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by Portal Web Editor last modified Apr 26, 2015 06:50 PM
Tools presented in this section include step-by-step (HowTo) instructional guides; analytical and decision-making analysis framework & modeling tools; case studies and best practices; social and economic assessments or approaches; and monitoring, evaluation and research tools. Links to tutorials regarding the basic science or theory behind a tool are also provided.
AidData: Tool for Tracking Development Finance by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
AidData is a tool that attempts to capture the universe of development finance, increase the value of data by providing more descriptive information about development activities, provide data in an accessible format, and strengthen efforts to improve donor and recipient strategic planning and coordination.
Biodiversity Conservation Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:03 PM
 
Biodiversity Support Program by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:06 PM
Biodiversity Support Program
Case studies (Forest Management) by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
Case Studies by country
CBNRM Annotated Bibliography by ARD by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 22, 2013 02:33 PM
Generated under contract to ARD through USAID Africa-SD (see portal TOOLS - CBNRM).
Central African Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) Information Management Tool (IMT) by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
The CARPE Information Management Tool organizes information and reports from its partners for the 12 CARPE/CBFP landscapes and for macro-zones within each landscape (protected areas, community zones and extractive resource zones). Landscape-level documents can be found by clicking on the landscape name on the sidebar or by clicking on the landscape in the Congo Basin map. Information on the consortium team managing each landscape can be found on the first tab. Landscape-wide reports from CARPE partners are found in the next three tabs: Land Use Planning documents (Strategy Documents and Management Plans) are posted and the overall status of the Land Use Planning process is summarized (explained below). Other reports are categorized as either Ecological, Socio-economic, or Stakeholder Participation information. The activity budgets for each landscape for each US Government fiscal year are found under the “Activity Budget” tab.
Certified Products Associated Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:09 PM
 
Climate Change Associated Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:09 PM
 
Coastal Management Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:09 PM
A World of Learning in Coastal Management: A Portfolio of Coastal Resources Management Program Experience and Products. A product prepared in cooperation with The University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center and the US Agency for International Development. 2002.
Community-based Natural Forest Management USAID Lessons Learned by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:11 AM
The USAID Forestry Team commissioned this retrospective study in an effort to capture the “lessons learned.” The purpose of this study is to capture and highlight the major results of USAID’s history in supporting community benefits from natural forest management. This study, the accompanying bibliographic database, and other materials are designed to assist the agency in formulating and evaluating policy and programmatic recommendations for future natural forest management programming.
Community-based Natural Resource Management in Africa ARD/RAISE by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:47 AM
 
COMPASS II by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:09 PM
Folder Containing COMPASS Content
Conflict Assessment and Management Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:10 PM
 
Disaster Assessment and Response Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:10 PM
 
Energy Toolkits by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
 
Energy Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:10 PM
Folder contains information related to Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy.
File Entrepreneurship Toolkit by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:50 AM
The Entrepreneurship Toolkit has been developed to help USAID Mission and U.S. Embassy officers design, implement, and monitor entrepreneurship development programs. It provides users with a wealth of information including entrepreneurship best practices, case studies, lessons learned, key questions for program design, links to development firms and USAID projects, as well as additional publications and reference materials.
Environmental Policy and Institutional Strengthening (EPIQ) IQC by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:10 PM
Collection of Technical Reports, January 2004
Environmental Regulations Reporting Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:47 AM
 
Forest Management Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:47 AM
 
File Gender Dimensions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - A Rapid Assessment Toolkit by Joseph Badash — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:50 AM
This Toolkit—including the detailed analytical framework and instructional modules—is a unique instrument to guide research and researchers to ask the right questions and come to a gender-sensitive understanding of ASM activities.
General Tools Collection by librarian — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
Tools Collection
GOXI Website by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:50 AM
GOXI is a space to share, learn and connect for action towards greater accountability and, in turn, better development outcomes of extractive industries in Africa. In June 2009 the World Bank Institute and partners, including the African Development Bank, began a series of consultations with extractive industries practitioners from government, the private sector, civil society and think tanks to assess the current reality and capacity needs in terms of strengthening governance of the sector.
Human and Environmental Health Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:47 AM
 
Land Tenure and Property Rights Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:47 AM
 
Livelihood Measure and Assessment Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 29, 2013 03:37 PM
 
NGO Aid Maps by Portal Web Editor — last modified Mar 21, 2013 11:23 AM
InterAction, the largest coalition of U.S. based NGOs, believes in the power of information. By empowering our community and the public with data, NGOs can deliver better results for global change. Explore our interactive maps to learn more about the work of our members.
NRM GIS Tools Collection by portaladmin — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
 
Poverty Reduction Tools Collection by portaladmin — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:50 AM
 
Protected Area Management Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:47 AM
 
SimCLIM Webpage by portaladmin — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:50 AM
SimCLIM is a computer model system for examining the effects of climate variability and change over time and space. SimCLIM is designed to support decision making and climate proofing in a wide range of situations where climate and climate change pose risk and uncertainty.
Social Context of Biodiversity Conservation Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:47 AM
This suite of materials and tools are recreated from the product developed by the Community Conservation Coalition (CCC), entitled "Putting Conservation in Context: Social Science Tools for Conservation Practitioners." This was a CD that drew upon the strong history of collaborative learning among more than 30 conservation, development, population, research and policy organizations within to provide easy access to and guidance on over 100 innovative social science tools, resources and case studies for conservation practitioners, originating from a diversity of sources.
Sustainable Tourism Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
 
Water Management Tools Collection by portaladmin — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:50 AM
 
Water Resources and Wetland Management Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
These tools focus on water as it relates to human and environmental uses (including agricultural, natural resource management, and water safety and disease) aspects vs. industrial or commercial aspects of water access, delivery, or management.
Watershed Management Tools by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
 
WRI Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) by portaladmin — last modified Jan 28, 2013 01:42 AM
CAIT provides a comprehensive and comparable database of greenhouse gas emissions data (including all major sources and sinks) and other climate-relevant indicators. CAIT can be used to analyze a wide range of climate-related data questions and to help support future policy decisions made under the Climate Convention and in other fora.
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