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Landscape-Scale Conservation in the Congo Basin : Lessons Learned from the Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE)
Oct 26, 2010 · News Item

Landscape-Scale Conservation in the Congo Basin : Lessons Learned from the Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE)

by portaladmin — Jul 30, 2014 05:39 PM

This publication is the second volume of CARPE Lessons Learned. The first volume was based on early experiences and constituted a preliminary assessment of the state of the environment in the region. Now, after more than ten years of CARPE…

Melting Glaciers: Current Status and Future Concerns
Sep 23, 2010 · File

Melting Glaciers: Current Status and Future Concerns

USAID Asia Glacier Melt Project: expert summary of science regarding glacier melt/retreat in the Himalaya, Hindu Kush, Karakoram, Pamir, and Tien Shan mountain ranges. This summary will provide the scientific basis for related studies that will evaluate the impacts of…

TransLinks: Case Study: Payments for Biodiversity Conservation in the Context of Weak Institutions Featured November 22, 2011
Sep 22, 2010 · File

TransLinks: Case Study: Payments for Biodiversity Conservation in the Context of Weak Institutions Featured November 22, 2011

Implementing any conservation intervention, including Payments for Environmental Services (PES), in the context of weak institutions is challenging. The majority of PES programs have been implemented in situations where the institutional framework and property rights are strong and target the…

Ecosystem Marketplace-State of Watershed Payments
Aug 19, 2010 · File

Ecosystem Marketplace-State of Watershed Payments

A global research effort conducted by Ecosystem Marketplace identified a total of approximately 288 payments for watershed services (PWS) and water quality trading (WQT) programs in varying stages of activity over the past 30 years. In 2008, the baseline year,…

Paradise Lost?: Lessons from 25 years of USAID Environment Programs in Madagascar (Final Report)
Jun 24, 2010 · File

Paradise Lost?: Lessons from 25 years of USAID Environment Programs in Madagascar (Final Report)

(Final Report) The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) was one of the major supporters of environmental conservation programs in Madagascar for a quarter-century. Recent political changes put this investment at risk. What can policymakers and field practitioners learn from…

Conservation Certification and Product Branding-The Case of Wildlife Friendly Certification Featured November 7, 2010
May 18, 2010 · File

Conservation Certification and Product Branding-The Case of Wildlife Friendly Certification Featured November 7, 2010

Combined panel presentation in the USAID Biodiversity and Forestry Seminar Series, by members of the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network (WFEN) and partners of the USAID-WCS-led TransLinks Leader-with-Associates program.

Climate Change, Property Rights, & Resource Governance: Emerging Implications for USG Policies and Programming
May 10, 2010 · File

Climate Change, Property Rights, & Resource Governance: Emerging Implications for USG Policies and Programming

USAID Property Rights and Resource Governance Briefing Paper #2, January 2010. The Second Working Group of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 2007) and other scientific bodies present the case that climate change profoundly shapes ecological, social, and economic…

2010 Katoomba Meeting XVII Taking the Lead: Payments for Ecosystem Services in Southeast Asia Featured June 21, 2010
Apr 22, 2010 · News Item

2010 Katoomba Meeting XVII Taking the Lead: Payments for Ecosystem Services in Southeast Asia Featured June 21, 2010

by Portal Web Editor — Jul 30, 2014 08:58 PM

Join us to hear about carbon markets, both regulated and voluntary, including the emergence of opportunities for Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD), and Payments for Watershed Services (PWS) as they relate to buyers, contracts and payment distributions. We…

Safeguarding the World’s Water: 2008 Report on USAID Water Sector Activities
Mar 29, 2010 · File

Safeguarding the World’s Water: 2008 Report on USAID Water Sector Activities

This report summarizes USAID’s fiscal year 2008 investments and programs in safe drinking water and sanitation supply projects and related water management activities around the world through March/April 2009. The report describes all of USAID’s water management programs that help…

State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2009: Taking Root & Branching Out (Full Document)
Jan 20, 2010 · File

State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2009: Taking Root & Branching Out (Full Document)

To promote Forestry transparency and trustworthiness, Ecosystem Marketplace spent the past year speaking with more than 100 market participants – 65 of whom develop forest protection and restoration projects, primarily in rainforest nations, and 37 of whom act as intermediaries.…

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