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by Portal Guest last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:42 AM
This is a "smart" folder that lists all content posted on the Portal in which the word "biodiversity" appears.
Blog Post Three Ways Wild-Caught Fisheries Support Feed the Future’s Work in Africa by Gateway Web Editor — last modified Jul 16, 2019 11:51 AM
The contributions of wild-caught fisheries to livelihoods, nutrition and resilience in sub-Saharan Africa are too big to ignore.
File Discussion Note: Thinking and Working Politically and Strengthening Political Economy Analysis in USAID Biodiversity Programming by BRIDGE — last modified Jul 18, 2019 12:42 PM
This guidance note provides biodiversity sector specialists with an understanding of thinking and working politically and how political economy analysis can sharpen the tools already used for design and adaptive management in the biodiversity sector. It provides: 1) an introduction to thinking and working politically and political economy analysis; 2) an overview of entry points for political economy analysis in biodiversity programming; 3) next steps to advance learning and the application of thinking and working politically and political economy analysis in USAID biodiversity programs; and 4) examples of how political economy analysis has been applied to biodiversity projects in different contexts.
File Targeting Natural Resource Corruption Associate Award Support by Allison Taylor — last modified Jul 10, 2019 02:00 PM
Associate Awards (AAs) under the Targeting Natural Resource Corruption (TNRC) project offer a unique opportunity to implement a variety of anti-corruption approaches tailored to specific contexts and natural resource management (NRM) challenges. AAs are stand-alone agreements between a USAID mission or operating unit and World Wildlife Fund (WWF-US), separate from the Leader Award (LA). To realize the full potential of TNRC, however, coordination between the LA and AAs—especially on learning—will be a feature of WWF’s response. AA implementation will in most cases be led by WWF or TRAFFIC at the country level, working with other local, national and/or international partners as appropriate for the designated objectives and activities.
File Targeting Natural Resource Corruption Project Overview by Allison Taylor — last modified Jul 10, 2019 02:01 PM
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recognizes that corruption in the natural resource sectors undermines global development and biodiversity conservation efforts. The USAID-funded Targeting Natural Resource Corruption (TNRC) project, led by a consortium of experts in the fields of both conservation and anti-corruption, responds to this challenge. The TNRC consortium is led by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) with the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, TRAFFIC, and the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) at George Mason University.
Blog Post A Year of Zero Poaching in Mozambique by Gateway Web Editor — last modified Jul 08, 2019 08:37 AM
After losing nearly 60 percent of its elephant population from 2011 to 2014, Mozambique’s Niassa National Reserve now has a victory to celebrate: one year with no recorded elephant poachings. (Photo: Wildlife Conservation Society)
Video Dark Commerce and Corruption: Undermining a Sustainable Future by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jun 19, 2019 04:35 PM
Transnational crime expert Dr. Louise Shelley discusses the impacts of illicit trade and what strategies the natural resource management community can leverage to prevent corruption.
Targeting Natural Resource Corruption (TNRC) by Gateway Web Editor — last modified Jun 24, 2019 11:46 AM
Targeting Natural Resource Corruption (TNRC) by Gateway Web Editor — last modified Jul 10, 2019 12:56 PM
Targeting Natural Resource Corruption (TNRC) seeks to improve biodiversity outcomes by equipping practitioners to address the threats posed by corruption to wildlife, fisheries and forests. TNRC harnesses existing knowledge, generates new evidence and supports innovative policy and practice for more effective anti-corruption programming. The project is implemented by a consortium of leading organizations in anti-corruption, natural resource management, and conservation.
Healthy People Healthier Planet - Why Family Planning is Relevant to Conservation Jun 20, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM The Nature Conservancy 4245 Fairfax Dr. Suite 100 Washington, DC , by Portal Web Editor
The presentation explores how family planning can be part of the solution towards conservation efforts, including elaborating on how family planning can be linked to improved health outcomes of women, children and communities and what this means for the environment.
