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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…

Dietary quality and tree cover in Africa
Aug 07, 2017 · File

Dietary quality and tree cover in Africa

The authors use Demographic Health Survey data on food consumption for children from 21 African countries and Global Land Cover Facility tree cover data to examine the relationship between tree cover and three key indicators of nutritional quality of children’s…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Quarterly News Digest July 2017
Aug 04, 2017 · News Item

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Quarterly News Digest July 2017

by Christin VanZant — Aug 04, 2017 04:36 PM

Recent Publications, News Highlights, Upcoming Events, and Past Event Resources

Supplemental Guide 2: Rating Direct Threats in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Aug 01, 2017 · File

Supplemental Guide 2: Rating Direct Threats in USAID Biodiversity Programming

Biodiversity Programming Supplemental Guide 2: Rating Direct Threats in USAID Biodiversity Programming focuses on the step of threat analysis in biodiversity conservation planning. This guide supplements USAID’s Biodiversity How-To Guide 1: Developing Situation Models in USAID Biodiversity Programming by providing…

Supplemental Guide 2: Rating Direct Threats in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Aug 01, 2017 · File

Supplemental Guide 2: Rating Direct Threats in USAID Biodiversity Programming

Biodiversity Programming Supplemental Guide 2: Rating Direct Threats in USAID Biodiversity Programming focuses on the step of threat analysis in biodiversity conservation planning. This guide supplements USAID’s Biodiversity How-To Guide 1: Developing Situation Models in USAID Biodiversity Programming by providing…

Supplemental Guide 1: Defining Scope and Biodiversity Focal Interests in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Aug 01, 2017 · File

Supplemental Guide 1: Defining Scope and Biodiversity Focal Interests in USAID Biodiversity Programming

Biodiversity Supplemental Guide 1: Defining Scope and Biodiversity Focal Interests in USAID Biodiversity Programming focuses on two of the most important initial steps of biodiversity programming: defining the program scope and deciding which elements of biodiversity the program will focus…

Supplemental Guide 1: Defining Scope and Biodiversity Focal Interests in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Aug 01, 2017 · File

Supplemental Guide 1: Defining Scope and Biodiversity Focal Interests in USAID Biodiversity Programming

Biodiversity Supplemental Guide 1: Defining Scope and Biodiversity Focal Interests in USAID Biodiversity Programming focuses on two of the most important initial steps of biodiversity programming: defining the program scope and deciding which elements of biodiversity the program will focus…

Incorporating Geospatial Analysis into USAID Biodiversity Program Design
Jul 06, 2017 · File

Incorporating Geospatial Analysis into USAID Biodiversity Program Design

Incorporating Geospatial Analysis into USAID Biodiversity Program Design is a biodiversity case example that describes the use of geospatial data and analysis for program design, including examples and lessons learned.

Final Report: Historic Interpretation and Commemorative Event - 100th Anniversary of the USS Memphis - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
May 29, 2017 · File

Final Report: Historic Interpretation and Commemorative Event - 100th Anniversary of the USS Memphis - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Documentation of the event celebrating the heroic actions surrounding the tragic loss of a major US warship in freak waves on the rocky shore of Santo Domingo September 1915.

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.

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…

i-TREE Ecosystem Analysis, Colonial City, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Apr 08, 2017 · File

i-TREE Ecosystem Analysis, Colonial City, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Results of the survey of trees and green spaces.

i-Tree Urban Forest Assessment in Santo Domingo’s Colonial City.
Apr 08, 2017 · File

i-Tree Urban Forest Assessment in Santo Domingo’s Colonial City.

Methodology and results of a 2-day survey of 30 plots to determine the value of urban forests and green areas using the i-Tree methodology.

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.

Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program (SCAPES)
Mar 28, 2017 · File

Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program (SCAPES)

This final evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) program assesses conservation strategies used by four implementing partners to address priority threats and strengthen local capacity to conserve biodiversity.

Forests and Food Security: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?
Mar 21, 2017 · File

Forests and Food Security: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?

The gender dynamics of food security in forest dwelling communities are still not clear. However, emerging case studies and reviews of the issue parallel insights from earlier work on gender divisions of labor in natural resource management. Harvesting forest-based foods,…

Making sense of research for sustainable land management
Mar 03, 2017 · File

Making sense of research for sustainable land management

This publication is based on the work of more than 600 scientists and synthesizes experiences and practice-relevant results from a 7-year German-funded international research programme on interactions between land management, climate change, and ecosystems and their services.

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