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 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…

Mar 30, 2018 · File

Making Gender Count: Leveraging M&E to Mainstream Gender

South Asia is one of the most water-scarce regions of the world. The Himalayan river basins that supply much of the region’s water, traverse national boundaries and are under increasing pressure due to industrialization, urbanization and a rapidly-growing population. Water…

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.

Competence Standards for Protected Area Jobs in South East Asia
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Competence Standards for Protected Area Jobs in South East Asia

This guide by the ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity Conservation provides suggested competence standards for protected area jobs, including enforcement agents.

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation of Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST) Program
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation of Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST) Program

This report is a mid-term performance evaluation of Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST), authored by MSI, and used “a mixed-methods evaluation design that combined qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection: document review, key informant interviews, and…

Community-based Natural Resource Management and Poverty Alleviation in Namibia: A Case Study
Feb 04, 2016 · File

Community-based Natural Resource Management and Poverty Alleviation in Namibia: A Case Study

Through community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), Namibians who form conservancies now have legal rights to manage wildlife and benefit from tourism. With these secure rights, and with help from NGOs and the government, something extraordinary is happening: wildlife numbers, which…

Apr 06, 2015 · File

The ICT4D 2.0 Manifesto: Where Next for ICTs and International Development?

ICT4D – the application of information and communication technologies for international development – is moving to a new phase. This will require new technologies, new approaches to innovation and implementation, new intellectual perspectives and,

Apr 06, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity Report 2010

This report summarizes biodiversity conservation and forestry programs supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in ½scal year (FY) 2009. Biodiversity and forestry are reported together because they are highly interrelate

Apr 06, 2015 · File

Participatory Learning and Action 59 - Change at hand: Web 2.0 for development

Web 2.0 tools and approaches are radically changing the ways we create, share, collaborate and publish digital information through the Internet. Participatory Web 2.0 for development – or Web2forDev for short – is a way of employing web services to int

Readiness to Engage: Stakeholder Engagement Experiences for REDD+
Mar 12, 2015 · File

Readiness to Engage: Stakeholder Engagement Experiences for REDD+

This study covers national, sub-national and nested stakeholder engagement experiences, good practices and lessons learned for REDD+. It provides feedback on how stakeholder engagement can be enhanced throughout the REDD+ strategy and programming cycle. The study is designed for government,…

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

Lessons Learned from Community Forestry and Their Relevance for REDD+

This report summarizes findings from the three regional reports on lessons learned from decades of community forestry experiences in Asia, Latin America and Africa and generates recommendations and conclusions for REDD+.

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

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

This report reviews lessons learned from decades of community forestry experiences in Asia 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…

Aug 12, 2014 · File

One Health: Interdependence of People, Other Species, and the Planet

One Health: Interdependence of People, Other Species, and the Planet by Meredith A. Barrett and S teven A. Osofsky

Scoping Study of Good Practices for Strengthening Women’s Inclusion in Forest and Other Natural Resource Management Sectors: Joint Regional Initiative for Women’s Inclusion in REDD+
Aug 03, 2014 · File

Scoping Study of Good Practices for Strengthening Women’s Inclusion in Forest and Other Natural Resource Management Sectors: Joint Regional Initiative for Women’s Inclusion in REDD+

This report has been produced by Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN), the United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded…

USAID Global Waters: Breaking the Cycle of Despair in the Horn of Africa | October 2011
Nov 23, 2013 · File

USAID Global Waters: Breaking the Cycle of Despair in the Horn of Africa | October 2011

Global Waters tells the story of our water-related efforts around the globe. The magazine features in-depth articles exploring solutions to the ongoing water crisis, opinion pieces by top development professionals and first-hand accounts from stakeholders and beneficiaries. Volume 02 |…

USAID Global Waters: Water and Fish For a Hungry Planet - Behind Nature's Most Abundant Protein Source | August 2012
Nov 23, 2013 · File

USAID Global Waters: Water and Fish For a Hungry Planet - Behind Nature's Most Abundant Protein Source | August 2012

Global Waters tells the story of our water-related efforts around the globe. The magazine features in-depth articles exploring solutions to the ongoing water crisis, opinion pieces by top development professionals and first-hand accounts from stakeholders and beneficiaries. Volume III| Issue III

 
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