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Food Security Reference Sheet
Jul 19, 2019 · File

Food Security Reference Sheet

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…

Center for Innovation and Impact: 2019 Impact Brief
May 01, 2019 · File

Center for Innovation and Impact: 2019 Impact Brief

USAID’s Bureau for Global Health’s Center for Innovation and Impact (CII) introduces our 2019 Impact Brief, which features an overview of our work and progress this past year.

 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…

Apr 02, 2018 · File

LGBT Vision for Action

LGBT Vision For Action: Promoting and Supporting the Inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals Stigmatization and discrimination can deprive LGBT persons of human rights, render them vulnerable to high levels of abuse and violence, and bar them from…

Understanding Biodiversity – Development Integration Efforts and Opportunities
Aug 22, 2017 · File

Understanding Biodiversity – Development Integration Efforts and Opportunities

This report presents the results of a broad review to understand how other agencies and organizations have defined and integrated biodiversity with other sectors. The purpose of this review was to highlight some ways that various actors have approached integration…

Roadmap to Support Local Climate Resilience
Jan 29, 2017 · File

Roadmap to Support Local Climate Resilience

This paper presents a roadmap of eight priority federal policy opportunities that build on the recommendations from the 2015 Rising Tides Summit, a first-of-its-kind bipartisan gathering of nearly 40 U.S. mayors and local elected officials from 18 of the 23…

USAID Biodiversity Policy
Sep 18, 2016 · File

USAID Biodiversity Policy

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.…

Biodiversity conservation and forestry programs 2015 Report, fiscal year 2014 results and funding
Aug 12, 2016 · File

Biodiversity conservation and forestry programs 2015 Report, fiscal year 2014 results and funding

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) submits this report to fulfill the requirement for an annual report on implementation of Section 118 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (FAA),on Tropical Forests. This report also relays…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.8: Democracy, Rights and Governance
Nov 02, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.8: Democracy, Rights and Governance

Chapter 4.8 of USAID's Biodiversity and Development Handbook is focused on the intersection of biodiversity and conservation with democracy, rights and governance. Section 4.8.1 focuses on governance while Section 4.8.2 focuses on conflict and peace building. Many practitioners are increasingly…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4: Biodiversity and Development Intersections
Oct 30, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4: Biodiversity and Development Intersections

The USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook contains sections in Chapter Four that are a primer on integration of biodiversity into key development sectors. Like the other Chapters, these sections are built around USAID experience but also draw on many other sources.

US  Forest  Service  Participating  Agency  Program  Agreement  (PAPA) Evaluation Report
Oct 30, 2015 · File

US Forest Service Participating Agency Program Agreement (PAPA) Evaluation Report

USAID/E3/Forestry and Biodiversity Office (E3/FAB) has engaged with the Measuring Impact project (MI) to evaluate the United States Forest Service (USFS) Participating Agency Program Agreement (PAPA). The goal of the evaluation is to determine to what extent the USFS PAPA…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.1: Health and Demographic Change
Oct 23, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 4.1: Health and Demographic Change

Chapter 4.1 of USAID's Biodiversity and Development Handbook is focused on the intersection of biodiversity conservation and health and demographic change. An integrated approach to human population, health, and environment may be warranted in order to achieve biodiversity conservation objectives.…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 5: Annexes
Oct 23, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 5: Annexes

The 2015 USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook is a foundational resource for implementation of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The main purpose of the handbook is to help USAID managers and implementing partners plan, design, implement, and monitor strong and sustainable conservation…

USAID Water and Development Strategy 2013-2018
Oct 22, 2015 · File

USAID Water and Development Strategy 2013-2018

USAID's first global Water and Development Strategy is intended to provide a clear overview of the Agency's approach to water programming. The strategy emphasizes how sustainable water use is critical to save lives, to promote sustainable development and to achieve…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 2: Biodiversity Programming
Oct 22, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 2: Biodiversity Programming

The 2015 USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook is a foundational resource for implementation of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The main purpose of the handbook is to help USAID managers and implementing partners plan, design, implement, and monitor strong and sustainable conservation…

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 1: Introduction
Oct 22, 2015 · File

USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook - Chapter 1: Introduction

The 2015 USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook is a foundational resource for implementation of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The main purpose of the handbook is to help USAID managers and implementing partners plan, design, implement, and monitor strong and sustainable conservation…

USAID Annual Progress Report to Congress: Global Health Programs FY 2014
Sep 20, 2015 · File

USAID Annual Progress Report to Congress: Global Health Programs FY 2014

This Report to Congress provides a summary of our work towards our goals over fiscal year 2014. On behalf of the American people, we have made real contributions to the health of the world. In partnership with countries, nongovernmental organizations,…

Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security
Jul 19, 2015 · File

Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security

The purpose of these Voluntary Guidelines is to serve as a reference and to provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests with the overarching goal of achieving food security for all and to support…

Biodiversity and Development Handbook
Jul 08, 2015 · File

Biodiversity and Development Handbook

The 2015 USAID Biodiversity and Development Handbook is a foundational resource for implementation of USAID’s Biodiversity Policy. The main purpose of the handbook is to help USAID managers and implementing partners plan, design, implement, and monitor strong and sustainable conservation…

Apr 06, 2015 · File

Coasts at Risk: An Assessment of Coastal Risks and the Role of Environmental Solutions

Coasts at Risk: An Assessment of Coastal Risks and the Role of Environmental SolutionsSubmitted by Carol McCarthy.

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