new FRAME!

by Rachel Stallings — Sep 01, 2015 02:35 PM

We are proud to announce the launch of our new FRAME site. On behalf of the FRAME team, welcome!

Jun 07, 2015 · News Item

High-Level Virtual Roundtable on CBNRM Policy in Southern Africa

by Rachel Stallings — Jun 10, 2015 11:07 PM

In June 2013, USAID’s Capitalizing Knowledge, Connecting Communities hosted an online High-Level CBNRM Policy Roundtable with policy-makers and influencers in Zambia, Botswana, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Namibia to share the results from the 4-year CBNRM stocktaking assessment process and to discuss…

Jun 07, 2015 · News Item

Managing Natural Resources for Peace-building in Post-Conflict Societies Webinar

by Rachel Stallings — Jun 10, 2015 11:07 PM

Managing Natural Resources for Peace-building in Post-Conflict Societies from FRAMEweb on Vimeo.

May 22, 2015 · News Item

Reflections from Liberia on: Results Driven Development Processes

by Portal Web Editor — Jun 10, 2015 08:18 PM

Results driven development is part of the current orthodoxy of international development efforts. Development actors at local, national and international levels are under pressure to show the effectiveness of the investments being made in education, livelihoods, natural resource management and…

USAID FRAMEgram: A Focus on Sustainable Landscapes - December 29, 2014
Dec 29, 2014 · News Item

USAID FRAMEgram: A Focus on Sustainable Landscapes - December 29, 2014

by Portal Web Editor — Jun 10, 2015 08:16 PM

This month's FRAMEgram concentrates on recent events in the development world. First, we highlight events coming up in the new year. Next, we present recaps and resources from the World Parks Congress, Global Landscapes Forum and the United Nations Climate…

Jun 06, 2015 · News Item

Three New Natural Resource Communities on FRAMEweb!

by Rachel Stallings — Jun 10, 2015 08:14 PM

It’s Thanksgiving in America and Holiday Season is right around the corner. In the spirit of the season, let’s talk about THREE great new and active communities on FRAMEweb that we can all be very thankful for this November!

Jun 06, 2015 · News Item

Announcement: Upcoming FRAMEweb Migration to RM Portal

by Rachel Stallings — Jun 06, 2015 11:52 AM

We are pleased to announce that FRAMEweb will soon be migrating to a new home on USAID’s Natural Resources Management & Development Portal (http://rmportal.net/). The migration begins this month and is set to be completed in April 2015.

USAID FRAMEgram: Looking Back: 10 Years of Sharing Knowledge for Better Natural Resource Management across the Globe
Oct 01, 2013 · News Item

USAID FRAMEgram: Looking Back: 10 Years of Sharing Knowledge for Better Natural Resource Management across the Globe

by Portal Web Editor — May 19, 2015 04:16 PM

In conceiving FRAMEweb, USAID envisioned a platform that would foster knowledge sharing between practitioners regardless of where they are-in the field or in a central office-enriching development efforts with new avenues for collaboration. In its 10th year, FRAMEweb has come…

 
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