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Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Annual Report 2019
Mar 06, 2020 · File

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Annual Report 2019

Together with our partner networks, ABCG continues to create innovative conservation solutions by developing new models for collaboration that help practitioners improve, scale, and replicate. By capturing and conveying conditions needed for successful biodiversity conservation, ABCG serves as a dynamic…

 The transboundary displacement of deforestation under REDD+: Problematic intersections between the trade of forest-risk commodities and land grabbing in the Mekong region
May 11, 2018 · File

The transboundary displacement of deforestation under REDD+: Problematic intersections between the trade of forest-risk commodities and land grabbing in the Mekong region

The fragmentary adoption of REDD+ across forest nations leaves room for the displacement of deforestation from early-adopters and countries with more rigorous carbon-related regulatory regimes to late-adopters of REDD+. While this displacement is expected to be substantial, our empirical understanding…

May 10, 2018 · File

ZOOMING IN: COMPANIES, COMMODITIES, & TRACEABILITY COMMITMENTS THAT COUNT, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY FOR INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS

“Zooming In” presents a new analysis by Forest Trends’ Supply Change Initiative and Ceres about how companies that are committed to addressing commodity-driven deforestation are tracing supplies to their origin—be it factory, farm, field, or forest—so they can determine the…

Apr 02, 2018 · File

SECTOR ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINE CONSTRUCTION Full Technical Update 2017

This document presents one sector of the Sector Environmental Guidelines (SEGs) prepared for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Agency’s Global Environmental Management Support (GEMS) program. All sectors are accessible at http://www.usaidgems.org/sectorGuidelines.htm. Purpose. The purpose of this…

Apr 02, 2018 · File

USAID GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SUPPORT (GEMS) SECTOR ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINE: ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING

This document presents one sector of the Sector Environmental Guidelines (SEGs) prepared for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Agency’s Global Environmental Management Support (GEMS) program. All sectors are accessible at http://www.usaidgems.org/sectorGuidelines.htm. Purpose. The purpose of this…

Apr 02, 2018 · File

ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND DESIGN (ESD) SECTOR ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINES SMALL-SCALE DRYLAND AGRICULTURE

ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND DESIGN (ESD) SECTOR ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINES: SMALL-SCALE DRYLAND AGRICULTURE This document presents one sector of the Sector Environmental Guidelines prepared for USAID under the Agency’s Global Environmental Management Support Project (GEMS). All sectors are accessible at www.usaidgems.org/bestPractice.htm. The purpose…

Designing and Scoping Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments for Coastal National Parks in the Northeast Region Guidance and Lessons Learned
Sep 22, 2017 · File

Designing and Scoping Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments for Coastal National Parks in the Northeast Region Guidance and Lessons Learned

To plan for climate change adaptation, park resource managers need scientific information identifying the susceptibility of resources to climate change, when impacts are expected and how they are expected to interact with existing stressors. Climate change vulnerability assessments are a…

Rapid Assessment of Tourism Activities in the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve, Punta Cana Resort, Dominican Republic
Apr 08, 2017 · File

Rapid Assessment of Tourism Activities in the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve, Punta Cana Resort, Dominican Republic

Rapid assessment of tourism strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for a series of freshwater ponds in an ecological reserve. Recommendations include: Defining management objectives, enhancing heritage interpretation, improving signage and maps, improving communication with local stakeholders, monitoring visitor impacts and…

Roadmap to Support Local Climate Resilience
Jan 29, 2017 · File

Roadmap to Support Local Climate Resilience

This paper presents a roadmap of eight priority federal policy opportunities that build on the recommendations from the 2015 Rising Tides Summit, a first-of-its-kind bipartisan gathering of nearly 40 U.S. mayors and local elected officials from 18 of the 23…

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 4
Jan 05, 2017 · File

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 4

WWF’s Living Forests Report is part of an ongoing conversation with partners, policymakers, and business about how to protect, conserve, sustainably use, and govern the world’s forests in the 21st century. Chapter Four of WWF's Living Planet Report examines current…

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 2
Jan 05, 2017 · File

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 2

Forests and Energy. Sustainable Energy for 10 Billion People.

WWF's Living Forest Report: Chapter 1
Jan 05, 2017 · File

WWF's Living Forest Report: Chapter 1

WWF’s Living Forests Report is part of an ongoing conversation with partners, policymakers, and business about how to protect, conserve, sustainably use, and govern the world’s forests in the 21st century.

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 5
Dec 14, 2016 · File

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 5

The Living Forests Report series has explained the reasons for and implications of an ambitious forest conservation target: Zero Net Deforestation and Forest Degradation (ZNDD) by 2020.

The Ecomonic Case for Landscape Restoration in Latin America
Oct 30, 2016 · File

The Ecomonic Case for Landscape Restoration in Latin America

Land use and land-use change are central to the economic and social fabric of Latin America and the Caribbean, and essential to the region’s prospects for sustainable development. Countries are realizing that now, more than ever, is the time for…

CLIMATE BENEFITS,  TENURE COSTS
Oct 20, 2016 · File

CLIMATE BENEFITS, TENURE COSTS

The Economic Case For Securing Indigenous Land Rights in the Amazon

Shifting Cultivation, Gender, and REDD+ in Cameroon and The Democratic Republic Of Congo: Annexes
Jan 10, 2016 · File

Shifting Cultivation, Gender, and REDD+ in Cameroon and The Democratic Republic Of Congo: Annexes

REDD+--Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests, and enhancement of forest carbon stocks--is a major global initiative that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while improving rural livelihoods and governance. The…

Final Report: Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program
Nov 20, 2015 · File

Final Report: Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program

Tetra Tech was awarded the three-and-one-half year Forest Carbon, Markets, and Communities Program (FCMC) Task Order (TO) by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in late March 2011. No-cost extensions enabled the program to continue through August 2015.…

Incentivizing a Transition to Zero-Deforestation Commodities: Recommendations for Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, and Peru
Oct 30, 2015 · File

Incentivizing a Transition to Zero-Deforestation Commodities: Recommendations for Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, and Peru

To incentivize zero-deforestation commodity production in tropical forest countries, it is important to ensure that the key factors influencing commodity value chain dynamics align with reducing deforestation. This paper provides recommendations to achieve zero-deforestation commodity production in Africa (the Democratic…

Apoio à REDD+ em países em desenvolvimento: uma análise de opções de políticas
Sep 21, 2015 · File

Apoio à REDD+ em países em desenvolvimento: uma análise de opções de políticas

Este documento tem como objetivo avaliar o potencial de diversas opções de políticas de mercado e não baseadas em mercado disponíveis para países em desenvolvimento dispostos a contribuir para se obter uma solução para a mudança climática global reduzindo emissões…

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