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File Advancing Gender in the Environment: Gender in Fisheries—A Sea of Opportunities by Gateway Web Editor — last modified May 01, 2019 12:57 PM
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 in the wild-caught fisheries sector. The guide also explains how persistent gender inequalities limit women’s economic empowerment, and increased risks of gender-based violence negatively impact the potential of women to thrive and contribute towards strong economies. Gender in Fisheries – A Sea of Opportunities summarizes research on the intersection of gender and wild-caught fisheries, exploring the ways in which fisheries offer important entry points to enhance gender equality and women’s economic empowerment while also contributing to more effective interventions and more sustainable outcomes. This guide will be an important resource, particularly for USAID missions and implementing partners working in sustainable fisheries management. Development practitioners can use the guide to access the latest evidence on gender empowerment and sustainable fisheries management; find tools and resources to conduct gender analyses; design strategic interventions to strengthen program design and implementation through the development of comprehensive gender action plans; and learn more about how to develop results chains to help programs define goals and refine assumptions.
File Evidence Summary: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Extreme Events by FRAME Administrator — last modified May 17, 2019 02:43 PM
This evidence summary highlights specific ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) approaches that can help communities adapt to extreme weather and other climate events such as floods, storm surges, landslides, fires, droughts and heat waves. It also explains the role of EbA in urban and rural resilience to extreme events, differences between EbA and ecosystem-based approaches to disaster risk reduction and how EbA compares with and complements built infrastructure.
File Food Security Reference Sheet by BRIDGE — last modified Sep 11, 2019 05:35 PM
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 impacts on the environment, yielding benefits for both food security and biodiversity.
USAID Impact Newsletter July 2015 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jul 29, 2015 02:04 AM
Imagine A World Without Extreme Poverty. It is a world where every child gets the nutrients they need to thrive. It is a world where every girl has access to a quality education; and where all citizens have a voice and a vote. A world without extreme poverty is a world where doctors don't have to save lives in the dark and students don't have close their books at sunset. It is a world where families are freed from hunger, protected from disease and prepared when disaster strikes.
File Agricultural Technology Development and Transfer in Africa, Impacts Achieved and Lessons Learned by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jun 14, 2013 03:38 PM
SD Publication Series, Office of Sustainable Development, Bureau for Africa, Technical Paper No. 77, November 1997.
File Structural Adjustment and Agricultural Policy Reform in South Africa by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jun 14, 2013 04:39 PM
SD Publication Series, Office of Sustainable Development, Bureau for Africa, Technical Paper No. 34, October 1996.
File Reforestation Technical Assistance focusing on the Ségou Region by Adam Welti — last modified Jul 08, 2013 11:23 PM
USFS and USAID/Mali conducted a joint mission in close collaboration with MCC from September 12 - 18, 2010, to examine the status of forest degradation in the Alatona Zone of the Ségou Region, and make recommendations concerning community needs and capacity building opportunities for Malian government staff regarding planning and implementation of forest regeneration activities. The mission focused on an irrigation project funded by MCC, but also addressed forest management issues more broadly.
File Assistance technique pour le reboisement concernant la région de Ségou by Portal Web Editor — last modified Aug 20, 2013 04:31 PM
l'USFS et l'USAID/Mali ont mené une mission conjointe en étroite collaboration avec la MCC du 12 au 18 septembre 2010, dans le but d'examiner l'état de dégradation de la forêt dans la zone d'Alatona de la Région de Ségou, et de faire des recommandations visant les besoins de la communauté et les possibilités de renforcement des capacités du personnel gouvernemental malien concernant la planification et la mise en place d'activités de régénération forestière. La mission a porté sur un projet d'irrigation financé par la MCC et également sur des questions plus vastes de gestion forestière.
