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The Wild Table: Fish, Forests and Food Security
What do chocolate, forests and fisheries management have in common? The answer lies at the intersection of biodiversity conservation and food security. by FRAME Administrator last modified Nov 13, 2018 04:26 PM — Filed under: , , ,
United States Announces $76 Million in Humanitarian Assistance for Yemen
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 USAID Press Office Today the United States announced more than $76 million in new humanitarian assistance to respond to the urgent ... by Christin VanZant last modified Mar 21, 2017 11:04 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Brazil’s Police And Indigenous Groups Fight True Crime In The Amazon Together
A newly-formalized collaborative effort between Brazil’s law enforcement agencies and forest communities has ambitious plans to unravel an entire criminal ... by Anna Woltman last modified Jul 26, 2016 02:29 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
USAID 'LIFE' Project Discusses Gender Equality
In the framework of the USAID-funded Lebanon Livelihoods and Inclusive Finance Expansion (LIFE) project, LDN’s President Amin Nehme, Senior Researcher Dr. ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 06, 2017 08:35 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Success Story - Invertebrates are a Boon to Aquaculture in Tanzania
Aquaculture in Tanzania has mostly been relegated to rural areas, where fish are grown in small ponds as a secondary activity for farmers wanting to ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 06, 2017 08:37 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
USAID Partners with Monterey Bay Aquarium to Combat Illegal Fishing and Promote Sustainable Fisheries in Southeast Asia
Monterey, CA - The U.S. Agency for International Development Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans) and California-based Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 30, 2017 01:03 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Statement: Indonesia Expands Protection of Carbon-Rich Peatlands With Update to Government Regulation
JAKARTA (December 5, 2016)— Today the Government of Indonesia issued a revision to Government Regulation No. 71/2014 regarding the protection and management of ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 04, 2017 05:31 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Uniting Tajikistan’s Farmers to Fix Broken Irrigation Systems
When the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Family Farming Program (FFP) embarked in 2010, its top objective was clear: assist the farmers and ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 04, 2017 05:33 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Community Leaders Work to Protect Papua's Forests and Fight Climate Change
Alex Waisimon is on a mission to inspire them to support the approach that he, WWF, and others are starting to use to save Papua’s forests—which are some of ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 04, 2017 05:34 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Plummeting commodity prices increase risk of ‘conflict minerals’ in consumer electronic devices
Prices for tin, tungsten, and tantalum – 3T minerals that are used in all smartphones, computers, and airliners – have plummeted over the past year. While ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 09, 2016 03:33 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
New Report Urges African Governments to Increase Sustainable Agricultural Practices
According to the report, the impacts of climate change pose a high risk to African food security and economic growth. Agricultural activities employ between 60 ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 09, 2016 03:41 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
USAID Commits More Than $38 Million to Global Entrepreneurship
Washington, D.C. - Today at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced four new ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 02, 2017 07:05 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
USAID Lending Assistance to Storm-Ravaged Barbuda
PRESS RELEASE:-The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 02, 2017 07:42 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Land Disputes & Conflict: Finding Solutions
July #LandMatters Newsletter by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 05, 2017 06:30 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
How Farmers in Africa are Restoring Degraded Lands and Enhancing Resilience
A webinar on “How Farmers in Africa are restoring Degraded Lands and Enhancing Resilience” was held at the World Resources Institute (WRI) in Washington DC. by FRAME Administrator last modified Nov 01, 2016 08:57 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Sustainable Tourism, Development the Focus of New AWF Partnership
In recognizing the need for genuine partnerships to ensure that sustainable tourism development is in harmony with and compliments conservation of the ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 31, 2017 01:42 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
6 Things You Need to Know About Mangroves (but never thought to ask)
“I love mangroves.” That’s a phrase you’ve probably never heard anyone say. Mangroves don’t inspire awe and wonder the way coral reefs, rainforests or ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 31, 2017 01:44 PM — Filed under: , ,
Five Provinces and National Agencies Join Forces to Protect and Conserve the Verde Island Passage
Batangas City, 6 April 2017 - Five provinces along the Verde Island Passage and national agencies today committed to a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that will ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 31, 2017 01:45 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
A Thriving Business Creates Opportunity in Tajikistan
Hamrohkon Toirova’s barber shop has only been open since last fall, but she already has a regular clientele that covers her expenses and provides her family ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jun 01, 2017 01:47 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Of Milk And Money: How Agroforestry Is Reshaping The Kenyan Countryside
Consumer-facing companies like Danone and Mars have pledged to slash their greenhouse-gas emissions, in part by purging deforestation from their supply chains ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 30, 2016 08:50 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
A Good July for Elephants, as Japan E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Shuts Down Ivory Sales
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 ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 14, 2017 03:49 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
ABCG Career Opportunities January 2017
In this issue -Dir of Fin & Admin - WCS; Dep Wildlife Practice Leader - WWF by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 12, 2017 03:48 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Climate Change Dramatically Disrupting Nature from Genes to Ecosystems – Study
Gland, Switzerland, 10 November, 2016 (IUCN) – Global changes in temperature have already impacted every aspect of life on Earth from genes to entire ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 21, 2016 11:25 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Case for Integrated Development
Often the world’s most pressing and complex problems are addressed sector-by-sector rather than holistically. This “siloed” approach to development may not ... by Gateway Web Editor last modified Nov 13, 2018 03:22 PM — Filed under: , , ,
USAID Unveils Field Guide to Combat Pangolin Trafficking
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is marking World Pangolin Day on February 17 by unveiling a new guide to help law enforcement ... by Christin VanZant last modified Feb 17, 2018 05:32 AM — Filed under: , , ,
USAID Transforms
Development is transforming lives, communities and economies around the world by Christin VanZant last modified Feb 19, 2018 07:59 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Battling a Virus to Save Saiga
Saiga, an ancient, critically-endangered species of antelope, are facing a catastrophic plague. These animals have been dying over the last two months in ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 16, 2017 03:41 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Faces of the Value Chain
How a groundbreaking USAID program is bolstering both Nepal’s agricultural ecosystem and those who depend on it by Christin VanZant last modified May 16, 2017 03:43 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
A Trade Solution to the Food Security Challenge: Surplus Grains Worth $83 Million Now Available to Countries in Need
A food security milestone was achieved this month with the signing of contracts to sell 279,000 metric tons of food grains from areas of surplus in East Africa ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 16, 2017 03:45 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Wild Tigers to Return to Kazakhstan 70 Years After Going Extinct There
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, ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 10, 2017 04:14 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
 
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