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Strengthening natural resource institutions in Africa - applying social learning to reconciling poverty reduction and environmental management
Dec 11, 2012 · File

Strengthening natural resource institutions in Africa - applying social learning to reconciling poverty reduction and environmental management

In the past two decades social and political changes in Africa have unmasked the underlying complexity and pluralism of natural resource management landscapes and exposed the untenable nature of linear, centralized technocratic approaches. Institutional pluralism as both reality and approach…

Forests, Poverty and equity in Africa: new perspectives on policy and practice
Dec 11, 2012 · File

Forests, Poverty and equity in Africa: new perspectives on policy and practice

This paper places forestry in the larger context of rural development and therefore in the current debates on poverty and inequality. While Africa has high levels of natural and human capital it is the poorest and most unequal region in…

Investing in Tomorrow's Forests: Toward an action agenda for revitalizing forestry in West Africa
Dec 11, 2012 · File

Investing in Tomorrow's Forests: Toward an action agenda for revitalizing forestry in West Africa

Tomorrow's forests—dynamic, economic, integrated, diverse and shared—are emerging across the West African landscape today. Investing in tomorrow’s forests offers a pathway to alleviating poverty, improving governance, empowering local communities, securing sustainable development and enhancing the well-being of Africa’s people.

Dec 11, 2012 · File

Capitalisation and sharing of experiences on the interaction between forest policies and land use

More productive and sustainable use of sloping land and community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) are being recognised increasingly as major options in a range of natural resource sectors in Asia. CBNRM is also recognised as a useful mechanism in cross-cutting…

Nov 16, 2012 · File

Adaptive Collaborative Management of Community Forests in Asia Experiences from Nepal, Indonesia and the Philippines

The easy ‘solutions’ offered by centralised resource management no longer work, and the era of top-down decision making is all but over. Some of the new directions that have been proposed include learning-based approaches in place of set management prescriptions,…

Nov 16, 2012 · File

Adaptive Collaborative Management of Community Forests in Asia Experiences from Nepal, Indonesia and the Philippines

The easy ‘solutions’ offered by centralised resource management no longer work, and the era of top-down decision making is all but over. Some of the new directions that have been proposed include learning-based approaches in place of set management prescriptions,…

 Enhancing resilience in the Horn of Africa: Synthesis of an evidence based workshop
Nov 04, 2012 · File

Enhancing resilience in the Horn of Africa: Synthesis of an evidence based workshop

The workshop, “Enhancing Resilience in the Horn of Africa: An Evidence Based Workshop on Strategies for Success,” held December 13—14, 2011 in Washington, DC, was co-hosted by USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, Bureau for Food Security, Bureau…

Oct 23, 2012 · File

Ethiopia USFS Trip Report: GIS Capacity Building: Feb 2012

Geospatial mapping and building GIS capacity were identified as primary needs in the development of Rangeland Management Plans for the PLI II Project. An initial trip was conducted in May – June, 2011 and findings and recommendations can be found…

Oct 16, 2012 · File

USAID Environmental Compliance Procedures: 22 CFR 216

Sierra Leone - One-Week: 22 CFR 216 Environmental Compliance

Nature, Wealth, and Power: Emerging Best Practice for Revitalizing Rural Africa
Oct 11, 2012 · File

Nature, Wealth, and Power: Emerging Best Practice for Revitalizing Rural Africa

While the fate of Africa’s natural resources cannot be separated from the broader context of economic and development challenges, neither can Africa’s economic and development future be separated from the management of its natural resources. Building on lessons learned from…

Oct 01, 2012 · File

Biodiversity Assessment Tracking Systems Brochure

Biodiversity Assessment Tracking Systems Brochure

USAID Ethiopia: Country Development Cooperation Strategy 2011 – 2015
Jul 05, 2012 · File

USAID Ethiopia: Country Development Cooperation Strategy 2011 – 2015

The GOE‟s new five year Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) sets very ambitious targets for growth in all sectors, and allocates significant resources to promote development. These ambitious but achievable goals (if the right policies are put into practice), reflect…

Conservation and Development Interventions at the Wildlife/Livestock Interface: Implications for Wildlife, Livestock and Human Health
Feb 24, 2012 · File

Conservation and Development Interventions at the Wildlife/Livestock Interface: Implications for Wildlife, Livestock and Human Health

The “Southern and East African Experts Panel on Designing Successful Conservation and Development Interventions at the Wildlife/Livestock Interface: Implications for Wildlife, Livestock and Human Health” forum brought together nearly 80 veterinarians, ecologists, economists, wildlife managers, and other experts from Botswana,…

ST2. Project Development For Sustainable Tourism - A Step By Step Approach
Jan 28, 2012 · File

ST2. Project Development For Sustainable Tourism - A Step By Step Approach

This course introduces the participant to developing a sustainable tourism project that contributes to international development goals. This manual is from a set of nine courses on Sustainable Tourism that have been developed by George Washington University as a result…

Lessons about Land Tenure, Forest Governance and REDD+ Featured Jan 10, 2012
Jan 10, 2012 · File

Lessons about Land Tenure, Forest Governance and REDD+ Featured Jan 10, 2012

This volume of case studies comprises one of two main publications resulting from the Oct. 21-22, 2011 Land Tenure and Forest Carbon Management Workshop hosted by the University of Wisconsin/Madison’s Land Tenure Center (LTC), Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, and…

Jan 08, 2012 · File

Lessons on Land Tenure, Governance and REDD+. Case Studies from Africa, Asia and Latin America.

An edited set of case studies based on presentations at the LTC/Translinks sponsored Workshop in October 2011. The volume is 112 pages and contains 9 case studies, an introductory chapter and a preface by USAID's Michael Colby.

Sustainable Tourism at 27 Charcos, Rio Damajagua, Dominican Republic
Jan 03, 2012 · File

Sustainable Tourism at 27 Charcos, Rio Damajagua, Dominican Republic

This report offers an assessment of the current tourism program and detailed recommendations for community-based sustainable tourism that produces benefits for the environment and community, as well as quality visitor experiences. Technical assistance was provided by the U.S. Forest Service…

Nov 27, 2011 · File

Final Evaluation of the Land Rights and Community Forestry Program (LRCFP)

Final Evaluation of the USAID Liberia Land Rights and Community Forestry Program (LRCFP). October 2011.

Nov 20, 2011 · File

Zor Profile

Draft profile of the Zor community. June 2008

Trip Report
Nov 18, 2011 · File

Trip Report

Trip Report by John D. Waugh, Forestry Trust Fund Advisor and Forest Management Specialist. June 2010.

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