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Apr 06, 2015 · File

Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene: Experiences from sub-Saharan Africa

The paper, authored by David Bonnardeaux and commissioned by Conservation International (CI) in collaboration with ABCG members and development partners, is an evidence-based review of how implementers have integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Apr 02, 2015 · File

GAP ANALYSIS OF TARGETED DOMESTIC NATURAL RESOURCE MARKETS IN LIBERIA

The US Forest Service at the request of USAID/Liberia conducted a gap analysis of four key domestic natural resource markets in Liberia: timber, charcoal, bushmeat and other non-timber forest products (NTFPs). Given that Liberia’s forest is mostly perceived by Government…

REDD+ Measurment, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Manual Version 2.0
Mar 13, 2015 · File

REDD+ Measurment, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Manual Version 2.0

The purpose of this Manual is to provide an overall review of the data, models, techniques and accounting methods that could be part of a Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and…

Workshop Report: Southeast Asia Regional Training Workshop on Social and Environmental Soundness in REDD+ Programs and Projects
Mar 13, 2015 · File

Workshop Report: Southeast Asia Regional Training Workshop on Social and Environmental Soundness in REDD+ Programs and Projects

A training workshop on Social and Environmental Soundness of REDD+ Programming and Implementation was conducted from November 5 to 9, 2012, at the USAID Asia Regional Training Center (ARTC) in Bangkok, Thailand. The goals and objectives were to integrate key…

Shifting Cultivation, Gender, and REDD+ in Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo PDF
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Shifting Cultivation, Gender, and REDD+ in Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo PDF

Shifting cultivation – also called swidden, slash-and-burn, or rotational cultivation – is the natural resource management system that underpins food production and livelihoods in the forest zones of Central African countries. It has been identified as a key driver of…

Examen General de los Salvaguardas y Estándares Sociales de REDD+
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Examen General de los Salvaguardas y Estándares Sociales de REDD+

El Examen General de los Salvaguardas analiza una gran variedad de estándares sociales e ambientales utilizados por multilaterales, gobiernos e instituciones privadas. Discute las fortalezas y debilidades de los sistemas y proviene recomendaciones para mejores prácticas. El examen sirve de…

Etude des sauvegardes et normés sociales REDD+
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Etude des sauvegardes et normés sociales REDD+

Le FCMC sauvegardes avis a été préparé pour aider les exécutants et les décideurs à comprendre et à comparer différentes approches de garanties sociales et des normes pour la REDD +. Le document passe en revue les garanties et les…

REDD+ Social Safeguards and Standards Review
Mar 12, 2015 · File

REDD+ Social Safeguards and Standards Review

The FCMC Safeguards Review was prepared to assist implementers and policymakers understand and compare different approaches to social safeguards and standards for REDD+. The paper reviews safeguards and standard systems of multilateral and bilateral approaches, as well as nongovernmental and…

Report: West Africa Regional Workshop on Mangroves and Climate Change
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Report: West Africa Regional Workshop on Mangroves and Climate Change

This report highlights the presentations and discussions at an experts' workshop on Mangroves and Climate Change, organized by FCMC and the USFS Office of International Programs. A related report titled Assessment of Biomass and Carbon of Mangroves in West Africa…

Methods for Assessing and Evaluating Social Impacts of Program-Level REDD+
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Methods for Assessing and Evaluating Social Impacts of Program-Level REDD+

REDD+ has the potential to significantly affect the livelihoods of those who depend on forests for their subsistence and income needs – presenting both risks and opportunities for these communities. To minimize risks and maximize benefits, programs must assess and…

Eastern Africa - Forest Carbon Projects Study
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Eastern Africa - Forest Carbon Projects Study

This study analyzes four forest carbon projects in Eastern Africa and aims to better understand the challenges and successes of such projects that combine climate change, biodiversity conservation and community development objectives.

Key Findings and Opportunities for REDD+ in Ecuador: An Abbreviated Summary of the Comprehensive Report
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Key Findings and Opportunities for REDD+ in Ecuador: An Abbreviated Summary of the Comprehensive Report

In December 2011, a team of experts conducted an integrated assessment of REDD+ Readiness in Ecuador, evaluating the country’s infrastructure and policies surrounding all four technical areas of the FCMC program—Social and Environmental Soundness; Finance and Carbon Markets; Measurement, Reporting…

 Lecciones aprendidas de la silvicultura comunitaria y REDD+ en América Latina y su relevancia para REDD+
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Lecciones aprendidas de la silvicultura comunitaria y REDD+ en América Latina y su relevancia para REDD+

Este informe resume las lecciones aprendidas de décadas de experiencias sobre la silvicultura comunitaria in América Latina y genera recomendaciones y conclusiones para REDD+. Es uno de tres informes regionales sobre África, Asia y América Latina encargadas por FCMC, además…

Lessons Learned from Community Forestry in Latin America and Their Relevance for REDD+
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Lessons Learned from Community Forestry in Latin America and Their Relevance for REDD+

This report reviews lessons learned from decades of community forestry experiences in Latin America and generates recommendations and conclusions for REDD+. It is one of three regional reports on Africa, Asia and Latin America that FCMC is commissioning, as well…

 Las enseignements tirés de la foresterie communauraire en Afrique et leur pertinence pour la REDD-plus
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Las enseignements tirés de la foresterie communauraire en Afrique et leur pertinence pour la REDD-plus

Cette rapport récapitule les enseignements tirés de La foresterie communautaire en Afrique.

Lessons Learned from Community Forestry in Africa and Their Relevance for REDD+
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Lessons Learned from Community Forestry in Africa and Their Relevance for REDD+

This report reviews lessons learned from decades of community forestry experiences in Africa and generates recommendations and conclusions for REDD+. It is one of three regional reports on Africa, Asia and Latin America that FCMC is commissioning, as well as…

The Knowledge and Skills Needed to Engage in REDD+: A Competencies Framework
Mar 12, 2015 · File

The Knowledge and Skills Needed to Engage in REDD+: A Competencies Framework

From forest-dependent communities to government staff, many stakeholders are in need of comprehensive information to effectively engage in the design and implementation of REDD+ activities. Recognizing this need, members of the Alliance for Global REDD+ Capacity (AGRC) have created The…

Assessment of Water Resources Management & Freshwater Biodiversity in Nepal
Feb 28, 2015 · File

Assessment of Water Resources Management & Freshwater Biodiversity in Nepal

Purpose: To conduct country-level water resources management (WRM) and freshwater biodiversity (FWB) analyses for Nepal in order to inform the design of a new five-year USAID/Nepal Natural Resources Management (NRM) project (2015-2019).

USAID Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda
Feb 25, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda

To help build the evidence base for biodiversity conservation and integrated programming, the Agency sets this research agenda to define and prioritize the most critical research needed in the area of biodiversity conservation in support of USAID’s conservation and development…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda
Feb 25, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Research Agenda

USAID and the Office of Forestry and Biodiversity collaborated to define and prioritize the most critical biodiversity conservation questions in support of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The resulting agenda aims to build the evidence base for the connections between biodiversity conservation…

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