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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.

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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 — Apr 10, 2018 12:23 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,…

Oct 20, 2017 · News Item

Symposium Features USAID Research Partnerships on Forests and Watersheds to Solve Complex Challenges to Food Security, Nutrition and Health

by FRAME Administrator — Feb 26, 2018 11:51 AM

A symposium held at the Ronald Reagan Building on October 4 highlighted research that demonstrates linkages between the status of watersheds and forests and health and nutrition outcomes.

Sep 11, 2017 · News Item

Using and Contributing to Biodiversity Conservation Gateway Resources: The Case of Nepal

by Gateway Web Editor — Sep 25, 2017 02:53 PM

The USAID Biodiversity Conservation Gateway is a resource repository created to support programming and information needs of agency staff, partners and the global biodiversity community. Over the past year, the Gateway has experienced robust growth. It showcases the most recent…

The Wild Table: Fish, Forests and Food Security
Jun 12, 2017 · News Item

The Wild Table: Fish, Forests and Food Security

by FRAME Administrator — Jun 23, 2017 01:48 PM

What do chocolate, forests and fisheries management have in common? The answer lies at the intersection of biodiversity conservation and food security. This was the topic of discussion by four speakers who emphasized the importance of biodiversity conservation across development sectors.

Flying Under the Radar: Wildlife Trafficking in the Air Transport Sector
May 26, 2017 · News Item

Flying Under the Radar: Wildlife Trafficking in the Air Transport Sector

by FRAME Administrator — May 26, 2017 10:32 AM

The "Flying Under the Radar: Wildlife Trafficking in the Air Transport Sector" report is the most comprehensive assessment of wildlife trafficking in the air transport sector to date, analyzing ivory, rhino horn, reptile and bird seizures from airports worldwide between 2009-2016.

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…

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.

 
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