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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…

Feb 07, 2015 · File

MRV_Manual.pdf

 

Feb 07, 2015 · File

MRV_Manual_Chapter7.pdf

 

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…

USDA Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in Agriculture and Forestry: Methods for Entity-Scale Inventory
Aug 01, 2014 · File

USDA Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in Agriculture and Forestry: Methods for Entity-Scale Inventory

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a report that, for the first time, provides uniform scientific methods for quantifying the changes in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and carbon storage from various land management and conservation activities. The report,…

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

Uganda/Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift (USAID-STAR) GSTA Final Report July 2009 – August 2011
Oct 03, 2013 · File

Uganda/Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift (USAID-STAR) GSTA Final Report July 2009 – August 2011

This Final Report provides a narrative of activities implemented during the two years of the program. The program consisted of 17 months of implementation (from March 2010 to July 2011) building upon the design phase (completed February 2010) that determined…

Global Sustainable Tourism Alliance / Ecuador Alianza Ecuatoriana para el Turismo Sostenible (AETS) Associate Award: Final Report March 22, 2007 – November 14, 2009
Oct 03, 2013 · File

Global Sustainable Tourism Alliance / Ecuador Alianza Ecuatoriana para el Turismo Sostenible (AETS) Associate Award: Final Report March 22, 2007 – November 14, 2009

AETS aimed to ensure better management of Ecuador’s biodiversity and natural resource base; promote benefits from conserving biodiversity to rural Ecuadorians by generating employment opportunities; attract and stimulate investment in the sector; and, showcase the country’s national patrimony to international…

TransLinks: Promoting Transformations by linking Nature, Wealth and Power - Final Technical Report
Oct 01, 2013 · File

TransLinks: Promoting Transformations by linking Nature, Wealth and Power - Final Technical Report

The TransLinks program (2006-2012) - a major initiative of the United States Agency for International Development, Office of Land Tenure and Resource Management within the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment. Over the last 5.5-years, the Wildlife Conservation Society…

Sep 29, 2013 · Event

US Forest Service International Programs Seminar Series presents: A panel discussion on Gender and Development in Natural Resource Management

(US Forest Service International Programs (near McPherson Square Metro). 1 Thomas Circle, NW, Suite 400 Washington DC-20005, from Oct 01, 2013 03:00 PM to Oct 01, 2013 05:00 PM)

This panel will present gender and development related issues and challenges in the field, and gender equality strategies in natural resource management and biodiversity conservation programming.

Paying for wolves in Solapur, India and Wisconsin, USA: Comparing compensation rules and practice to understand the goals and politics of wolf conservation
Sep 28, 2013 · File

Paying for wolves in Solapur, India and Wisconsin, USA: Comparing compensation rules and practice to understand the goals and politics of wolf conservation

With growing pressure for conservation to pay its way, the merits of compensation for wildlife damage must be understood in diverse socio-ecological settings. Here we compare compensation programs in Wisconsin, USA and Solapur, India, where wolves (Canis lupus) survive in…

Our Nutrient World: The Challenge To Produce More Food and Energy With Less Pollution
Sep 23, 2013 · File

Our Nutrient World: The Challenge To Produce More Food and Energy With Less Pollution

Our Nutrient World presents a major scientific, social and political challenge: to produce more food and energy for a growing world population, while simultaneously reducing the pollution threats on environment, climate and human health.

Gender Analysis for the Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) Phase III
Sep 15, 2013 · File

Gender Analysis for the Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) Phase III

The Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) is one of USAID’s largest and most prominent biodiversity conservation programs. As CARPE will enter its third phase in FY2014 a number of analyses were commissioned to inform the redesign, including…

Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook
Aug 04, 2013 · File

Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook

The purpose of the sourcebook is to further elaborate the concept of CSA and demonstrate its potential, as well as limitations. It aims to help decision makers at a number of levels (including political administrators and natural resource managers) to…

The Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies (CSDES) News
Jul 30, 2013 · File

The Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies (CSDES) News

Investing in Drylands; Empowering Pastoralists Through Education; Students Extol Internship Program; Knowledge Exchange Seminars Initiated at UoN

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