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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…

Case Study: Conserving Ecosystems to Support Climate Resilience in Bangladesh
Mar 28, 2018 · File

Case Study: Conserving Ecosystems to Support Climate Resilience in Bangladesh

This ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) case study highlights the USAID/Bangladesh mission’s Climate-Resilient Ecosystems and Livelihoods (CREL) project, which focused on conserving biodiversity and strengthening ecosystems in four rural, biologically significant regions to help communities adapt to climate change. The case study…

The United States Agency for International Development and forest loss: A cross-national analysis of environmental aid
Mar 20, 2018 · File

The United States Agency for International Development and forest loss: A cross-national analysis of environmental aid

Among scholars of international development, there is a debate regarding the effectiveness of bilateral aid to improve the natural environment. Here we focus on evaluating whether United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) aid in the environmental sector reduces forest…

Gender and biodiversity 1
Mar 01, 2018 · Image

Gender and biodiversity 1

Gender and Biodiversity

SALT Fact Sheet
Feb 26, 2018 · File

SALT Fact Sheet

This Fact Sheet highlights the approach and objectives of SALT project including its aims at catalyzing solutions that transform how the seafood industry and governments collect, share, verify and, ultimately, use data for sustainable and socially responsible fisheries.

USAID’s Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, 2016 Annual Report
Feb 23, 2018 · 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 about the size of Colorado and Nevada combined. As a result of USAID assistance, more than 1.5…

ABCG Career Opportunities Late January 2018
Feb 19, 2018 · News Item

ABCG Career Opportunities Late January 2018

by Christin VanZant — Feb 19, 2018 09:28 PM

WCS-Climate Adaptation Consultant, The Nature Conservancy-Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, The Nature Conservancy-Tuungane Project Manager, The Nature Conservancy-Communications Manager, WWF-Protected Area Advisor, WWF-Virunga Wood Energy Evaluation Consultant, Conservation International-Senior Vice President, Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science, Pathfinder International-Conservation and…

Pangolin Species Identification Guide: A Rapid Assessment Tool for Field and Desk
Feb 17, 2018 · File

Pangolin Species Identification Guide: A Rapid Assessment Tool for Field and Desk

This guide is designed to help you confidently identify the eight species of pangolin, and when possible, body parts and scales even when removed from the animal.

DNA Detective Dogs Saving Pangolins
Feb 15, 2018 · News Item

DNA Detective Dogs Saving Pangolins

by FRAME Administrator — Jan 14, 2019 01:18 PM

Sniffing her way through the forests of Nepal and Vietnam, Athena, an Australian Shepherd mix, and her trainer are working to save the world's most-trafficked mammal—the pangolin.

Threat Rating Worksheet
Jan 29, 2018 · News Item

Threat Rating Worksheet

by FRAME Administrator — Oct 21, 2019 07:14 PM

When designing biodiversity and integrated biodiversity conservation programs, threat identification and ranking is an essential step as it helps biodiversity program design teams decide on what threats to address (and why), and assists on determining what strategic approaches to invest…

Threat Rating Worksheet
Jan 29, 2018 · News Item

Threat Rating Worksheet

by FRAME Administrator — Oct 21, 2019 07:15 PM

When designing biodiversity and integrated biodiversity conservation programs, threat identification and ranking is an essential step as it helps biodiversity program design teams decide on what threats to address (and why), and assists on determining what strategic approaches to invest…

Jan 22, 2018 · Document

Biodiversity Cross-Mission Learning Program

 

ABCG Career Opportunities mid-January 2018
Jan 13, 2018 · News Item

ABCG Career Opportunities mid-January 2018

by Christin VanZant — Jan 13, 2018 09:14 PM

WCS-Project Officer, WCS-Project Director, Kahuzi-Biega Landscape, The Nature Conservancy-Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, The Nature Conservancy-Regional Managing Director, IUCN-Consultancy to review the effectiveness of Multiple-use Programme in Mount Elgon National Park, IUCN-Consultancy to support the National Forestry Authority to review the…

ABCG Career Opportunities December 2017
Jan 09, 2018 · News Item

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
Jan 08, 2018 · News Item

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,…

Gender and REDD+ Learning Exchange, 13-15 May 2014: Technical Workshop Summary Report
Dec 13, 2017 · File

Gender and REDD+ Learning Exchange, 13-15 May 2014: Technical Workshop Summary Report

As a first activity under AGENT (then GECCO) in 2014, this workshop marked a significant first step in the organizations’ collaborative effort to enhance action on gender-responsive climate change action. The workshop functioned as a learning exchange for fifty-two participants…

 Hariyo Ban: REDD+ for Economic Development in Nepal: A national, local-level initiative
Dec 13, 2017 · File

Hariyo Ban: REDD+ for Economic Development in Nepal: A national, local-level initiative

The Hariyo Ban project—which is named after the Nepali saying “Hariyo Ban Nepal ko Dhan” meaning “healthy green forests are the wealth of Nepal”—is a five-year initiative (2011-2016) that aims to reduce the adverse impacts of climate change and threats…

Trees for Global Benefit: Empowering Ugandan Women with Land Concessions and Tree Planting Benefits: A local-level, implementation initiative
Dec 13, 2017 · File

Trees for Global Benefit: Empowering Ugandan Women with Land Concessions and Tree Planting Benefits: A local-level, implementation initiative

Trees for Global Benefit (TGB), an initiative of the Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda (ECOTRUST), is a cooperative community carbon offset scheme developed to enable poverty reduction through effective management and protection of forestry ecosystems on which local people depend.…

The African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF): Empowering African Women to Influence REDD+
Dec 13, 2017 · File

The African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF): Empowering African Women to Influence REDD+

The African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (Réseau des Femmes Africaines pour la Gestion Communautaire des Forêts, or “REFACOF”) aims to make concrete, meaningful, and effective contributions to forest governance in order to influence national policies and international…

Cameroon, Ghana & Uganda’s Gender & REDD+ Roadmaps: A National, Policy-Level Initiative
Dec 13, 2017 · File

Cameroon, Ghana & Uganda’s Gender & REDD+ Roadmaps: A National, Policy-Level Initiative

These Roadmaps—the first of their kind—were produced during the first phase of the project for each country process and identified context-specific gender and REDD+ concerns, stakeholders, and concrete actions to integrate and enhance gender in REDD+ processes and initiatives. This…

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