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LESTARI Fast Facts on its biodiversity   conservation work
Jul 29, 2016 · File

LESTARI Fast Facts on its biodiversity conservation work

LESTARI, meaning "everlasting" in Bahasa Indonesia, is a sustainable forest management project. For more information on LESTARI, download the LESTARI Fast Facts.

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Jul 06, 2016 · Image

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SMART training on database management for protected areas attended by staff from Lorentz National Park, Provincial Forestry Agency, and Papua Natural Resource Conservation Agency (BBKSDA).

Technical Brief: Rewards and Risks Associated with Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking
Jun 03, 2016 · File

Technical Brief: Rewards and Risks Associated with Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking

This Biodiversity Technical Brief summarizes research on the roles communities do and should play in countering wildlife crime, motivations, and benefits for individuals and communities to engage in anti-poaching and anti-trafficking efforts, and risks and mitigation of risks associated with…

Rewards and Risks Associated with Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking
Jun 03, 2016 · File

Rewards and Risks Associated with Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking

This Biodiversity Research Paper explores the roles communities do and should play in countering wildlife crime, motivations, and benefits for individuals and communities to engage in anti-poaching and anti-trafficking efforts, and risks and mitigation of risks associated with involvement. Peer-reviewed…

Rewards and Risks Associated with Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking
Jun 03, 2016 · File

Rewards and Risks Associated with Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking

This biodiversity research paper explores the roles communities do and should play in countering wildlife crime, motivations, and benefits for individuals and communities to engage in anti-poaching and anti-trafficking efforts, and risks and mitigation of risks associated with involvement. Peer-reviewed…

Stakeholder Engagement for Biodiversity Conservation Goals: Assessing the Status of the Evidence
May 18, 2016 · File

Stakeholder Engagement for Biodiversity Conservation Goals: Assessing the Status of the Evidence

Learning how to communicate and work with different groups builds constituencies to support conservation aims. An analysis by USAID's research partner the American Museum of Natural History evaluated 148 references, selected through a rigorous systematic review process, to identify key…

Guidelines for Learning and Applying the Natural Resource Governance Tool (NRGT) in Landscapes and Seascapes
May 18, 2016 · File

Guidelines for Learning and Applying the Natural Resource Governance Tool (NRGT) in Landscapes and Seascapes

This guide, which has been tested in eleven landscapes, provides one approach to identifying the most important groups with rights to manage natural resources within a landscape or seascape, characterizing a small set of factors believed to be essential elements…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Ustyurt Plateau
Apr 20, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Ustyurt Plateau

The Ustyurt Landscape Conservation Initiative was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale projects under USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. The initiative identified the main environmental threats to the Ustyurt as human impact on saiga mortality (particularly poaching),…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Sacred Himalayan Landscape
Apr 20, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Sacred Himalayan Landscape

The Sacred Himalayan Landscape was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts in USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. Conservation of Sacred Himalayan Landscape was undertaken by the World Wildlife Fund, which partnered with CARE on community forestry…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Ruvuma Landscape
Apr 20, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Ruvuma Landscape

The Ruvuma landscape was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts in USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. Conservation was undertaken by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in partnership with CARE and local institutions. In the Ruvuma, SCAPES…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Greater Madidi-Tambopata Landscape
Apr 20, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Greater Madidi-Tambopata Landscape

The Greater Madidi-Tambopata landscape was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts under USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. In this landscape, the project focused on five protected areas and six indigenous communities in Bolivia and Peru. By…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: Kilimanjaro Landscape
Apr 20, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: Kilimanjaro Landscape

The Kilimanjaro was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts under USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. In the Kilimanjaro, AWF improved land management, facilitated the conservation of key species, bolstered nature-based enterprises, and encouraged transboundary collaboration between…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Kazungula Heartland
Apr 19, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Kazungula Heartland

The Kazungula Heartland was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts under USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. SCAPES had four primary goals in Kazungula: secure tracts of land and put them under improved management; improve the conservation…

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Daurian Steppe Landscape
Apr 19, 2016 · File

SCAPES Landscape Profile: The Daurian Steppe Landscape

The Daurian Steppe was one of nine transboundary landscape-scale efforts under USAID’s Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) project. SCAPES had two main goals in the Daurian Steppe: build a transboundary constituency for conservation and development planning, and reinforce…

Fishing for Food Security: The Importance of Wild Fisheries for Food Security and Nutrition
Apr 06, 2016 · File

Fishing for Food Security: The Importance of Wild Fisheries for Food Security and Nutrition

The Importance of Wild Fisheries for Local Food Security Briefing Book explores the role of fisheries in global development, showcases case studies of USAID fisheries programs, and addresses the importance of fisheries in nine Feed the Future countries – Cambodia,…

Pave the Impenetrable? An Economic Analysis of Potential Ikumba - Ruhija Road Alternatives in and Around Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: CSF Technical Series No. 35 | April 2015
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Pave the Impenetrable? An Economic Analysis of Potential Ikumba - Ruhija Road Alternatives in and Around Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: CSF Technical Series No. 35 | April 2015

In July 2012, the Ugandan government’s Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) advertised the opportunity to design and construct 1,900 km of strategic roads in the country. One of these roads is the “Lot E.3: Hamurwa-Karere-Kanungu/Bulema-Buhoma-Butogota-Hamayan- ja-Ifasha-Ikumba” road project (UNRA, 2012),…

Guidelines for Conducting Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts in Uganda
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Guidelines for Conducting Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts in Uganda

The Government of Uganda with support from the Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) through the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has developed these guidelines for economic analysis of environmental impacts as a step forward in the process of environmental impact assessments…

Estimating Environmental & Biodiversity Costs of Oil Pipeline Development in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 10 December 2015
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Estimating Environmental & Biodiversity Costs of Oil Pipeline Development in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 10 December 2015

Commercially viable quantities of oil and gas resources have been discovered in the Albertine Rift region of Uganda. This is estimated to yield up to 6.5 billion barrels of oil. Some of this discovery lies in the biodiversity hotspot of…

Moving towards Greener Infrastructure: Innovative Legal Solutions to Common Challenges: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 6 April 2014
Mar 27, 2016 · File

Moving towards Greener Infrastructure: Innovative Legal Solutions to Common Challenges: CSF Discussion Paper - Number 6 April 2014

This report seeks to identify opportunities for the application of effective and innovative legal tools designed to reconcile infrastructure, conservation, and gender concerns. The report takes as its point of departure, the relevant regulatory structures and policies in Brazil, Peru,…

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