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USAID Unveils Field Guide to Combat Pangolin Trafficking
Feb 17, 2018 · News Item

USAID Unveils Field Guide to Combat Pangolin Trafficking

by Christin VanZant — Feb 17, 2018 05:32 AM

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 officers identify species and origins of pangolins, the world’s most trafficked mammals, in a bid…

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…

Saving Lives at Birth Round 8 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
Jan 13, 2018 · News Item

Saving Lives at Birth Round 8 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)

by Christin VanZant — Jan 13, 2018 08:13 PM

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada (funded by the Government of Canada), the U.K.'s Department for International Development (DFID), and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)…

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,…

USAID and Forest Trends Sign $15 Million Agreement to Scale Up Green Infrastructure for Water Security in Peru
Jan 08, 2018 · News Item

USAID and Forest Trends Sign $15 Million Agreement to Scale Up Green Infrastructure for Water Security in Peru

by Christin VanZant — Jan 08, 2018 05:20 PM

On December 6th, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) committed $15 million to support scaling up green infrastructure, the natural ecosystems that provide key services like regulating water flows and preventing erosion, as a measure to manage water risks…

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…

The Association of Indigenous Village Leaders (VIDS): Ensuring Community Voices Influence National Policy in Suriname: A local to national policy-level initiative
Dec 13, 2017 · File

The Association of Indigenous Village Leaders (VIDS): Ensuring Community Voices Influence National Policy in Suriname: A local to national policy-level initiative

The Association of Indigenous Village Leaders (Vereniging van Inheemse Dorpshoofden in Suriname – “VIDS”) is an association of indigenous village leaders from every indigenous village in Suriname. VIDS was established by village leaders in 1992 and its goals and objectives…

 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…

Lessons from Conservation Enterprises in the Maya Biosphere Reserve of Peten, Guatemala
Dec 12, 2017 · File

Lessons from Conservation Enterprises in the Maya Biosphere Reserve of Peten, Guatemala

Twenty years after the start of conservation enterprise activities, the Petén biosphere reserve can boast of a near-zero deforestation rate. This brief report summarizes available information on the reserve to draw out important lessons for those hoping to replicate this.

Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT)
Dec 11, 2017 · Folder

Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT)

AGENT is a ten-year partnership implemented by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). This partnership aims to strengthen the integration of gender considerations throughout USAID’s forest and biodiversity programing through the development of new resources and tools that increase…

Seminars focus on integrating biodiversity and forests into diverse development objectives
Dec 08, 2017 · News Item

Seminars focus on integrating biodiversity and forests into diverse development objectives

by FRAME Administrator — Oct 10, 2019 12:27 PM

USAID’s Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) teamed up this past October to host a series of seminars focused on integrating biodiversity and forests into diverse development objectives including food security, the…

Evidence in Action, Unit 4: Building the Evidence Base
Dec 05, 2017 · File

Evidence in Action, Unit 4: Building the Evidence Base

Unit 4: Building the Evidence Base highlights ways in which evidence can be shared and applied to strengthen biodiversity programs.

Evidence in Action, Unit 3: Generating Evidence
Dec 05, 2017 · File

Evidence in Action, Unit 3: Generating Evidence

Unit 3: Generating Evidence identifies Program Cycle processes that teams can use to generate credible evidence about the effectiveness of biodiversity programs.

Evidence in Action, Unit 2: Using Evidence
Dec 05, 2017 · File

Evidence in Action, Unit 2: Using Evidence

"Unit 2: Using Evidence" focuses on the critical review and use of evidence to increase the effectiveness of biodiversity programs.

Evidence in Action, Unit 1: Understanding an Evidence-Based Approach
Dec 05, 2017 · File

Evidence in Action, Unit 1: Understanding an Evidence-Based Approach

"Unit 1: Using an Evidence-Based Approach" provides an introduction to evidence and evidence-based approaches to biodiversity programming in the context of the USAID Program Cycle.

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