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FRAMEgram: Conservation, Biodiversity and Stocktaking - September 2014

by Rachel Stallings last modified Sep 01, 2015 02:53 PM
Contributors: USAID ECO Project
Read updates from the FRAME community from September 2014.

New to FRAMEweb

What is new on FRAMEweb? We've highlighted some recent resources posted to the FRAMEweb communities of practice that you might find interesting.

Upcoming Events

October 14, 2014: East African Carbon Markets Study Brown Bag
Sponsor: Africa Biodiversity Collaboration Group
Click here for event details.

Do you have an event you want included in a FRAMEgram? Please send suggestions to Rachel Stallings.

 

News

September 2014 Photo Contest

We are hosting a photo contest on FRAMEweb during the month of September to celebrate our members and our collective work in natural resource management!

Please share your story so we can showcase your work to the larger NRM community! Winning photos and their stories will be featured on the FRAMEweb homepage.

Submit your photos according to the guidelines published on the blog.

See the 2012 photo contest winners by clicking on the photo below!

Video - #ConservationIsDevelopment: USAID’s New Biodiversity Policy



This video was created to illustrate USAID’s vision of conserving biodiversity for sustainable long-term development, articulated in detail in the Agency’s first-ever Biodiversity Policy. The Policy outlines two priorities: taking strategic actions to conserve the world’s most important biodiversity, and integrating biodiversity and other sectors. Learn more at www.usaid.gov/biodiversity/policy.

Go to the USAID page for the video transcript: http://www.usaid.gov/news-information/videos/node/113501

Check out the other resources related to USAID’s Biodiversity Policy.

Stocktaking Resources: Webinar Recording and more

Check out these new resources that have been posted on stocktaking as part of the Communities & Smallholder Farmers (CBNRM) community.  Watch the entire webinar from July 21 on stocktaking if you missed it!

New ABCG Website

The Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group has moved to its own independently-hosted website: http://www.abcg.org/index

Comprised of seven U.S.-based international conservation non-governmental organizations with field programs in Africa, ABCG explores emerging and high priority African conservation issues, shares lessons learned and seeks opportunities for collaboration.

While we are sad to lose their active presence on FRAMEweb, their archives will still be accessible on FRAMEweb at this link.

About this newsletter:

FRAMEgram is a periodic newsletter with news and resources for the global Natural Resource Management (NRM) community. It is associated with FRAMEweb, a network website designed to facilitate knowledge sharing among NRM professionals through online discussions and the sharing of documents and other resources.

The information provided in this newsletter is not official U.S. government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government.

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