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New Books in the USAID Library

New Books in the USAID Library

by Christin VanZant — Jan 13, 2018 06:51 PM

New titles have been added to the Library’s eBook collections with topics including a modern history of South-East Asia, a textbook on global issues in the developing world, poverty and inequality in middle-income countries, women’s activism in Africa, and visualizing…

Be Inspired: 10 of USAID’s Best

Be Inspired: 10 of USAID’s Best

by Christin VanZant — Jan 09, 2018 07:33 PM

Here’s how our actions, ideas and passions helped empower people and expand opportunity around the globe this year.

Anti-Poaching Technology in Africa Leads to Dozens of Arrests

Anti-Poaching Technology in Africa Leads to Dozens of Arrests

by Christin VanZant — Jan 09, 2018 06:12 PM

World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) new anti-poaching technology, a combination of thermal imaging cameras and human detection software, is resulting in poacher arrests in eastern Africa. Nine months after the tech’s installation, more than two dozen poachers have been arrested in…

ABCG Career Opportunities December 2017

ABCG Career Opportunities December 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jan 09, 2018 06:10 PM

Conservation International-Communications Director, Elephant Protection Initiative, Conservation International-Director, National Elephant Action Plans, WCS-Finance Director - Cameroon Country Program, WCS-Regional Business Manager, Sudano-Sahel Region, WCS-Program Director, Niassa National Reserve, WWF-Transboundary Leader, The Nature Conservancy-Deputy Chief of Party, Endangered Ecosystem

ABCG Career Opportunities Mid-December 2017

ABCG Career Opportunities Mid-December 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jan 08, 2018 06:37 PM

The Nature Conservancy-Regional Managing Director, WWF-Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Wildlife Connectivity, WCS-Regional Business Manager, East Africa & Western Indian Ocean, WCS-Deputy Project Director, BSB Yamoussa Project, WCS- Project Officer, Environmental Incentives-Senior Associate, Knowledge Management & Learning, IUCN-Programme Officer, Global Drylands Initiative,…

USAID and Forest Trends Sign $15 Million Agreement to Scale Up Green Infrastructure for Water Security in Peru

USAID and Forest Trends Sign $15 Million Agreement to Scale Up Green Infrastructure for Water Security in Peru

by Christin VanZant — Jan 08, 2018 05:20 PM

On December 6th, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) committed $15 million to support scaling up green infrastructure, the natural ecosystems that provide key services like regulating water flows and preventing erosion, as a measure to manage water risks…

LESSONS FROM CONSERVATION ENTERPRISES IN THE MAYA BIOSPHERE RESERVE OF PETEN, GUATEMALA

LESSONS FROM CONSERVATION ENTERPRISES IN THE MAYA BIOSPHERE RESERVE OF PETEN, GUATEMALA

by Shawn Peabody — Dec 13, 2017 06:25 PM

Twenty years after the start of conservation enterprise activities, the Petén biosphere reserve can boast of a near-zero deforestation rate. This brief report summarizes available information on the reserve to draw out important lessons for those hoping to replicate this.

Seminars focus on integrating biodiversity and forests into diverse development objectives

by FRAME Administrator — Dec 08, 2017 09:29 AM

USAID’s Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) teamed up this past October to host a series of seminars focused on integrating biodiversity and forests into diverse development objectives including food security, the…

USAID supports Mozambican Attorney General’s Office to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

USAID supports Mozambican Attorney General’s Office to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

by Claire Price — Nov 28, 2017 04:30 PM

In September 2017, USAID signed an agreement with the Mozambican Attorney General's Office to implement a Wildlife Crime Prosecution Support Program.

Graduating from Assistance: Africa Food Prize Winner Exemplifies Self-Sufficiency Through Smart Development

Graduating from Assistance: Africa Food Prize Winner Exemplifies Self-Sufficiency Through Smart Development

by Christin VanZant — Nov 16, 2017 06:39 PM

Coulibaly received support from USAID’s Mali Agriculture Value Chain Enhancement Network (MAVEN) program (implemented by ACDI/VOCA and Winrock International). From 2010 to 2015, six Winrock Farmer-to-Farmer volunteers worked with Coulibaly on improved seed production, processing, packaging, organizational development and hybrid…

ABCG Career Opportunities November 2017

ABCG Career Opportunities November 2017

by Christin VanZant — Nov 13, 2017 07:50 PM

WCS-Executive Director, Conservation Finance Alliance, WCS-Technical Advisor Biodiversity Action Planning Central Africa, WCS-Marine Technical Advisor, WWF-Law Enforcement Advisor, IUCN-Senior Programme Officer, IFAW-Chief of Party, Civil Society Environment Fund-Fundraising Consultant Kasanka Trust,

USAID Celebrates International One Health Day

USAID Celebrates International One Health Day

by Christin VanZant — Nov 13, 2017 07:40 PM

On November 3, the world is celebrating international One Health Day. This year’s ongoing outbreak of Plague in Madagascar, the looming influenza season, and the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa remind us that human health is inextricably linked to both…

New Resource: Conservation Enterprise Keys for Success

New Resource: Conservation Enterprise Keys for Success

by Ryan Thompson — Nov 08, 2017 10:03 AM

"Building a Conservation Enterprise: Keys for Success” is a summary of the guidance from key resource documents on the enabling conditions that support a sustainable enterprise. It includes important insights grounded in the literature that can be applied directly to…

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.

Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity Tetra Tech is Helping Grow the Agriculture Sector in Uganda

Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity Tetra Tech is Helping Grow the Agriculture Sector in Uganda

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 08:10 PM

The Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity in Uganda, which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), focused on increasing the production of maize, beans, and coffee through the appropriate use of high-quality agricultural inputs and…

Water from the Sun - How a Solar Irrigation System Supplies Vital Irrigation to Small Farmers in Nepal

Water from the Sun - How a Solar Irrigation System Supplies Vital Irrigation to Small Farmers in Nepal

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 07:26 PM

Things began to change for Gurung’s village two years ago when it started working with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Knowledge-based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition (KISAN) project. KISAN field staff helped Gurung and other smallholder farmers make…

Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia Helps Address World Hunger

Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia Helps Address World Hunger

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 07:09 PM

A genetically improved farmed tilapia breed known for fast growth and high yield is helping address world hunger and reduce poverty.

Release: P4G Initiative Launches to Accelerate Sustainable Growth Through Innovative Partnerships

Release: P4G Initiative Launches to Accelerate Sustainable Growth Through Innovative Partnerships

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 04:58 PM

Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G)– led by governments of Chile, Denmark, Ethiopia, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, and Vietnam, along with leaders from business and international organizations – will be launched at the United Nations headquarters.

Wild Tigers to Return to Kazakhstan 70 Years After Going Extinct There

Wild Tigers to Return to Kazakhstan 70 Years After Going Extinct There

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 04:14 PM

September 8, 2017, Astana – The Republic of Kazakhstan today announced plans to bring wild tigers back to their historical range in the Ili-Balkhash region, and signed a memorandum with World Wildlife Fund to jointly implement a tiger reintroduction program.

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities October 2017

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities October 2017

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 03:57 PM

African Wildlife Foundation-Project Assistant, African Wildlife Foundation-Community Officer, IUCB-Programme Officer - Protected Areas Management, WWF-Conservation Manager, Wildlife Crime Prevention-Detection Dog Unit Technical Advisor, UD Forest Service-Micro-zoning and Land Use Planning Intern, US Forest Service-Central Africa Communications Intern

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