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USAID Commits More Than $38 Million to Global Entrepreneurship

USAID Commits More Than $38 Million to Global Entrepreneurship

by Christin VanZant — Oct 02, 2017 07:05 PM

Washington, D.C. - Today at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced four new investments totaling more than $38 million that will help mobilize the power of global entrepreneurs and innovators in the…

Using the Biodiversity Conservation Gateway: The Case of Nepal

Using the Biodiversity Conservation Gateway: The Case of Nepal

by Gateway Web Editor — Oct 10, 2019 12:07 PM

The USAID Biodiversity Conservation Gateway is a resource repository created to support the programming and information needs of Agency staff, partners and the global biodiversity community.

At New York Climate Week, Businesses Meet To Address Climate Change

At New York Climate Week, Businesses Meet To Address Climate Change

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 22, 2017 01:35 AM

The United Nations General Assembly is convening in New York this week, and so are hundreds of leaders from the business and conservation communities – communities that traditionally battled over the world’s forests, but that increasingly find common cause in…

ADB to Help Reduce Rocky Desertification in Guizhou

ADB to Help Reduce Rocky Desertification in Guizhou

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 22, 2017 12:26 AM

BEIJING, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (20 September 2017) — The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $150 million loan to help the Guizhou provincial government reduce its rocky desertification areas and improve people’s livelihoods through water…

National Sardine Management Framework Plan Underway

National Sardine Management Framework Plan Underway

by Christin VanZant — Aug 30, 2017 01:03 AM

Manila – Sardines. Billions of them are caught, canned and consumed yearly. Here’s what you need to know to save these silver slivers of tastiness. Vast shoals of bullet-shaped sardines shoot through the world’s seas, frequenting its sunlit upper layers…

USAID Announces Grand Prize Winners of the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge

USAID Announces Grand Prize Winners of the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge

by Christin VanZant — Aug 30, 2017 01:03 AM

For Immediate Release Thursday, September 1, 2016 USAID Press Office WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the four Grand Prize winners of the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge. With a combined award of more than…

USAID Partners with Monterey Bay Aquarium to Combat Illegal Fishing and Promote Sustainable Fisheries in Southeast Asia

USAID Partners with Monterey Bay Aquarium to Combat Illegal Fishing and Promote Sustainable Fisheries in Southeast Asia

by Christin VanZant — Aug 30, 2017 01:03 AM

Monterey, CA - The U.S. Agency for International Development Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans) and California-based Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® launched a partnership to improve the traceability of seafood products entering the North American market. The partnership's goal…

Oceana Celebrates Victory in Protecting Arctic Ocean from Offshore Drilling

Oceana Celebrates Victory in Protecting Arctic Ocean from Offshore Drilling

by Christin VanZant — Aug 30, 2017 01:03 AM

Group Applauds Obama Administration for Removing Arctic and Atlantic Oceans from Five-Year Drilling Program, Calls for Protection of Atlantic from Seismic Airgun Blasting

Global Health News - Nov 2016

Global Health News - Nov 2016

by Christin VanZant — Aug 30, 2017 01:03 AM

Global Health Highlights from USAID

After the Arab Spring: Learning to Love Nature Again

After the Arab Spring: Learning to Love Nature Again

by Christin VanZant — Aug 14, 2017 04:12 PM

From “protect by punishment” to “protect by involving people”: read about the peaceful revolution that is changing nature conservation in North Africa and the Middle East

A Good July for Elephants, as Japan E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Shuts Down Ivory Sales

A Good July for Elephants, as Japan E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Shuts Down Ivory Sales

by Christin VanZant — Aug 14, 2017 03:49 PM

In a major victory for wildlife, Japanese giant Internet retailer Rakuten announced on July 6, 2017, that it was banning the sale of ivory on its site, with trading to be phased out over the next month. Rakuten Inc., valued…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities Late July 2017

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities Late July 2017

by Christin VanZant — Aug 05, 2017 07:53 PM

African Wildlife Foundation-Senior Enterprise Officer, Conservation International-Country Director & Director, Climate Change, The Nature Conservancy-Terrestrial Conservation Manager & Chief of Party Endangered Ecosystems of Northern Tanzania, The ICCF Group-Senior Programs Officer, IUCN-Project Manager - Combating Wildlife Crime

Land Disputes & Conflict: Finding Solutions

Land Disputes & Conflict: Finding Solutions

by Christin VanZant — Aug 05, 2017 06:30 PM

July #LandMatters Newsletter

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Quarterly News Digest July 2017

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Quarterly News Digest July 2017

by Christin VanZant — Aug 04, 2017 04:36 PM

Recent Publications, News Highlights, Upcoming Events, and Past Event Resources

Hydropower Development in the Greater Mekong

Hydropower Development in the Greater Mekong

by Christin VanZant — Jul 10, 2017 03:54 PM

Large-scale infrastructure projects, including dams for hydropower, can severely affect wildlife, ecosystems and ultimately humans.

Girls in the Garage - Upending expectations in northern Morocco

Girls in the Garage - Upending expectations in northern Morocco

by Christin VanZant — Jul 10, 2017 03:36 PM

Women’s Work “In Morocco — and especially here in the north, in Tetouan, the jobs that women tend to do are hairdressing, cooking, patisserie…,” explains Najlae. Ever since she was a little girl, Najlae was fascinated by cars and motorbikes.…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities July 2017

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities July 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jul 07, 2017 12:55 PM

WWF - Africa Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator; WWF - Technical Advisor - Jengi TNS Lobeke Programme; WCS - Project Director, Okapi Faunal Reserve; Maliasili Initiatives - Chief Operating Officer; Eagle - Organizational Development Officer; Eagle - Field Investigations Officer; Eagle…

USAID Global Health Newsletter - June 2017

USAID Global Health Newsletter - June 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jun 28, 2017 09:02 PM

Maternal & Child Survival 2017 Acting on the Call Report: A Focus on Health Systems We're excited to share the fourth annual Acting on the Call report. This year's report recounts progress in our maternal and child survival efforts and…

Celebrating Father’s Day 2017

Celebrating Father’s Day 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jul 07, 2017 12:40 PM

This Father's Day, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrates the critical role that fathers play in influencing and supporting the wellbeing of families. Men are often the primary decision-makers in many of the countries where USAID works and…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities June 2017

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities June 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jun 28, 2017 08:42 PM

Conservation International - Regional Programme Manager, Wildlife Programmes: Nairobi, Kenya; ZSL - Landscape Manager: Cameroon; RTI Intl - Technical and Managerial Positions; IUCN - Consultancies

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