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Biodiversity Reference Sheet
Jul 19, 2019 · File

Biodiversity Reference Sheet

Ecosystems provide goods and services critical to human development and well-being such as food, fiber, clean water, fertile soil and pollination. Opportunities for integrating biodiversity with other development sectors exist throughout the USAID portfolio, and can be realized by the…

Food Security Reference Sheet
Jul 19, 2019 · File

Food Security Reference Sheet

Ecosystems provide goods and services that support food production—including provision of wild foods and water, pest control and pollination—and biodiversity programming can have significant positive impacts on food security. Similarly, agriculture programming can sustainably increase productivity and incomes while minimizing…

Discussion Note: Thinking and Working Politically and Strengthening Political Economy Analysis in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Jul 11, 2019 · File

Discussion Note: Thinking and Working Politically and Strengthening Political Economy Analysis in USAID Biodiversity Programming

This guidance note provides biodiversity sector specialists with an understanding of thinking and working politically and how political economy analysis can sharpen the tools already used for design and adaptive management in the biodiversity sector. It provides: 1) an introduction…

Center for Innovation and Impact: 2019 Impact Brief
May 01, 2019 · File

Center for Innovation and Impact: 2019 Impact Brief

USAID’s Bureau for Global Health’s Center for Innovation and Impact (CII) introduces our 2019 Impact Brief, which features an overview of our work and progress this past year.

Unleashing Private Capital for Global Health Innovation: Innovator and Investor Support Opportunities
Apr 30, 2019 · File

Unleashing Private Capital for Global Health Innovation: Innovator and Investor Support Opportunities

We are delighted to present Unleashing Private Capital for Global Health Innovation - Innovator and Investor Support Opportunities, a report outlining the need for catalyzing private capital for global health innovations and several transformative partnerships that could help us meet…

Advancing Gender in the Environment: Gender in Fisheries—A Sea of Opportunities
Mar 08, 2019 · File

Advancing Gender in the Environment: Gender in Fisheries—A Sea of Opportunities

Produced by USAID’s Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GenDev), USAID’s Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB), and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the guide provides an overview of the unique roles and contributions women make…

Combating Wildlife Trafficking Overview
Jan 02, 2019 · File

Combating Wildlife Trafficking Overview

Illicit wildlife is one of the largest black markets in the world, worth tens of billions of dollars. USAID implements a comprehensive, multi-sector approach to address wildlife trafficking that supports law enforcement training and community-based conservation activities, reduces demand for…

Sharing Environment and Energy Knowledge (SEEK)
Nov 16, 2018 · Folder

Sharing Environment and Energy Knowledge (SEEK)

Sharing Environment and Energy Knowledge (SEEK) supports USAID’s Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) in building effective processes and strategies for training, communication, knowledge management and organizational development and facilitation. SEEK works directly with four E3 offices: Energy…

ABCG Career Opportunities November 2018
Nov 03, 2018 · News Item

ABCG Career Opportunities November 2018

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 03, 2018 08:36 PM

Apply for these positions today to contribute to the protection of nature.

Wildlife TRAPS: Revised Monitoring Framework and  Midterm Performance Assessment
Sep 27, 2018 · File

Wildlife TRAPS: Revised Monitoring Framework and Midterm Performance Assessment

Wildlife Trafficking Response, Assessment, and Priority Setting (Wildlife TRAPS) was launched in 2013 and is implemented by TRAFFIC, IUCN’s strategic partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Wildlife TRAPS seeks to increase recognition by authorities and multi-sectoral stakeholders that wildlife trafficking…

Integrating Ecosystem Values into Cost-Benefit Analysis: Recommendations for USAID and Practitioners
Aug 27, 2018 · File

Integrating Ecosystem Values into Cost-Benefit Analysis: Recommendations for USAID and Practitioners

This document provides recommendations for the incorporation of ecosystem service valuations into Agency cost-benefit analysis (CBA) across sectors, both for USAID staff that produce or use CBAs and for USAID as an institution. In addition, this document provides specific guidance…

Biodiversity Integration in Practice: A Case Study of USAID in Western Honduras
Aug 01, 2018 · File

Biodiversity Integration in Practice: A Case Study of USAID in Western Honduras

This case study illustrates the approach and process used by USAID's Honduras mission to integrate its biodiversity, education, food security and nutrition, and governance sectors. In Honduras, improved conservation and management of natural resources, particularly water, has increased understanding across…

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…

Facts about Wild-Caught Fisheries & African Development
Jun 18, 2018 · File

Facts about Wild-Caught Fisheries & African Development

The Facts about Wild-Caught Fisheries and African Development fact sheet describes the role of wild-caught fisheries in food security, resilience and nutrition and presents opportunities and recommendations for intervening in wild-caught fisheries management to improve the livelihoods and food security…

 The Role of Wild-Caught Fisheries in African Development
Jun 08, 2018 · File

The Role of Wild-Caught Fisheries in African Development

This report on the role of wild-caught fisheries in African development focuses on small-scale fisheries in East and West Africa. The report describes the role of wild-caught fisheries in food security, resilience and nutrition and presents opportunities and recommendations for…

 The Role of Wild-Caught Fisheries in African Development
Jun 08, 2018 · File

The Role of Wild-Caught Fisheries in African Development

This report on the role of wild-caught fisheries in African development focuses on small-scale fisheries in East and West Africa. The report describes the role of wild-caught fisheries in food security, resilience and nutrition and presents opportunities and recommendations for…

Case Study: Improving Ecosystem Management to Strengthen Resilience to Extreme Weather in the Philippines
May 24, 2018 · File

Case Study: Improving Ecosystem Management to Strengthen Resilience to Extreme Weather in the Philippines

This ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) case study highlights the USAID/Philippines mission’s Emerging Champions for Biodiversity Conservation and Improved Ecosystems Services (ECBCIES) project, which focused on conserving biodiversity and strengthening ecosystems in six key biodiversity areas to help communities adapt to climate…

 The transboundary displacement of deforestation under REDD+: Problematic intersections between the trade of forest-risk commodities and land grabbing in the Mekong region
May 11, 2018 · File

The transboundary displacement of deforestation under REDD+: Problematic intersections between the trade of forest-risk commodities and land grabbing in the Mekong region

The fragmentary adoption of REDD+ across forest nations leaves room for the displacement of deforestation from early-adopters and countries with more rigorous carbon-related regulatory regimes to late-adopters of REDD+. While this displacement is expected to be substantial, our empirical understanding…

Apr 02, 2018 · File

SECTOR ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINE CONSTRUCTION Full Technical Update 2017

This document presents one sector of the Sector Environmental Guidelines (SEGs) prepared for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Agency’s Global Environmental Management Support (GEMS) program. All sectors are accessible at http://www.usaidgems.org/sectorGuidelines.htm. Purpose. The purpose of this…

Apr 02, 2018 · File

USAID GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SUPPORT (GEMS) SECTOR ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINE: ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING

This document presents one sector of the Sector Environmental Guidelines (SEGs) prepared for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Agency’s Global Environmental Management Support (GEMS) program. All sectors are accessible at http://www.usaidgems.org/sectorGuidelines.htm. Purpose. The purpose of this…

 
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