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Community-based Natural Resource Management: State of the Science—Global Perspectives
Jan 19, 2017 · File

Community-based Natural Resource Management: State of the Science—Global Perspectives

This study states that community-based natural resource management is “a process by which landholders gain access and use rights to, or ownership of, natural resources; collaboratively and transparently plan and participate in the management of resource use; and achieve financially…

Jan 18, 2017 · Document

USAID Biodiversity Projects - Old

 

Jan 18, 2017 · Document

USAID Biodiversity Projects

 

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.

Rethinking Corruption in Conservation Crime: Insights from Madagascar
Jan 05, 2017 · File

Rethinking Corruption in Conservation Crime: Insights from Madagascar

The researchers found that non-compliance with conservation rules were associated with a lack of knowledge or interest in conservation, poor recollection of forest rules, and uneven enforcement.

UNDERSTANDING ILLEGALITY AND CORRUPTION IN FOREST    MANAGEMENT: A LITERATURE REVIEW
Jan 05, 2017 · File

UNDERSTANDING ILLEGALITY AND CORRUPTION IN FOREST MANAGEMENT: A LITERATURE REVIEW

The review aimed to provide a clear theoretical reasoning for how illegality and corruption affect forest management, summarize empirical findings, and discuss how international protection efforts were affecting forestry.

Corruption in the commons: Why bribery hampers enforcement of environmental regulations in South African fisheries
Jan 05, 2017 · File

Corruption in the commons: Why bribery hampers enforcement of environmental regulations in South African fisheries

Sundström examines how twelve small-scale fishers understand the relationship between the prevailing level of grand and petty corruption in their sector and their interest in complying with sustainable use laws.

‘Such Misconducts Don’t Make a Good Ranger’: Examining Law Enforcement Ranger Wrongdoing in Uganda
Nov 22, 2016 · File

‘Such Misconducts Don’t Make a Good Ranger’: Examining Law Enforcement Ranger Wrongdoing in Uganda

This case study offers an in-depth examination of rangers’ experiences with and perceptions of wrongdoing in a specific Ugandan protected area.

Competence Standards for Protected Area Jobs in South East Asia
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Competence Standards for Protected Area Jobs in South East Asia

This guide by the ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity Conservation provides suggested competence standards for protected area jobs, including enforcement agents.

Strengthening the Weakest Links: Strategies for Improving the Enforcement of Environmental Laws Globally
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Strengthening the Weakest Links: Strategies for Improving the Enforcement of Environmental Laws Globally

This report presents a theoretical framework for enforcement as well as a deep analysis of four country case studies on their performance with enforcement of environmental laws.

The Disappearing Act: The Illicit Trade in Wildlife in Asia
Nov 22, 2016 · File

The Disappearing Act: The Illicit Trade in Wildlife in Asia

A Foreign Policy working paper by the Brookings Institution that reviews the current status of illegal wildlife trade in Asia and provides a broad set of guidelines for designing policy responses.

Conservation, Crime and Communities: Case Studies of Efforts to Engage Local Communities in Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Conservation, Crime and Communities: Case Studies of Efforts to Engage Local Communities in Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade

A series of case studies that explore “well-known and less well-known examples of both the highs and lows of engaging local communities in tackling illegal wildlife trade.”

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU, 5-6 November 2001, Frankfurt, Germany
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU, 5-6 November 2001, Frankfurt, Germany

Conference proceedings from “International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU” held by TRAFFIC Europe and the IUCN Environmental Law Center.

The South Africa - Viet Nam Rhino Horn Trade Nexus: A Deadly Combination of Institutional Lapses, Corrupt Wildlife Industry Professionals and Asian Crime Syndicates
Nov 22, 2016 · File

The South Africa - Viet Nam Rhino Horn Trade Nexus: A Deadly Combination of Institutional Lapses, Corrupt Wildlife Industry Professionals and Asian Crime Syndicates

This is a 2012 TRAFFIC report summarizing the dynamics and drivers of the illegal trade in rhino horn from South Africa to Vietnam and aims to contribute understanding toward the “salient factors both in source country and end-use markets that…

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation of Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST) Program
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation of Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST) Program

This report is a mid-term performance evaluation of Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST), authored by MSI, and used “a mixed-methods evaluation design that combined qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection: document review, key informant interviews, and…

Changes for Justice Project: Final Report
Nov 18, 2016 · File

Changes for Justice Project: Final Report

This is the final report for the Changes for Justice Project (C4J), a 5-year USAID contract implemented by Chemonics in Indonesia from 2010 to 2015 that had significant success building the capacity of the justice system to address environmental crime.

Competences for Personnel of Protected Areas and Other Conservation Sites: A Global Register and User Guide
Nov 18, 2016 · File

Competences for Personnel of Protected Areas and Other Conservation Sites: A Global Register and User Guide

The goal of the Global Register is to define and classify all the competencies potentially required for effective, efficient, and equitable management by people working in protected areas.

Democratising forest business: a compendium of successful locally controlled forest business organisations
Nov 16, 2016 · File

Democratising forest business: a compendium of successful locally controlled forest business organisations

The main purpose of this book is to present 19 case studies from 14 developing countries that show how local people have been democratising forest business. By this is meant the process of asserting collective local control through ownership and…

Linkages Between the Natural Environment and Select Nutritional Outcomes: Evidence from USAID-supported Research Collaborations
Nov 08, 2016 · File

Linkages Between the Natural Environment and Select Nutritional Outcomes: Evidence from USAID-supported Research Collaborations

At the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado (October, 2016), Dr. Anila Jacob of the USAID Biodiversity Results and Integrated Development Gains Enhanced (BRIDGE) project shared research linking biodiverse natural systems with food security and nutritional outcomes.

CLIMATE BENEFITS,  TENURE COSTS
Oct 20, 2016 · File

CLIMATE BENEFITS, TENURE COSTS

The Economic Case For Securing Indigenous Land Rights in the Amazon

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