File Law Enforcement and Prosecution of Wildlife Crime in Mozambique Presentation by Gateway Web Editor — last modified Jun 07, 2019 11:13 AM
USAID’s Supporting the Policy Environment for Economic Development (SPEED+) program seeks to to improve the judiciary system’s capacity to successfully prosecute and adjudicate wildlife criminals through customized training packages and legal tools. In June 2019, USAID held a webinar for the CWT Learning Group to share the strategy and activities of SPEED+. In addition to this presentation, the webinar recording is also available below.
File CWT Digital Deterrence Campaign In Thailand Presentation by Gateway Web Editor — last modified Jun 07, 2019 11:10 AM
USAID’s Wildlife Asia activity helps reduce consumer demand for wildlife products by communicating, mobilizing and advocating ways to change practices and build new social norms around the use of wildlife products. Wildlife Asia's activities include targeted behavior change campaigns that are based on formative research and use proven social marketing and behavior change communication tools. In May 2019, USAID held a webinar for the CWT Learning Group to share the strategy and results of Wildlife Asia's digital deterrence campaign in Thailand. In addition to this presentation, the webinar recording is also available below.
IUCN Event-Local Communities: First Line of Defence against Illegal Wildlife Trade Jun 03, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM IUCN Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office Mukoma Road, off Magadi Road, Nairobi, Kenya, by Portal Web Editor
In this presentation, Holly Dublin and Akshay Vishwanath will take you through an innovative initiative - Local Communities: First Line of Defence against Illegal Wildlife Trade (FLoD).
Blog Post Integrating Biodiversity and Sustainable Landscapes for Greater Impact: Considerations for Programming by Barbra Bearden — last modified Jun 05, 2019 05:43 PM
Integrating biodiversity and sustainable landscapes objectives in development programming can increase the sustainability of interventions, amplify results and reduce costs. The upcoming publication Integrating Biodiversity and Sustainable Landscapes in USAID Programming highlights these and other key considerations for USAID staff and development practitioners interested in connections between biodiversity and sustainable landscapes priorities.
Blog Post Share your expertise: USAID’s Biodiversity Integration Case Study Competition by Barbra Bearden — last modified Jun 05, 2019 05:38 PM
Do you work on a project or activity that is increasing climate resilience or reducing carbon emissions while conserving biodiversity? Have you collaborated with colleagues across USAID to design a project or activity that has biodiversity outcomes and tackles development challenges across multiple programming areas? Are you trying to monitor biodiversity co-benefits in your climate change activities or projects?
Blog Post Using Cost-benefit Analysis to Identify Ecosystem-based Solutions to Climate Change Challenges by Barbra Bearden — last modified Jul 08, 2019 03:07 PM
Ecosystems are fundamental to life on earth and provide goods and services that are essential to human well-being. This includes their role in helping human populations mitigate and adapt to climate change.
ABCG Career Opportunities May 2019 by Portal Web Editor — last modified May 19, 2019 02:41 PM
Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group CEO and management positions available.
Blog Post New USAID Ecosystem-based Adaptation Evidence Summary and Case Study Series by Barbra Bearden — last modified May 29, 2019 09:08 AM
Finding ways to adapt to the effects of climate change is no longer optional for most communities — it is necessary. The question is, what are the range of strategies for adaptation? Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) is a nature-based and people-centered approach that emphasizes ecosystem integrity as crucial for human resilience to climate change.
Blog Post Development is in Our Nature: A Day with the Center for International Forestry Research by Gateway Web Editor — last modified May 21, 2019 09:44 AM
In March 2019, USAID welcomed partners from the Center for International Forestry Research to share new findings and in-progress studies on forestry and development.
Blog Post Camera Traps and Google Earth: The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Conservation by Gateway Web Editor — last modified May 16, 2019 10:29 AM
Through time-tested approaches and ICT innovations, USAID helps partner countries develop and use the resources needed to sustainably manage their natural resources.
April 2019 #LandMatters Newsletter by Portal Web Editor — last modified May 01, 2019 12:09 AM
Your April 2019 #LandMatters Newsletter is here!
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