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Rapid Assessment for Ecotourism Development at Laguna Limón, Los Guineos, Dominican Republic
May 05, 2013 · File

Rapid Assessment for Ecotourism Development at Laguna Limón, Los Guineos, Dominican Republic

A US Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry team conducted a rapid ecotourism assessment of the Laguna Limon Wildlife Refuge located in the north east coast of the Dominican Republic in the province of El Seibo.

Rapid Assessment of Ecotourism Potential in the La Gina Refugio de Vida Silvestre Manglar, Miches, Dominican Republic
May 05, 2013 · File

Rapid Assessment of Ecotourism Potential in the La Gina Refugio de Vida Silvestre Manglar, Miches, Dominican Republic

A rapid assessment of the La Gina Mangrove Wildlife Refuge [Refugio de Vida Silvestre Manglar La Gina] was conducted by a team from the US Forest Service International Institute of Tropical Forestry and the Hispaniola Ornithological Society for USAID in…

Feb 22, 2013 · File

Challenges Facing a Community Structure to Implement CBNRM in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

CBNRM in South Africa, institutional and managerial challenges

From SCALE to SCALE 2.0
Jan 29, 2013 · File

From SCALE to SCALE 2.0

Accomplishments and the Future

USAID/Guatemala Final Performance Evaluations for Four Economic Growth Office Projects
Jan 28, 2013 · File

USAID/Guatemala Final Performance Evaluations for Four Economic Growth Office Projects

This report examines the development problems facing small agricultural producers, community forestry concessions, community tourism and handicraft producer groups, and the effectiveness of USAID's development plan put forward to address those problems, and the successes achieved or difficulties encountered by…

The Power of Local Action: Lessons from 10 Years of the Equator Prize
Jan 22, 2013 · File

The Power of Local Action: Lessons from 10 Years of the Equator Prize

Over the past 10 years, the Equator Prize has been awarded to 127 outstanding local and indigenous community efforts to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. On its 10-year anniversary, the Equator Initiative has developed detailed…

Community management of natural resources in Africa: Impacts, experiences and future directions.
Jan 08, 2013 · File

Community management of natural resources in Africa: Impacts, experiences and future directions.

Comprehensive review of CBNRM across Africa. Distitguishes between different types of CBNRM in different regions and under different conditions. Analyses CBNRM impacts according to: Empowerment; Economics; Environment. Explores the potential of CBNRM as a mechanism for addressing global challenges with…

Jan 08, 2013 · File

Community management of natural resources in Africa: Impacts, experiences and future directions.

A comprensive review of CBNRM across Africa drawing on a wealth of literature. Distinguishes between different types of CBNRM as applied in different regions and under different conditions. analyses achievements of CBNRM according to: Empowerment; Economics; Environment. Analyses CBNRM as…

Dec 13, 2012 · File

48 Cantones de Totonicapan

This is a short briefing document about the indigenous organization "48 Cantones de Totonicapan" with which USAID is beginning to provide support, through the Rainforest Alliance, for the conservation of the 22,000 hectares forest reserve which occupies the highlands above…

Dec 12, 2012 · File

Trends in Global Protected Area Governance, 1992-2002

ABSTRACT / Governance refers to the interactions among structures, processes, and traditions that determine direction, how power is exercised, and how the views of citizens or stakeholders are incorporated into decision-making. Governance is now recognized as a critical aspect of…

Dec 12, 2012 · File

Policy-relevant assessment of community-level coastal management projects in Sri Lanka

Community-level coastal management programs are being introduced in some countries as a practical strategy to respond to conditions of poverty and unsustainable resource use practices. Two recently developed Special Area Management (SAM) programs developed in Sri Lanka are part of…

Dec 12, 2012 · File

Co-management of natural resources: organising, negotiating and learning by doing

Is it possible to go beyond what the State declares to be the best way to manage natural resources? If yes, how? To these questions GTZ and the IUCN attempt to provide some answers with this publication – a practical…

Dec 02, 2012 · File

The Power of Local Action: Lessons from 10 years of the Equator Prize

Reveiw of the cases of the Equator prize and the sythesis of lessons learned.

Transforming the Kenyan Dairy Feeds System to Improve Farmer Productivity and Livelihoods
Oct 21, 2012 · File

Transforming the Kenyan Dairy Feeds System to Improve Farmer Productivity and Livelihoods

Imagine a technology that, in less than two years, could almost double farmers’ incomes in poverty stricken East Africa. Imagine that this technology could improve 600,000 smallholder dairy farmers’ productivity and livelihoods in Kenya alone. Imagine that you had worked…

Transforming the Moroccan Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sector to Compete in the New Global Economy
Oct 21, 2012 · File

Transforming the Moroccan Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sector to Compete in the New Global Economy

On the first day of January, 2006, as the sun rose across the slopes of the Atlas Mountains, life for the people who made their livelihoods though agriculture changed forever. The dawning of the New Year brought with it a…

ESCALA: Accion Sistemica y basada en la Colaboracion para Mejorar Los Medios de Vida y el Ambiente
Oct 20, 2012 · File

ESCALA: Accion Sistemica y basada en la Colaboracion para Mejorar Los Medios de Vida y el Ambiente

ESCALA—Acción Sistémica y basada en la Colaboración para Mejorar los Medios de Vida y el Ambiente—es un enfoque que busca ampliar el impacto de los programas de desarrollo. Al proporcionar un marco que permita lograr un cambio ampliamente extendido, ESCALA…

Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene: Experiences from sub-Saharan Africa
Jul 26, 2012 · File

Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene: Experiences from sub-Saharan Africa

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…

Jun 13, 2012 · File

Suruí Forest Carbon Project Development Document (PDD), v.1.0

Project Development Document (design) for Suruí Forest Carbon submitted for validation to Climate, Communities, and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA) and Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) in October 2011. Both validations were received in Spring 2011.

Global Efforts to Bridge Religion and Conservation: Are They Really Working?
May 17, 2012 · File

Global Efforts to Bridge Religion and Conservation: Are They Really Working?

Awoyemi et al. argue that the gap between religion and conservation must be narrowed if the latter is to take its rightful place among mayor human concerns and endeavors. They believe that changes in human behavior are needed to conserve…

Global Efforts to Bridge Religion and Conservation: Are They Really Working?
May 11, 2012 · File

Global Efforts to Bridge Religion and Conservation: Are They Really Working?

Awoyemi et al. argue that the gap between religion and conservation must be narrowed if the latter is to take its rightful place among mayor human concerns and endeavors. They believe that changes in human behavior are needed to conserve…

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