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Nov 22, 2017 · File

Evaluating the Design of Behavior Change Interventions: A Case Study of Rhino Horn in Vietnam

Behavioral change interventions are increasingly widely used in conservation. Several projects addressing rhino horn consumption were recently launched in Vietnam. We used key informant interviews, document analysis, and marketing theory to explore their strategies for intervention design, implementation, monitoring, and…

Graduating from Assistance: Africa Food Prize Winner Exemplifies Self-Sufficiency Through Smart Development
Nov 16, 2017 · News Item

Graduating from Assistance: Africa Food Prize Winner Exemplifies Self-Sufficiency Through Smart Development

by Christin VanZant — Nov 16, 2017 06:39 PM

Coulibaly received support from USAID’s Mali Agriculture Value Chain Enhancement Network (MAVEN) program (implemented by ACDI/VOCA and Winrock International). From 2010 to 2015, six Winrock Farmer-to-Farmer volunteers worked with Coulibaly on improved seed production, processing, packaging, organizational development and hybrid…

ABCG Career Opportunities November 2017
Nov 13, 2017 · News Item

ABCG Career Opportunities November 2017

by Christin VanZant — Nov 13, 2017 07:50 PM

WCS-Executive Director, Conservation Finance Alliance, WCS-Technical Advisor Biodiversity Action Planning Central Africa, WCS-Marine Technical Advisor, WWF-Law Enforcement Advisor, IUCN-Senior Programme Officer, IFAW-Chief of Party, Civil Society Environment Fund-Fundraising Consultant Kasanka Trust,

USAID Celebrates International One Health Day
Nov 13, 2017 · News Item

USAID Celebrates International One Health Day

by Christin VanZant — Nov 13, 2017 07:40 PM

On November 3, the world is celebrating international One Health Day. This year’s ongoing outbreak of Plague in Madagascar, the looming influenza season, and the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa remind us that human health is inextricably linked to both…

Conservation Enterprises: Using a theory of change approach to synthesize lessons from USAID biodiversity projects
Nov 09, 2017 · File

Conservation Enterprises: Using a theory of change approach to synthesize lessons from USAID biodiversity projects

In an effort to increase the understanding of conservation enterprises’ activities and outcomes and to improve the effectiveness of biodiversity programming, this brief synthesizes lessons from past USAID-funded efforts to support conservation enterprises

Building a Conservation Enterprise: Keys for Success
Nov 07, 2017 · File

Building a Conservation Enterprise: Keys for Success

"Building a Conservation Enterprise: Keys for Success” is a summary of the guidance from key resource documents on the enabling conditions that support a sustainable enterprise. It includes important insights grounded in the literature that can be applied directly to…

Building a Conservation Enterprise: Keys for Success
Nov 07, 2017 · File

Building a Conservation Enterprise: Keys for Success

"Building a Conservation Enterprise: Keys for Success” is a summary of the guidance from key resource documents on the enabling conditions that support a sustainable enterprise. It includes important insights grounded in the literature that can be applied directly to…

Symposium Features USAID Research Partnerships on Forests and Watersheds to Solve Complex Challenges to Food Security, Nutrition and Health
Oct 20, 2017 · News Item

Symposium Features USAID Research Partnerships on Forests and Watersheds to Solve Complex Challenges to Food Security, Nutrition and Health

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

A symposium held at the Ronald Reagan Building on October 4 highlighted research that demonstrates linkages between the status of watersheds and forests and health and nutrition outcomes.

Case Study: Restoring Coral Reefs in the Face of Climate Change in the Seychelles
Oct 19, 2017 · File

Case Study: Restoring Coral Reefs in the Face of Climate Change in the Seychelles

This ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) case study highlights the USAID/Southern Africa Regional Mission’s Reef Rescuers project, which is restoring damaged coral reefs to increase their resilience and reduce the vulnerability of coastal communities to sea level rise and extreme weather events.…

Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity Tetra Tech is Helping Grow the Agriculture Sector in Uganda
Oct 10, 2017 · News Item

Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity Tetra Tech is Helping Grow the Agriculture Sector in Uganda

