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Conservation and Law Enforcement in Gorongosa and Niassa: A Study of the Criminal Justice Process for Wildlife Crime, from Apprehension to Incarceration
Sep 10, 2019 · File

Conservation and Law Enforcement in Gorongosa and Niassa: A Study of the Criminal Justice Process for Wildlife Crime, from Apprehension to Incarceration

In July 2019, USAID/Mozambique released a comprehensive study of the wildlife criminal justice process in Mozambique and identified key areas for improvement. Successful enforcement of wildlife trafficking laws requires apprehending perpetrators and shepherding them through the criminal justice system. This…

 The transboundary displacement of deforestation under REDD+: Problematic intersections between the trade of forest-risk commodities and land grabbing in the Mekong region
May 11, 2018 · File

The transboundary displacement of deforestation under REDD+: Problematic intersections between the trade of forest-risk commodities and land grabbing in the Mekong region

The fragmentary adoption of REDD+ across forest nations leaves room for the displacement of deforestation from early-adopters and countries with more rigorous carbon-related regulatory regimes to late-adopters of REDD+. While this displacement is expected to be substantial, our empirical understanding…

Mar 30, 2018 · File

Making Gender Count: Leveraging M&E to Mainstream Gender

South Asia is one of the most water-scarce regions of the world. The Himalayan river basins that supply much of the region’s water, traverse national boundaries and are under increasing pressure due to industrialization, urbanization and a rapidly-growing population. Water…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Quarterly News Digest July 2017
Aug 04, 2017 · News Item

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

Making sense of research for sustainable land management
Mar 03, 2017 · File

Making sense of research for sustainable land management

This publication is based on the work of more than 600 scientists and synthesizes experiences and practice-relevant results from a 7-year German-funded international research programme on interactions between land management, climate change, and ecosystems and their services.

Protected Area Staff Training: Guidelines for Planning and Management
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Protected Area Staff Training: Guidelines for Planning and Management

This guide from the IUCN is designed to help protected area managers to develop, implement, and evaluate targeted training programs to build and maintain staff competencies.

Competence Standards for Protected Area Jobs in South East Asia
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Competence Standards for Protected Area Jobs in South East Asia

This guide by the ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity Conservation provides suggested competence standards for protected area jobs, including enforcement agents.

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU, 5-6 November 2001, Frankfurt, Germany
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU, 5-6 November 2001, Frankfurt, Germany

Conference proceedings from “International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU” held by TRAFFIC Europe and the IUCN Environmental Law Center.

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation of Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST) Program
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation of Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST) Program

This report is a mid-term performance evaluation of Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST), authored by MSI, and used “a mixed-methods evaluation design that combined qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection: document review, key informant interviews, and…

Oct 01, 2016 · Event

ABCG Event: Getting Consumers to Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Urban Bushmeat Demand in Congo

(WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE 10 G Street NE, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20002, 7th Floor, from Oct 11, 2016 12:00 PM to Oct 11, 2016 01:00 PM)

The speakers of this ABCG seminar will describe the interdisciplinary framework of a two year pilot project to identify the key drivers behind urban bushmeat consumption in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo, and present preliminary criminology, social, and market research…

Apr 19, 2016 · Event

Fish, Forks, and Food Security: The Importance of Wild Fisheries to Food and Job Security

(from Apr 20, 2016 09:30 AM to Apr 20, 2016 11:00 AM)

Wild fisheries were highlighted in a recent Ag Sector Council Seminar hosted by Agrilinks.

Community-based Natural Resource Management and Poverty Alleviation in Namibia: A Case Study
Feb 04, 2016 · File

Community-based Natural Resource Management and Poverty Alleviation in Namibia: A Case Study

Through community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), Namibians who form conservancies now have legal rights to manage wildlife and benefit from tourism. With these secure rights, and with help from NGOs and the government, something extraordinary is happening: wildlife numbers, which…

USFS Mission Report on the Development of MaMaBay Ecotourism Trail for the Wildlife Conservation Society
Aug 26, 2015 · File

USFS Mission Report on the Development of MaMaBay Ecotourism Trail for the Wildlife Conservation Society

This mission is one part of a larger collaboration between WCS, the USFS, and other technical and financial partners in the development of coordinated ecotourism opportunities. This report focuses on one component of the original vision for collaboration on a…

Manuel de mesure, notification et verification (MNV) de la REDD+ version 2.0
Apr 15, 2015 · File

Manuel de mesure, notification et verification (MNV) de la REDD+ version 2.0

La réduction des émissions résultant de la déforestation et de la dégradation des forêts, de la conservation des stocks de carbone, de la gestion durable des forêts et du renforcement des stocks de carbone forestier (REDD +) est devenue un…

Apr 06, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity Report 2010

This report summarizes biodiversity conservation and forestry programs supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in ½scal year (FY) 2009. Biodiversity and forestry are reported together because they are highly interrelate

Apr 06, 2015 · File

Participatory Learning and Action 59 - Change at hand: Web 2.0 for development

Web 2.0 tools and approaches are radically changing the ways we create, share, collaborate and publish digital information through the Internet. Participatory Web 2.0 for development – or Web2forDev for short – is a way of employing web services to int

REDD+ Measurment, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Manual Version 2.0
Mar 13, 2015 · File

REDD+ Measurment, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Manual Version 2.0

The purpose of this Manual is to provide an overall review of the data, models, techniques and accounting methods that could be part of a Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and…

 
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