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Integrating Food Security and Wild Caught Fisheries Management in USAID Programming
Sep 25, 2018 · File

Integrating Food Security and Wild Caught Fisheries Management in USAID Programming

Integrating Food Security and Wild Caught Fisheries Management in USAID Programming is an illustrative case example that demonstrates how two adaptive management programming tools—situation models and results chains—can help USAID staff and its partners to better design and implement activities…

Five Facts About Wild-Caught Fisheries & African Development
Sep 25, 2018 · File

Five Facts About Wild-Caught Fisheries & African Development

Infographic about Wild-Caught Fisheries & African Development

Integrating Ecosystem Values into Cost-Benefit Analysis: Recommendations for USAID and Practitioners
Aug 27, 2018 · File

Integrating Ecosystem Values into Cost-Benefit Analysis: Recommendations for USAID and Practitioners

This document provides recommendations for the incorporation of ecosystem service valuations into Agency cost-benefit analysis (CBA) across sectors, both for USAID staff that produce or use CBAs and for USAID as an institution. In addition, this document provides specific guidance…

ROUTES In Plane Sight Webinar Presentation
Aug 21, 2018 · File

ROUTES In Plane Sight Webinar Presentation

Presentation from the C4ADS authors of In Plane Sight, Mary Utermohlen and Patrick Baine.

Quantitative and Qualitative Study of Consumer Demand for Wildlife Products in Thailand (English)
Aug 21, 2018 · File

Quantitative and Qualitative Study of Consumer Demand for Wildlife Products in Thailand (English)

This consumer research is part of the USAID Wildlife Asia activity. It aims to provide information on the attitudes and practices of the general population in Thailand related to purchasing and using ivory and tiger parts and products. The research…

Quantitative and Qualitative Study of Consumer Demand for Wildlife Products in Thailand (Thai)
Aug 21, 2018 · File

Quantitative and Qualitative Study of Consumer Demand for Wildlife Products in Thailand (Thai)

This consumer research is part of the USAID Wildlife Asia. It aims to provide information on the attitudes and practices of the general population in Thailand related to purchasing and using ivory and tiger parts and products. The research probes…

Research Study on Consumer Demand for Elephant, Pangolin, Rhino and Tiger Parts and Products in China (English)
Aug 21, 2018 · File

Research Study on Consumer Demand for Elephant, Pangolin, Rhino and Tiger Parts and Products in China (English)

This research study identifies the consumer demands for elephant, pangolin, rhino and tiger parts and products in China. The findings describe and analyze the psychosocial and socio-demographic, attitudinal and other aspects of each consumer group, their profile, major motivations driving…

Partnership for the Conservation of Amazon Biodiversity Annual Report 2017
Aug 20, 2018 · File

Partnership for the Conservation of Amazon Biodiversity Annual Report 2017

In 2017, PCAB activities covered an area of 56 million hectares, providing direct economic benefits to more than 4,000 people and indirectly benefiting thousands. In the coming years, we would like to expand this partner network even further and increase…

Evidence Summary: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Coastal Populations
Jul 31, 2018 · File

Evidence Summary: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Coastal Populations

This evidence summary highlights ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) approaches that can help coastal populations build resilience to climate change, including the establishment and management of protected areas, effective coastal land use planning, ecosystem restoration, sustainable fisheries management and the use of…

Tips for USAID Biodiversity Activity Start-Up (Steps 3-5)
Jul 25, 2018 · File

Tips for USAID Biodiversity Activity Start-Up (Steps 3-5)

Tips for USAID Biodiversity Activity Start-Up (Steps 3-5) provides recommendations for developing theory of change-based activity work plans and monitoring, evaluation, and learning plans using results chains during activity start-up. It also includes some recommendations on how to enhance the…

Report: The Nature of Conservation Enterprises: A 20-year retrospective evaluation of the theory of change behind this widely used approach to biodiversity conservation
Jun 28, 2018 · File

Report: The Nature of Conservation Enterprises: A 20-year retrospective evaluation of the theory of change behind this widely used approach to biodiversity conservation

USAID’s “The Nature of Conservation Enterprises: A 20-year retrospective evaluation of the theory of change behind this widely used approach to biodiversity conservation” uses a theory of change to examine the assumptions and draw lesson learned on the conditions needed…

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliant Version of Acting on the Evidence
Jun 10, 2018 · File

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliant Version of Acting on the Evidence

Download this file for an accessible version of Acting on the Evidence, the interactive learning resource for Evidence in Action.

How Does Developing Enforcement Capacity Reduce Wildlife Crime?
Jun 08, 2018 · File

How Does Developing Enforcement Capacity Reduce Wildlife Crime?

"How Does Developing Enforcement Capacity Reduce Wildlife Crime?" summarizes findings from the literature around four key assumptions about capacity building for enforcement and prosecution. Using the experiences and evidence summarized in this brief, program designers and implementing partners should be…

 The Role of Wild-Caught Fisheries in African Development
Jun 08, 2018 · File

The Role of Wild-Caught Fisheries in African Development

This report on the role of wild-caught fisheries in African development focuses on small-scale fisheries in East and West Africa. The report describes the role of wild-caught fisheries in food security, resilience and nutrition and presents opportunities and recommendations for…

Supplemental Guide  3: Prioritizing and Selecting Strategic Approaches in USAID Biodiversity Programming
Jun 07, 2018 · File

Supplemental Guide 3: Prioritizing and Selecting Strategic Approaches in USAID Biodiversity Programming

This guide supplements Biodiversity How-To Guide 2: Using Results Chains to Depict Theories of Change in USAID Biodiversity Programming. Step 4, Brainstorming Strategic Approaches, involves generating a suite of potential strategic approaches for a design team to consider. Step 5…

 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…

May 10, 2018 · File

ZOOMING IN: COMPANIES, COMMODITIES, & TRACEABILITY COMMITMENTS THAT COUNT, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY FOR INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS

“Zooming In” presents a new analysis by Forest Trends’ Supply Change Initiative and Ceres about how companies that are committed to addressing commodity-driven deforestation are tracing supplies to their origin—be it factory, farm, field, or forest—so they can determine the…

Compiled - CWT Synthesis and Cases
May 01, 2018 · File

Compiled - CWT Synthesis and Cases

USAID launched a global case study compilation to collect lessons on an urgent global conservation challenge: how to build capacity for enforcement and prosecution to combat wildlife trafficking. Forty-eight entries were received, and 12 of these were selected for publication…

Synthesis of Lessons from the CWT Case Study Compilation
May 01, 2018 · File

Synthesis of Lessons from the CWT Case Study Compilation

Looking across the 12 cases, this synthesis identifies common approaches and explores generalizable lessons. The approaches include: using technology for effective data collection and management, building effective partnerships among stakeholders, fostering local ownership and involvement, and leveraging outside experts and…

Wildlife Crimes Unit in Indonesia
May 01, 2018 · File

Wildlife Crimes Unit in Indonesia

Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wildlife Crimes Unit takes a unique approach to combat wildlife trafficking in Indonesia. The Unit performs intelligence work, assists law enforcement, helps build capacity for combating wildlife trafficking among law enforcement officers, and raises public awareness through…

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