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Reducing corruption’s impact on natural resources: How does a gender lens help?
Feb 04, 2020 · File

Reducing corruption’s impact on natural resources: How does a gender lens help?

Evidence shows that women and other groups that face power inequity have an essential role to play in achieving natural resource management and conservation results. Many corrupt actions are only feasible for those with money and power, and corruption often…

Gender-based violence and environment linkages: The violence of inequality
Jan 30, 2020 · File

Gender-based violence and environment linkages: The violence of inequality

Rooted in discriminatory gender norms and laws and shrouded in impunity, gender-based violence (GBV) occurs in all societies as a means of control, subjugation and exploitation that further reinforces gender inequality. This publication establishes that these patterns of gender-based abuse…

Integrating Biodiversity and Sustainable Landscapes in USAID Programming
Jan 30, 2020 · File

Integrating Biodiversity and Sustainable Landscapes in USAID Programming

Integration of biodiversity and sustainable landscapes (SL) objectives and considerations has the potential to increase the sustainability of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) programming, amplify results, and save costs. Integrating biodiversity and SL offers an opportunity to jointly…

Global Learning and Experience Exchange: Conservation Enterprise Posters
Jan 26, 2020 · File

Global Learning and Experience Exchange: Conservation Enterprise Posters

At the July 2019 USAID Environment Officers’ Conference, USAID's Conservation Enterprise Learning group hosted a Global Learning and Experience Exchange (GLEE). Representatives from 12 USAID-supported conservation enterprise activities presented case studies based on the Conservation Enterprise generalized theory of change.

Measuring Impact: Six Years of Improving Conservation at USAID
Dec 12, 2019 · File

Measuring Impact: Six Years of Improving Conservation at USAID

The Measuring Impact final report highlights six years of designing and implementing evidence-based conservation practices at USAID. Learn about the project's key milestones, challenges and approaches, and development impacts at multiple levels.

Better Biodiversity Integration Through Geospatial Analysis
Nov 18, 2019 · File

Better Biodiversity Integration Through Geospatial Analysis

This guide describes the use of geospatial analysis for integrating biodiversity conservation with other development sectors at USAID. It consists of four chapters corresponding to the four stages of the program cycle and provides the why, when and how of…

Conservation and Law Enforcement in Gorongosa and Niassa: A Study of the Criminal Justice Process for Wildlife Crime, from Apprehension to Incarceration
Sep 13, 2019 · File

Conservation and Law Enforcement in Gorongosa and Niassa: A Study of the Criminal Justice Process for Wildlife Crime, from Apprehension to Incarceration

In July 2019, USAID/Mozambique released a comprehensive study of the wildlife criminal justice process in Mozambique and identified key areas for improvement. Successful enforcement of wildlife trafficking laws requires apprehending perpetrators and shepherding them through the criminal justice system. This…

Identity in a Digital Age: Infrastructure For Inclusive Development
Jul 31, 2019 · File

Identity in a Digital Age: Infrastructure For Inclusive Development

This report assesses the opportunities and risks of digital ID systems in development. We particularly focus on the role of project-driven ID investments and argue for a broader view of digital ID as essential development infrastructure.

Biodiversity Reference Sheet
Jul 19, 2019 · File

Biodiversity Reference Sheet

Ecosystems provide goods and services critical to human development and well-being such as food, fiber, clean water, fertile soil and pollination. Opportunities for integrating biodiversity with other development sectors exist throughout the USAID portfolio, and can be realized by the…

Food Security Reference Sheet
Jul 19, 2019 · File

Food Security Reference Sheet

Ecosystems provide goods and services that support food production—including provision of wild foods and water, pest control and pollination—and biodiversity programming can have significant positive impacts on food security. Similarly, agriculture programming can sustainably increase productivity and incomes while minimizing…

Discussion Note: Thinking and Working Politically and Strengthening Political Economy Analysis in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Jul 11, 2019 · File

Discussion Note: Thinking and Working Politically and Strengthening Political Economy Analysis in USAID Biodiversity Programming

This guidance note provides biodiversity sector specialists with an understanding of thinking and working politically and how political economy analysis can sharpen the tools already used for design and adaptive management in the biodiversity sector. It provides: 1) an introduction…

Law Enforcement and Prosecution of Wildlife Crime in Mozambique Presentation
Jun 07, 2019 · File

Law Enforcement and Prosecution of Wildlife Crime in Mozambique Presentation

USAID’s Supporting the Policy Environment for Economic Development (SPEED+) program seeks to to improve the judiciary system’s capacity to successfully prosecute and adjudicate wildlife criminals through customized training packages and legal tools. In June 2019, USAID held a webinar for…

Innovation Realized: Expanding the Path to Health Impact
May 27, 2019 · File

Innovation Realized: Expanding the Path to Health Impact

This guide builds on successes and lays out practical ways that USAID staff can identify opportunities to apply innovation to solve real problems in the context of how we work, as well as to further innovation across the Agency.

Center for Innovation and Impact: 2019 Impact Brief
May 01, 2019 · File

Center for Innovation and Impact: 2019 Impact Brief

USAID’s Bureau for Global Health’s Center for Innovation and Impact (CII) introduces our 2019 Impact Brief, which features an overview of our work and progress this past year.

Unleashing Private Capital for Global Health Innovation: Innovator and Investor Support Opportunities
Apr 30, 2019 · File

Unleashing Private Capital for Global Health Innovation: Innovator and Investor Support Opportunities

We are delighted to present Unleashing Private Capital for Global Health Innovation - Innovator and Investor Support Opportunities, a report outlining the need for catalyzing private capital for global health innovations and several transformative partnerships that could help us meet…

Artificial Intelligence in Global Health: Defining a Collective Path Forward
Apr 17, 2019 · File

Artificial Intelligence in Global Health: Defining a Collective Path Forward

This paper is intended to fill a key gap by identifying both barriers to artificial intelligence (AI) deployment at scale in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) and what actions can best accelerate the appropriate use of AI to improve health…

Women and Tourism: Designing for Inclusion
Mar 08, 2019 · File

Women and Tourism: Designing for Inclusion

This preparatory World Bank paper on tourism and gender explains the rationale for integrating a gender lens into tourism development projects. It also includes a set of resources designed to help development professionals and project managers get started and find…

Advancing Gender in the Environment: Gender in Fisheries—A Sea of Opportunities
Mar 08, 2019 · File

Advancing Gender in the Environment: Gender in Fisheries—A Sea of Opportunities

Produced by USAID’s Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GenDev), USAID’s Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB), and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the guide provides an overview of the unique roles and contributions women make…

USAID Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report
Feb 18, 2019 · File

USAID Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report

USAID Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, Fiscal Year 2017 annual report.

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