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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: , , , , , , ,
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: , , ,
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: , , , , , ,
Release: P4G Initiative Launches to Accelerate Sustainable Growth Through Innovative Partnerships
Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G)– led by governments of Chile, Denmark, Ethiopia, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, and Vietnam, along with ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 10, 2017 04:58 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Fishing Communities in Ghana to Benefit from Micro-Insurance
The micro-insurance product, called the Fishers’ Future Plan, is designed for the 200,000 fishermen engaged in fishing and the 27,000 women involved in fish ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 30, 2016 08:47 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Bayesian Networks for Modeling Conservation Impacts
The application of alternative modeling approaches could be expanded to help bridge the social and biological strengths of the IUCN to help promote both ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 14, 2017 04:55 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Virginia Tech Researcher Sounded Alert on Nigeria's 'Tomato Emergency'
The invasive pest Tuta absoluta, also known as the South American tomato leafminer, caused crop losses in Nigeria that created a surge in pricing and inspired ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 21, 2016 11:27 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Pact and Qualcomm Expand Collaboration to Address Child Labor in Mining in Africa
This week, Pact and Qualcomm Incorporated expand our collaboration to tackle critical issues facing mining communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 21, 2016 11:29 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
File USAID’s Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, 2016 Annual Report
In FY 2016, USAID field conservation programs improved natural resource management in highly biodiverse areas across more than 57 million hectares, an area ... by FRAME Administrator last modified Feb 26, 2018 01:12 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Water from the Sun - How a Solar Irrigation System Supplies Vital Irrigation to Small Farmers in Nepal
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 ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 10, 2017 07:26 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Be Inspired: 10 of USAID’s Best
Here’s how our actions, ideas and passions helped empower people and expand opportunity around the globe this year. by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 09, 2018 07:33 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
New Books in the USAID Library
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 ... by Christin VanZant last modified Feb 04, 2020 10:46 PM — Filed under: , ,
CSU helping to establish electricity in East Africa
CSU has assembled a team including engineering, agriculture, business, social science and economics to tackle more than just electrification, but ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 21, 2016 03:52 PM — Filed under: , , ,
To #EndHunger, Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteers Support Feed the Future Initiatives in Bangladesh Through Technical Expertise
In Bangladesh, the Farmer-to-Farmer Program engages skilled American volunteers to provide training and technical assistance to support youth entrepreneurship ... by Christin VanZant last modified Sep 21, 2016 08:54 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Borlaug Fellow Tackles Post-Harvest Loss in Ghana
Post-harvest losses “represent a huge mass of food that could be made available for resource-poor people without additional use of land, seed, labor, water and ... by Christin VanZant last modified Sep 27, 2016 11:54 AM — Filed under: , ,
After the Arab Spring: Learning to Love Nature Again
From “protect by punishment” to “protect by involving people”: read about the peaceful revolution that is changing nature conservation in North Africa and the ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 14, 2017 04:12 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
RELEASE: Secure Land Rights in Amazon Brings Billions in Economic and Climate Benefits, Says New WRI Report
Analysis of Colombia, Brazil and Bolivia finds land rights for indigenous communities key to sustainable economic development, slowing deforestation and ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 21, 2016 03:48 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Excess capture requires measures to protect Southern Brazil’s tainha (mullet) stock
Study conducted by Oceana in collaboration with top experts in the field concluded that tainha (mullet) fishing in coastal areas of Southern and Southeastern ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 21, 2016 03:54 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
USAID and Coca-Cola Announce Up to $22 Million for Second Phase of Water and Development Alliance
WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Coca-Cola Company and its Foundations announced a combined investment of up ... by Christin VanZant last modified Dec 24, 2016 12:30 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
DAI Presents Gender Case Studies at European Development Days 2016
DAI recently hosted a lab session and stand on gender equality at the 10th annual European Development Days conference in Brussels. by Anna Woltman last modified Jul 26, 2016 02:51 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
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