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Report: The Nature of Conservation Enterprises: A 20-year retrospective evaluation of the theory of change behind this widely used approach to biodiversity conservation
Jun 28, 2018 · File

Report: The Nature of Conservation Enterprises: A 20-year retrospective evaluation of the theory of change behind this widely used approach to biodiversity conservation

USAID’s “The Nature of Conservation Enterprises: A 20-year retrospective evaluation of the theory of change behind this widely used approach to biodiversity conservation” uses a theory of change to examine the assumptions and draw lesson learned on the conditions needed…

USAID’s Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, 2016 Annual Report
Feb 23, 2018 · File

USAID’s Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, 2016 Annual Report

In FY 2016, USAID field conservation programs improved natural resource management in highly biodiverse areas across more than 57 million hectares, an area about the size of Colorado and Nevada combined. As a result of USAID assistance, more than 1.5…

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

Understanding Biodiversity – Development Integration Efforts and Opportunities
Aug 22, 2017 · File

Understanding Biodiversity – Development Integration Efforts and Opportunities

This report presents the results of a broad review to understand how other agencies and organizations have defined and integrated biodiversity with other sectors. The purpose of this review was to highlight some ways that various actors have approached integration…

Proposal for Historic Interpretation and Commemorative Events for 100th Anniversary of the Wreck of the USS Memphis in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
May 29, 2017 · File

Proposal for Historic Interpretation and Commemorative Events for 100th Anniversary of the Wreck of the USS Memphis in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Planning to develop interpretive materials and an event to honor the heroic actions surrounding the tragic loss of a major US warship in freak waves August 1916 on the rocky shore of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Conservation Enterprises: Using a Theory of Change Approach to Synthesize Lessons from USAID Biodiversity Projects
Apr 11, 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

Rapid Assessment and Recommendations for Ecotourism Development in the Hacienda Santa Monica, Cocle, Panama.
Apr 09, 2017 · File

Rapid Assessment and Recommendations for Ecotourism Development in the Hacienda Santa Monica, Cocle, Panama.

Grupo Verde Azul requested assistance from ANCON and a USFS team from IITF to assess the recreational potential of 2800 hectares along the Pacific Coast in Cocle Province.

Rapid Assessment and Recommendations for Ecotourism Development in the Lefevre Panama Bay Property, Panama City, Republic of Panama.
Apr 09, 2017 · File

Rapid Assessment and Recommendations for Ecotourism Development in the Lefevre Panama Bay Property, Panama City, Republic of Panama.

Groupo Lefevre, a private developer, requested the assistance of the IITF and ANCON, a local environmental NGO, to evaluate the recreational and nature tourism potential of 133 hectares on the edge of Panama City within the Panama Bay Wildlife Refuge…

Rapid Assessment of Tourism Activities in the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve, Punta Cana Resort, Dominican Republic
Apr 08, 2017 · File

Rapid Assessment of Tourism Activities in the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve, Punta Cana Resort, Dominican Republic

Rapid assessment of tourism strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for a series of freshwater ponds in an ecological reserve. Recommendations include: Defining management objectives, enhancing heritage interpretation, improving signage and maps, improving communication with local stakeholders, monitoring visitor impacts and…

Evaluation Rapid de Potencial Ecoturistico en EL Refugio de Vida Silvestre Manglar La Gina, Miches, Republica Dominicana
Apr 08, 2017 · File

Evaluation Rapid de Potencial Ecoturistico en EL Refugio de Vida Silvestre Manglar La Gina, Miches, Republica Dominicana

Rapid assessment for a marine park on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic. Spanish version.

Recommendations for Heritage Interpretation at the Iberostar Hacienda Domininics Hotel Bayahibe, Dominican Republic.
Apr 07, 2017 · File

Recommendations for Heritage Interpretation at the Iberostar Hacienda Domininics Hotel Bayahibe, Dominican Republic.

Recommendations and designs for environmental and historic interpretive signs at an all-inclusive resort.

Conservation Enterprises: Using a Theory of Change Approach to Synthesize Lessons from USAID Biodiversity Projects
Jan 27, 2017 · File

Conservation Enterprises: Using a Theory of Change Approach to Synthesize Lessons from USAID Biodiversity Projects

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…

Protected Area Staff Training: Guidelines for Planning and Management
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Protected Area Staff Training: Guidelines for Planning and Management

This guide from the IUCN is designed to help protected area managers to develop, implement, and evaluate targeted training programs to build and maintain staff competencies.

Conservation, Crime and Communities: Case Studies of Efforts to Engage Local Communities in Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Conservation, Crime and Communities: Case Studies of Efforts to Engage Local Communities in Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade

A series of case studies that explore “well-known and less well-known examples of both the highs and lows of engaging local communities in tackling illegal wildlife trade.”

Competences for Personnel of Protected Areas and Other Conservation Sites: A Global Register and User Guide
Nov 18, 2016 · File

Competences for Personnel of Protected Areas and Other Conservation Sites: A Global Register and User Guide

The goal of the Global Register is to define and classify all the competencies potentially required for effective, efficient, and equitable management by people working in protected areas.

Democratising forest business: a compendium of successful locally controlled forest business organisations
Nov 16, 2016 · File

Democratising forest business: a compendium of successful locally controlled forest business organisations

The main purpose of this book is to present 19 case studies from 14 developing countries that show how local people have been democratising forest business. By this is meant the process of asserting collective local control through ownership and…

Building Biodiversity Business
Sep 28, 2016 · File

Building Biodiversity Business

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…

 
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