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Global Sustainable Tourism  Alliance (GSTA) Performance Evaluation Final Report
Feb 04, 2016 · File

Global Sustainable Tourism Alliance (GSTA) Performance Evaluation Final Report

This evaluation focused on global issues and Washington core support for the GSTA Project. Information for the assessment came from key informant interviews with individuals within the GSTA partner institutions, a review of documents on both leader awards and country…

Tmatboey Community-Based Ecotourism Project, Cambodia
Feb 04, 2016 · File

Tmatboey Community-Based Ecotourism Project, Cambodia

Case study of the Tmatboey Ibis Project which aims to conserve the globally threatened large waterbirds found at Tmatboey, Cambodiam using the ibises as ‘flagships’, by establishing a local community-based tourism enterprise that directly links revenue received to long-term species conservation.

Community-based Natural Resource Management and Poverty Alleviation in Namibia: A Case Study
Feb 04, 2016 · File

Community-based Natural Resource Management and Poverty Alleviation in Namibia: A Case Study

Through community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), Namibians who form conservancies now have legal rights to manage wildlife and benefit from tourism. With these secure rights, and with help from NGOs and the government, something extraordinary is happening: wildlife numbers, which…

Measuring Impact: Lessons Learned from the   Forest, Climate and Communities Alliance
Feb 04, 2016 · File

Measuring Impact: Lessons Learned from the Forest, Climate and Communities Alliance

The Forest, Climate, and Communities Alliance (FCCA) was an initiative funded by USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and the Environment/Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (E3/FAB) under the USAID Global Development Alliance (GDA) between 2009 and 2013. FCCA was one…

Case Studies: Bundling Agricultural Products with Ecosystem Services
Feb 04, 2016 · File

Case Studies: Bundling Agricultural Products with Ecosystem Services

This paper examines how bundling of ecosystem services into agricultural products (BESAP) markets are actually being set up on the ground, drawing lessons learned from six cases in Africa and Latin America

USAID Support to the Community-Based Natural Resource Management Program in Namibia: LIFE Program Review
Feb 04, 2016 · File

USAID Support to the Community-Based Natural Resource Management Program in Namibia: LIFE Program Review

Since 1992 USAID has contributed to the support of Namibia’s Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) program through the Living in a Finite Environment (LIFE) program. This report reviews USAID’s investment, major accomplishments and results, captures and disseminates lessons learned, and…

A Global Assessment of Community Based Natural Resources Management: Addressing the Critical Challenges of the Rural Sector
Feb 04, 2016 · File

A Global Assessment of Community Based Natural Resources Management: Addressing the Critical Challenges of the Rural Sector

CBNRM: An assessment with recommendations for the future. Rural development issues are critical not only for the rural areas themselves but also for addressing pressing global concerns of food security (FS), climate change, biodiversity conservation, poverty reduction, provision of environmental…

Nature, Wealth, Power 2.0: Leveraging Natural and Social Capital for Resilient Development
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Nature, Wealth, Power 2.0: Leveraging Natural and Social Capital for Resilient Development

This volume is a sequel to the original Nature, Wealth, & Power framework paper (NWP1), produced in 2002. That document, although focused on rural Africa, was found useful by a variety of development practitioners around the world, and elicited significant…

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Conservation Enterprises Brief
Jan 13, 2016 · File

Conservation Enterprises Brief

Promoting conservation enterprises is a strategy that is widely supported by USAID biodiversity funding. However, the evidence that conservation enterprises lead to conservation is mixed. In an effort to increase the understanding of conservation enterprises’ activities and outcomes and to…

Learning our Lessons: A Review of Alternative Livelihood Projects in Central Africa
Jan 13, 2016 · File

Learning our Lessons: A Review of Alternative Livelihood Projects in Central Africa

The study found that a range of different livelihood alternatives (for both protein and income) is currently being offered. A high proportion of projects are being run by national NGOs, and the majority of projects show a desire to involve…

Shifting Cultivation, Gender, and REDD+ in Cameroon and The Democratic Republic Of Congo: Annexes
Jan 10, 2016 · File

Shifting Cultivation, Gender, and REDD+ in Cameroon and The Democratic Republic Of Congo: Annexes

REDD+--Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests, and enhancement of forest carbon stocks--is a major global initiative that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while improving rural livelihoods and governance. The…

USAID Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs 2014 Report: Fiscal Year 2013 Results and Funding PDF
Nov 11, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs 2014 Report: Fiscal Year 2013 Results and Funding PDF

This report fulfills the requirement for an annual report on implementation of Section 118 of the Foreign Assistance Act (FAA), on Tropical Forests, while communicating support for Section 119, on Endangered Species, by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.3: Agriculture and Livestock
Nov 02, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.3: Agriculture and Livestock

Chapter 4.3 of USAID's Biodiversity and Development Handbook is focused on the intersection of biodiversity and conservation with agriculture and livestock. Agriculture has a tremendous impact on biodiversity, both directly through land conversion and indirectly through ecosystem effect. Agriculture also…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.8: Democracy, Rights and Governance
Nov 02, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.8: Democracy, Rights and Governance

Chapter 4.8 of USAID's Biodiversity and Development Handbook is focused on the intersection of biodiversity and conservation with democracy, rights and governance. Section 4.8.1 focuses on governance while Section 4.8.2 focuses on conflict and peace building. Many practitioners are increasingly…

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