File Ecotourism with an Emphasis on Birding Opportunities In the Gourma Region by Adam Welti — last modified Jan 10, 2013 05:16 PM
A team comprised of technical experts from USFS and AMCFE worked in‐country with counterparts and important stakeholders including Office Malien du Tourisme et de l’Hôtellerie (OMATHO), Projet de Conservation et de Valorisation de la Biodiversité du Gourma et des Eléphants (PCVBG‐E), other local, regional, and national government representatives, local and international NGO’s, community associations and local community leaders, local teachers, and travel agencies from March 1 ‐10, 2010. The team examined the feasibility of bird‐viewing tourism in the area, and gained insight from local populations and government. During the mission, the USFS team members’ travel was restricted by the US Embassy due to security concerns. In some cases, the information presented in this report was gleaned from informational interviews conducted outside of the Gourma of key stakeholders who live/work in the Gourma Region; in some cases, the information presented here‐in represents the findings of the AMCFE team member who traveled alone to the Gourma Region (Douentza, Hombori, Dimamou, Gossi, Inadiatfane, Banzena, Boni and Mondoro .)
File USAID Biodiversity Policy by Portal Web Editor — last modified Apr 18, 2018 09:21 AM
USAID’s Biodiversity Policy builds on the Agency’s long history of conserving a global biological heritage for future generations and reflects on the recognition of the essential role that healthy natural systems play in advancing resilient societies and ending extreme poverty. This Policy provides a blueprint for how USAID will work to achieve the vision of conserving biodiversity for sustainable long-term development.
File Comparative Analysis of Structural Adjustment Programs in Southern Africa: With Emphasis on Agriculture and Trade by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jun 16, 2013 02:53 AM
SD Publication Series, Office of Sustainable Development, Bureau for Africa. Technical Paper No. 23 June 1996.
Story Spring Additions on FRAMEweb by Rachel Stallings — last modified Jun 10, 2015 08:18 PM
Story Post-Conflict Peace-Building and Natural Resource Management Conference by Rachel Stallings — last modified Jun 10, 2015 08:18 PM
Story March Additions to FRAMEweb by Rachel Stallings — last modified Jun 10, 2015 08:18 PM
File Training Guide: Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture and Food Security For Rural Development by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 20, 2014 02:47 AM
Concurrently, it is internationally recognized that addressing gender issues in agriculture reduces hunger and poverty. In fact, it is estimated that more than 100 million people could be lifted out of poverty if women had the same access to and control of resources as men (FAO, 2011a). Although they are important food producers and providers, women presently have limited access to and control of resources. However, to date, these ideas – that climate change and gender issues are integral parts of agricultural development – have not been implemented in an effective way. This guide seeks to fill that gap by supporting work to investigate the gender dimensions of responding to climate change in the agriculture and food security sectors. The final goals are to improve food production, livelihood security and gender equality in the context of the changing climate.
File Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene: Experiences from sub-Saharan Africa by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM
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) and freshwater ecosystem conservation to date in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The report takes stock of a selection of experiences from projects taking a more holistic approach to conservation and development.
File USAID Water and Development Strategy 2013 - 2018 by Portal Web Editor — last modified May 26, 2013 06:45 PM
This is the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) first globalWater and Development Strategy. It is intended to provide a clear understanding of USAID's approach to water programming. This Strategy emphasizes how sustainable use of water is critical to save lives, promote sustainable development, and achieve humanitarian goals.
File USAID’s Strategic Framework for Basic Education in Africa by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jun 17, 2013 01:17 PM
Prepared by the, Human Resources and Democracy Division, Office of Sustainable Development, Bureau for Africa, U.S. Agency for International Development, SD Publication Series, Technical Paper No. 84, October 1998
File Water Team Framework (2002) by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jun 10, 2015 11:04 PM
A summary booklet that describes the Water Team's approach to Integrated Water Resourcs Management (IWRM).
File Phoenix Rising: Success Stories about Basic Education Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jun 17, 2013 01:52 PM
SD Publication Series, Office of Sustainable Development, Bureau for Africa, Technical Paper No. 76, October 1997
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