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 The Role of Wild-Caught Fisheries in African Development
Jun 08, 2018 · File

The Role of Wild-Caught Fisheries in African Development

This report on the role of wild-caught fisheries in African development focuses on small-scale fisheries in East and West Africa. The report describes the role of wild-caught fisheries in food security, resilience and nutrition and presents opportunities and recommendations for…

Supplemental Guide  3: Prioritizing and Selecting Strategic Approaches in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Jun 07, 2018 · File

Supplemental Guide 3: Prioritizing and Selecting Strategic Approaches in USAID Biodiversity Programming

This guide supplements Biodiversity How-To Guide 2: Using Results Chains to Depict Theories of Change in USAID Biodiversity Programming. Step 4, Brainstorming Strategic Approaches, involves generating a suite of potential strategic approaches for a design team to consider. Step 5…

Case Study: Improving Ecosystem Management to Strengthen Resilience to Extreme Weather in the Philippines
May 24, 2018 · File

Case Study: Improving Ecosystem Management to Strengthen Resilience to Extreme Weather in the Philippines

This ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) case study highlights the USAID/Philippines mission’s Emerging Champions for Biodiversity Conservation and Improved Ecosystems Services (ECBCIES) project, which focused on conserving biodiversity and strengthening ecosystems in six key biodiversity areas to help communities adapt to climate…

 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…

May 10, 2018 · File

ZOOMING IN: COMPANIES, COMMODITIES, & TRACEABILITY COMMITMENTS THAT COUNT, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY FOR INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS

“Zooming In” presents a new analysis by Forest Trends’ Supply Change Initiative and Ceres about how companies that are committed to addressing commodity-driven deforestation are tracing supplies to their origin—be it factory, farm, field, or forest—so they can determine the…

Compiled - CWT Synthesis and Cases
May 01, 2018 · File

Compiled - CWT Synthesis and Cases

USAID launched a global case study compilation to collect lessons on an urgent global conservation challenge: how to build capacity for enforcement and prosecution to combat wildlife trafficking. Forty-eight entries were received, and 12 of these were selected for publication…

Synthesis of Lessons from the CWT Case Study Compilation
May 01, 2018 · File

Synthesis of Lessons from the CWT Case Study Compilation

Looking across the 12 cases, this synthesis identifies common approaches and explores generalizable lessons. The approaches include: using technology for effective data collection and management, building effective partnerships among stakeholders, fostering local ownership and involvement, and leveraging outside experts and…

Wildlife Crimes Unit in Indonesia
May 01, 2018 · File

Wildlife Crimes Unit in Indonesia

Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wildlife Crimes Unit takes a unique approach to combat wildlife trafficking in Indonesia. The Unit performs intelligence work, assists law enforcement, helps build capacity for combating wildlife trafficking among law enforcement officers, and raises public awareness through…

Mesa Técnica in Guatemala
May 01, 2018 · File

Mesa Técnica in Guatemala

Established in 2015, Mesa Técnica is a partnership among three civil society organizations working to build capacity for wildlife trafficking enforcement in the northern Guatemalan department of Petén. Select personnel from partner institutions sit on a close-knit committee dedicated to…

National and Transnational Serious Crimes Investigative Unit in Tanzania
May 01, 2018 · File

National and Transnational Serious Crimes Investigative Unit in Tanzania

Tanzania’s PAMS Foundation has worked alongside the National and Transnational Serious Crimes Investigative Unit since 2014 to combat wildlife trafficking and poaching. With guidance and capacity building support from the foundation, the Unit has become one of the most effective…

tenBoma in Kenya
May 01, 2018 · File

tenBoma in Kenya

tenBoma is a wildlife security initiative that identifies, anticipates, and counters threats to wildlife by applying predictive methodologies to determine when and where wildlife crime events are likely to occur. The initiative builds capacity of both local law enforcement and…

FISH-i in East Africa
May 01, 2018 · File

FISH-i in East Africa

Established in 2012, FISH-i created an informal network that shares information and intelligence through a shared communications platform. This regional cooperation, coupled with dedicated data analysis and technical expertise, has catalyzed enforcement actions and created transparency to challenge corruption. Sharing…

Tiger Protection & Conservation Units in Kerinci-Seblat National Park, Indonesia
May 01, 2018 · File

Tiger Protection & Conservation Units in Kerinci-Seblat National Park, Indonesia

Since 2000, Fauna & Flora International has collaborated with park officials, communities, police, the judiciary, and local government to pioneer effective tiger protection strategies. Tiger Protection and Conservation Units, led by park officials alongside community rangers, conduct routine and information-led…

Eyes in the Courtroom in Kenya
May 01, 2018 · File

Eyes in the Courtroom in Kenya

Eyes in the Courtroom is a public-private partnership that monitors, tracks, and analyzes outcomes of wildlife crime trials in all 121 courts in Kenya. The analysis of these trials has provided a performance measure of the investigation, prosecution, and disposition…

Conservancy Rhino Ranger Incentive Program in Namibia
May 01, 2018 · File

Conservancy Rhino Ranger Incentive Program in Namibia

Effective solutions to poaching require a context-specific, stakeholder-driven mix of top-down and bottom-up strategies. The Conservancy Rhino Ranger Incentive Program seeks to demonstrate how partnerships that explicitly incorporate local values and institutions are a foundation for combating poaching. This case…

Apr 17, 2018 · Document

CWT Case Finalists

 

Apr 02, 2018 · File

SECTOR ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINE CONSTRUCTION Full Technical Update 2017

This document presents one sector of the Sector Environmental Guidelines (SEGs) prepared for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Agency’s Global Environmental Management Support (GEMS) program. All sectors are accessible at http://www.usaidgems.org/sectorGuidelines.htm. Purpose. The purpose of this…

Apr 02, 2018 · File

USAID GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SUPPORT (GEMS) SECTOR ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINE: ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING

This document presents one sector of the Sector Environmental Guidelines (SEGs) prepared for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Agency’s Global Environmental Management Support (GEMS) program. All sectors are accessible at http://www.usaidgems.org/sectorGuidelines.htm. Purpose. The purpose of this…

Apr 02, 2018 · File

LAND & RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ACTIVITY MONITORING AND EVALUATION PLAN (AMEP)

The vision of LRDP is to contribute to shared and sustained peace and prosperity by addressing issues at the heart of the civil conflict. LRDP partners with the Government of Colombia (GOC) to better meet the needs of Colombian communities…

Apr 02, 2018 · File

Solving the Mystery of Marine Protected Area Performance: Monitoring social impacts

Solving the Mystery of Marine Protected Area Performance: Monitoring Social Impacts (Field Manual)

 
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