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Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program (SCAPES)
Mar 28, 2017 · File

Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program (SCAPES)

This final evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) program assesses conservation strategies used by four implementing partners to address priority threats and strengthen local capacity to conserve biodiversity.

Research Questions and Methodologies for a Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda PDF
Mar 04, 2016 · File

Research Questions and Methodologies for a Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda PDF

Research tests key assumptions and development hypotheses to enhance the evidence base of USAID’s biodiversity and development programming. A research question is a refinement of a research problem or idea generated from field experience, a review of the literature, or…

Measuring Impact - Making Use of the Portfolio: Organizational Learning at USAID
Feb 18, 2016 · File

Measuring Impact - Making Use of the Portfolio: Organizational Learning at USAID

This technical analysis explores previous and ongoing social learning efforts, best practices, challenges, and lessons in USAID as a foundation for improving the implementation and design of the Agency’s forestry and biodiversity programs. This analysis is particularly relevant as the…

Measuring Impact - Making Use of the Portfolio: Organizational Learning at USAID
Feb 18, 2016 · File

Measuring Impact - Making Use of the Portfolio: Organizational Learning at USAID

This technical analysis explores previous and ongoing social learning efforts, best practices, challenges, and lessons in USAID as a foundation for improving the implementation and design of the Agency’s forestry and biodiversity programs. This analysis is particularly relevant as the…

Measuring Impact - Making Use of the Portfolio: Organizational Learning at USAID
Feb 18, 2016 · File

Measuring Impact - Making Use of the Portfolio: Organizational Learning at USAID

This technical analysis explores previous and ongoing social learning efforts, best practices, challenges, and lessons in USAID as a foundation for improving the implementation and design of the Agency’s forestry and biodiversity programs. This analysis is particularly relevant as the…

Shifting Cultivation, Gender, and REDD+ in Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Jan 15, 2016 · News Item

Shifting Cultivation, Gender, and REDD+ in Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

by Portal Web Editor — Jan 15, 2016 02:23 AM

Shifting cultivation – also called swidden, slash-and-burn, or rotational cultivation – is the natural resource management system that underpins food production and livelihoods in the forest zones of Central African countries. It has been identified as a key driver of…

SCAPES Final Evaluation
Jul 08, 2015 · News Item

SCAPES Final Evaluation

by Portal Web Editor — Feb 23, 2018 04:02 PM

This final evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) program assesses conservation strategies used by four implementing partners to address priority threats and strengthen local capacity to conserve biodiversity.

Biodiversity and Development Handbook
Jul 08, 2015 · File

Biodiversity and Development Handbook

The 2015 USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook is a foundational resource for implementation of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The main purpose of the handbook is to help USAID managers and implementing partners plan, design, implement, and monitor strong and sustainable conservation…

Improving Grassroots Equity in the Forests and Climate Change Context: Training Manual
Aug 08, 2014 · News Item

Improving Grassroots Equity in the Forests and Climate Change Context: Training Manual

by Portal Web Editor — Apr 14, 2015 05:41 PM

The USAID-funded Grassroots Equity and Enhanced Networks in the Mekong (GREEN Mekong) program recently completed a seminal training publication entitled “Improving grassroots equity in the forests and climate change context”. The manual aims to develop the knowledge and capacities of…

Improving Grassroots Equity in the Forests and Climate Change Context: Training Manual
Aug 03, 2014 · File

Improving Grassroots Equity in the Forests and Climate Change Context: Training Manual

The USAID-funded Grassroots Equity and Enhanced Networks in the Mekong (GREEN Mekong) program recently completed a seminal training publication entitled “Improving grassroots equity in the forests and climate change context”. The manual aims to develop the knowledge and capacities of…

Improving Grassroots Equity in the Forests and Climate Change Context: Training Manual
Aug 03, 2014 · File

Improving Grassroots Equity in the Forests and Climate Change Context: Training Manual