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 08:10 PM

The Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity in Uganda, which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), focused on increasing the production of maize, beans, and coffee through the appropriate use of high-quality agricultural inputs and…

Water from the Sun - How a Solar Irrigation System Supplies Vital Irrigation to Small Farmers in Nepal
Oct 10, 2017 · News Item

Water from the Sun - How a Solar Irrigation System Supplies Vital Irrigation to Small Farmers in Nepal

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 07:26 PM

Things began to change for Gurung’s village two years ago when it started working with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Knowledge-based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition (KISAN) project. KISAN field staff helped Gurung and other smallholder farmers make…

Release: P4G Initiative Launches to Accelerate Sustainable Growth Through Innovative Partnerships
Oct 10, 2017 · News Item

Release: P4G Initiative Launches to Accelerate Sustainable Growth Through Innovative Partnerships

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 04:58 PM

Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G)– led by governments of Chile, Denmark, Ethiopia, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, and Vietnam, along with leaders from business and international organizations – will be launched at the United Nations headquarters.

Wild Tigers to Return to Kazakhstan 70 Years After Going Extinct There
Oct 10, 2017 · News Item

Wild Tigers to Return to Kazakhstan 70 Years After Going Extinct There

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 04:14 PM

September 8, 2017, Astana – The Republic of Kazakhstan today announced plans to bring wild tigers back to their historical range in the Ili-Balkhash region, and signed a memorandum with World Wildlife Fund to jointly implement a tiger reintroduction program.

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities October 2017
Oct 10, 2017 · News Item

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities October 2017

by Christin VanZant — Oct 10, 2017 03:57 PM

African Wildlife Foundation-Project Assistant, African Wildlife Foundation-Community Officer, IUCB-Programme Officer - Protected Areas Management, WWF-Conservation Manager, Wildlife Crime Prevention-Detection Dog Unit Technical Advisor, UD Forest Service-Micro-zoning and Land Use Planning Intern, US Forest Service-Central Africa Communications Intern

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Upcoming Events October 2017
Oct 03, 2017 · News Item

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Upcoming Events October 2017

by Christin VanZant — Oct 03, 2017 07:20 PM

Balancing Science & Traditional Knowledge: Community-driven Conservation in Tanzania & Technical Cooperation with the US Forest Service; Transhumant Pastoralism in Africa's Sudano-Sahel: Emerging Challenges for Human and Wildlife Security; More Than a Decade On: Helping Ol Pejeta Conservancy to Deliver…

USAID Lending Assistance to Storm-Ravaged Barbuda
Oct 02, 2017 · News Item

USAID Lending Assistance to Storm-Ravaged Barbuda

by Christin VanZant — Oct 02, 2017 07:42 PM

PRESS RELEASE:-The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), is providing assistance to the Government and people of Antigua and Barbuda following the recent passage of Hurricane Irma. Working…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities September 2017
Oct 02, 2017 · News Item

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities September 2017

by Christin VanZant — Oct 02, 2017 07:27 PM

USAID-Development Outreach and Communications Officer, PRB-Policy Analyst (People, Health, Planet), Chemonics-Country Director, Chemonics-Senior Procurement Advisor, Chemonics-Track and Trace Manager, Abt Associates-Nguriza Nshore Chief of Party, Abt Associates-Administrative Assistant, SAS-JMP Discovery Summit Presenter

USAID Commits More Than $38 Million to Global Entrepreneurship
Oct 02, 2017 · News Item

USAID Commits More Than $38 Million to Global Entrepreneurship

by Christin VanZant — Oct 02, 2017 07:05 PM

Washington, D.C. - Today at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced four new investments totaling more than $38 million that will help mobilize the power of global entrepreneurs and innovators in the…

Designing and Scoping Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments for Coastal National Parks in the Northeast Region Guidance and Lessons Learned
Sep 22, 2017 · File

Designing and Scoping Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments for Coastal National Parks in the Northeast Region Guidance and Lessons Learned

To plan for climate change adaptation, park resource managers need scientific information identifying the susceptibility of resources to climate change, when impacts are expected and how they are expected to interact with existing stressors. Climate change vulnerability assessments are a…

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