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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.

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.

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.

Foreign Assistance Act Sections 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide
Feb 17, 2017 · File

Foreign Assistance Act Sections 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide

The new FAA 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide provides practical how-to advice for USAID staff and contractors conducting the analysis.

Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime: A Toolkit for Improving Action and Accountability
Feb 09, 2017 · File

Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime: A Toolkit for Improving Action and Accountability

USAID resources for measuring efforts to combat wildlife crime include three related companion pieces. This toolkit is meant as the primary resource.

Integrating Livelihood and Conservation Goals: A Retrospective Analysis of World Bank Projects
Feb 01, 2017 · File

Integrating Livelihood and Conservation Goals: A Retrospective Analysis of World Bank Projects

Using a database of World Bank project evaluations, E3/FAB’s new study called “Integrating Livelihood and Conservation Goals: A Retrospective Analysis of World Bank Projects” aims to contribute to building the evidence base around the integration of biodiversity conservation and livelihood goals.

Integrating Conservation & Livelihood Goals
Jan 31, 2017 · File

Integrating Conservation & Livelihood Goals

Using a database of World Bank project evaluations, E3/FAB’s new study called “Integrating Livelihood and Conservation Goals: A Retrospective Analysis of World Bank Projects” aims to contribute to building the evidence base around the integration of biodiversity conservation and livelihood goals.

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…

Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime: A Toolkit for Improving Action and Accountability
Jan 26, 2017 · File

Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime: A Toolkit for Improving Action and Accountability

The CWC Toolkit is a resource that includes results chains, suggested indicators, and suggested outcome statements for ten common strategic approaches.

Impacts of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Wealth, Food Security and Child Health in Tanzania
Jan 19, 2017 · File

Impacts of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Wealth, Food Security and Child Health in Tanzania

This Study explains Community-based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) as a major global strategy for enhancing conservation outcomes while also seeking to improve rural livelihoods. The research presents a national-level analysis that empirically estimates socioeconomic impacts of CBNRM across Tanzania, while…

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 4
Jan 05, 2017 · File

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 4

WWF’s Living Forests Report is part of an ongoing conversation with partners, policymakers, and business about how to protect, conserve, sustainably use, and govern the world’s forests in the 21st century. Chapter Four of WWF's Living Planet Report examines current…

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 2
Jan 05, 2017 · File

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 2

Forests and Energy. Sustainable Energy for 10 Billion People.

CIFOR day story
Jan 05, 2017 · File

CIFOR day story

CIFOR day story

Rethinking Corruption in Conservation Crime: Insights from Madagascar
Jan 05, 2017 · File

Rethinking Corruption in Conservation Crime: Insights from Madagascar

The researchers found that non-compliance with conservation rules were associated with a lack of knowledge or interest in conservation, poor recollection of forest rules, and uneven enforcement.

UNDERSTANDING ILLEGALITY AND CORRUPTION IN FOREST    MANAGEMENT: A LITERATURE REVIEW
Jan 05, 2017 · File

UNDERSTANDING ILLEGALITY AND CORRUPTION IN FOREST MANAGEMENT: A LITERATURE REVIEW

The review aimed to provide a clear theoretical reasoning for how illegality and corruption affect forest management, summarize empirical findings, and discuss how international protection efforts were affecting forestry.

Corruption in the commons: Why bribery hampers enforcement of environmental regulations in South African fisheries
Jan 05, 2017 · File

Corruption in the commons: Why bribery hampers enforcement of environmental regulations in South African fisheries

Sundström examines how twelve small-scale fishers understand the relationship between the prevailing level of grand and petty corruption in their sector and their interest in complying with sustainable use laws.

Estimating the economic losses to tourism in Africa from illegal killing of elephants
Dec 23, 2016 · File

Estimating the economic losses to tourism in Africa from illegal killing of elephants

Recent published report that suggests that attempts to quantify economic damages to African economies from the elephant poaching crisis.

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