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Threat Rating Worksheet
Jul 06, 2017 · File

Threat Rating Worksheet

This worksheet for helps design teams rate direct threats to biodiversity. It supports teams with discussion and documentation of threats and determination of ratings for each threat-biodiversity focal interest pair. The worksheet then automatically calculates ratings for each threat-biodiversity focal…

Incorporating Geospatial Analysis into USAID Biodiversity Program Design
Jul 06, 2017 · File

Incorporating Geospatial Analysis into USAID Biodiversity Program Design

Incorporating Geospatial Analysis into USAID Biodiversity Program Design is a biodiversity case example that describes the use of geospatial data and analysis for program design, including examples and lessons learned.

Final Report: Historic Interpretation and Commemorative Event - 100th Anniversary of the USS Memphis - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
May 29, 2017 · File

Final Report: Historic Interpretation and Commemorative Event - 100th Anniversary of the USS Memphis - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Documentation of the event celebrating the heroic actions surrounding the tragic loss of a major US warship in freak waves on the rocky shore of Santo Domingo September 1915.

Proposal for Historic Interpretation and Commemorative Events for 100th Anniversary of the Wreck of the USS Memphis in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
May 29, 2017 · File

Proposal for Historic Interpretation and Commemorative Events for 100th Anniversary of the Wreck of the USS Memphis in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Planning to develop interpretive materials and an event to honor the heroic actions surrounding the tragic loss of a major US warship in freak waves August 1916 on the rocky shore of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Rapid Assessment and Recommendations for Ecotourism Development in the Hacienda Santa Monica, Cocle, Panama.
Apr 09, 2017 · File

Rapid Assessment and Recommendations for Ecotourism Development in the Hacienda Santa Monica, Cocle, Panama.

Grupo Verde Azul requested assistance from ANCON and a USFS team from IITF to assess the recreational potential of 2800 hectares along the Pacific Coast in Cocle Province.

Rapid Assessment and Recommendations for Ecotourism Development in the Lefevre Panama Bay Property, Panama City, Republic of Panama.
Apr 09, 2017 · File

Rapid Assessment and Recommendations for Ecotourism Development in the Lefevre Panama Bay Property, Panama City, Republic of Panama.

Groupo Lefevre, a private developer, requested the assistance of the IITF and ANCON, a local environmental NGO, to evaluate the recreational and nature tourism potential of 133 hectares on the edge of Panama City within the Panama Bay Wildlife Refuge…

i-TREE Ecosystem Analysis, Colonial City, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Apr 08, 2017 · File

i-TREE Ecosystem Analysis, Colonial City, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Results of the survey of trees and green spaces.

i-Tree Urban Forest Assessment in Santo Domingo’s Colonial City.
Apr 08, 2017 · File

i-Tree Urban Forest Assessment in Santo Domingo’s Colonial City.

Methodology and results of a 2-day survey of 30 plots to determine the value of urban forests and green areas using the i-Tree methodology.

Rapid Assessment of Tourism Activities in the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve, Punta Cana Resort, Dominican Republic
Apr 08, 2017 · File

Rapid Assessment of Tourism Activities in the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve, Punta Cana Resort, Dominican Republic

Rapid assessment of tourism strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for a series of freshwater ponds in an ecological reserve. Recommendations include: Defining management objectives, enhancing heritage interpretation, improving signage and maps, improving communication with local stakeholders, monitoring visitor impacts and…

Evaluation Rapid de Potencial Ecoturistico en EL Refugio de Vida Silvestre Manglar La Gina, Miches, Republica Dominicana
Apr 08, 2017 · File

Evaluation Rapid de Potencial Ecoturistico en EL Refugio de Vida Silvestre Manglar La Gina, Miches, Republica Dominicana

Rapid assessment for a marine park on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic. Spanish version.

Recommendations for Heritage Interpretation at the Iberostar Hacienda Domininics Hotel Bayahibe, Dominican Republic.
Apr 07, 2017 · File

Recommendations for Heritage Interpretation at the Iberostar Hacienda Domininics Hotel Bayahibe, Dominican Republic.

Recommendations and designs for environmental and historic interpretive signs at an all-inclusive resort.

Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program (SCAPES)
Mar 28, 2017 · File

Final Evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems Program (SCAPES)

This final evaluation of the Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) program assesses conservation strategies used by four implementing partners to address priority threats and strengthen local capacity to conserve biodiversity.

Forests and Food Security: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?
Mar 21, 2017 · File

Forests and Food Security: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?

The gender dynamics of food security in forest dwelling communities are still not clear. However, emerging case studies and reviews of the issue parallel insights from earlier work on gender divisions of labor in natural resource management. Harvesting forest-based foods,…

Making sense of research for sustainable land management
Mar 03, 2017 · File

Making sense of research for sustainable land management

This publication is based on the work of more than 600 scientists and synthesizes experiences and practice-relevant results from a 7-year German-funded international research programme on interactions between land management, climate change, and ecosystems and their services.

Foreign Assistance Act Sections 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide
Feb 17, 2017 · File

Foreign Assistance Act Sections 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide

The new FAA 118/119 Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis Best Practices Guide provides practical how-to advice for USAID staff and contractors conducting the analysis.

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…

Impacts of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Wealth, Food Security and Child Health in Tanzania
Jan 19, 2017 · File

Impacts of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Wealth, Food Security and Child Health in Tanzania

This Study explains Community-based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) as a major global strategy for enhancing conservation outcomes while also seeking to improve rural livelihoods. The research presents a national-level analysis that empirically estimates socioeconomic impacts of CBNRM across Tanzania, while…

Corruption and state-corporate crime in fisheries
Jan 12, 2017 · File

Corruption and state-corporate crime in fisheries

The study explores the political economy of how international (mostly Russian) fleets were able to over-exploit Senegal’s fisheries despite both legal barriers and civic resistance from the fishing community.

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 4
Jan 05, 2017 · File

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 4

WWF’s Living Forests Report is part of an ongoing conversation with partners, policymakers, and business about how to protect, conserve, sustainably use, and govern the world’s forests in the 21st century. Chapter Four of WWF's Living Planet Report examines current…

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 2
Jan 05, 2017 · File

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 2

Forests and Energy. Sustainable Energy for 10 Billion People.

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