The USAID-funded Grassroots Equity and Enhanced Networks in the Mekong (GREEN Mekong) program recently completed a seminal training publication entitled “Improving grassroots equity in the forests and climate change context”. The manual aims to develop the knowledge and capacities of…

SCALE Case Study Kenya Transforming the Kenyan Dairy Feeds System to Improve Farmer Productivity and Livelihoods Featured August 18, 2010
Jul 30, 2014 · File

SCALE Case Study Kenya Transforming the Kenyan Dairy Feeds System to Improve Farmer Productivity and Livelihoods Featured August 18, 2010

SCALE® Case Study Kenya SUMMARYAgricultural Partnerships for Productivity and Prosperity Project (AP3) demonstration of the application of SCALE (System-wide Collaborative Action for Livelihoods and the Environment) to “Enriched-feeds for Improving the Productivity and Incomes of Small-holder Dairy Farmers.” DURATION: One…

The Development of Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration Featured September 22, 2010
Jul 30, 2014 · News Item

The Development of Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration Featured September 22, 2010

by Portal Web Editor — Aug 06, 2014 02:38 PM

Editor’s Note: Arguably one of the most successful land regeneration projects in the world, Farmer Managed Natural Regeneraton (FMNR), beginning in Niger during the 1980s, has revegetated three million hectares of arid land in that country alone – bringing back…

Advancing Global Food Security in the Face of a Changing Climate
Jun 28, 2014 · File

Advancing Global Food Security in the Face of a Changing Climate

This report puts forward recommendations for how the US government can better address climate change through its policies on global agricultural development. It argues for the United States to rally international resources and deploy its agricultural research enterprise—its universities, research…

Analysis and Investment for Low-Emission Growth (AILEG)
Dec 09, 2013 · File

Analysis and Investment for Low-Emission Growth (AILEG)

The Analysis and Investment for Low-Emission Growth (AILEG) Project helps governments, USAID missions, and other stakeholders integrate climate change data management, economics and investment into low emission development strategies (LEDS). LEDS accelerates sustainable economic growth and investments while reducing greenhouse…

TransLinks: Promoting Transformations by linking Nature, Wealth and Power - Final Technical Report
Oct 01, 2013 · File

TransLinks: Promoting Transformations by linking Nature, Wealth and Power - Final Technical Report

The TransLinks program (2006-2012) - a major initiative of the United States Agency for International Development, Office of Land Tenure and Resource Management within the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment. Over the last 5.5-years, the Wildlife Conservation Society…

Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook
Aug 04, 2013 · File

Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook

The purpose of the sourcebook is to further elaborate the concept of CSA and demonstrate its potential, as well as limitations. It aims to help decision makers at a number of levels (including political administrators and natural resource managers) to…

Sustainable Fisheries and Responsible Aquaculture: A Guide for USAID Staff and Partners
Jun 26, 2013 · File

Sustainable Fisheries and Responsible Aquaculture: A Guide for USAID Staff and Partners

This guide provides basic information on how to design programs to reform capture fisheries (also referred to as “wild” fisheries) and aquaculture sectors to ensure sound and effective development, environmental sustainability, economic profitability, and social responsibility. To achieve these objectives,…

Climate Change Vulnerability & Adaptation Desktop Study of STEWARD Priority Zones
Jun 17, 2013 · File

Climate Change Vulnerability & Adaptation Desktop Study of STEWARD Priority Zones

Desktop study of climate change vulnerability and adaptation in priority zones of the STEWARD project in West Africa. STEWARD was conceptualized in 2005-2006 as USAID’s regional program for conserving the biodiversity of the Upper Guinean Forest of West Africa, and…

A Global Assessment of Community Based Natural Resource Management: Addressing the Critical Challenges of the Rural Sector
Jun 03, 2013 · File

A Global Assessment of Community Based Natural Resource Management: Addressing the Critical Challenges of the Rural Sector

CBNRM: AN ASSESSMENT WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE. Rural development issues are critical not only for the rural areas themselves but also for addressing pressing global concerns of food security (FS), climate change, biodiversity conservation, poverty reduction, provision of environmental…

 
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