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Advancing Reforms to Promote Sustainable Management of Ghana's Small Pelagic Fisheries
Mar 30, 2020 · File

Advancing Reforms to Promote Sustainable Management of Ghana's Small Pelagic Fisheries

Ghana is facing a crisis of sustainability in its small pelagic fisheries that threatens the food security and livelihoods of a large segment of the population. While the technical solutions to the problems in these fisheries have been known for…

Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network Webinar Presentation
Mar 24, 2020 · File

Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network Webinar Presentation

On March 18, E3/FAB and Measuring Impact II hosted the first joint webinar of the Conservation Enterprise and Combating Wildlife Trafficking Learning Groups with Julie Stein, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network. Ms. Stein works…

Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network Webinar Presentation
Mar 23, 2020 · File

Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network Webinar Presentation

On March 18, E3/FAB and Measuring Impact II hosted the first joint webinar of the Conservation Enterprise and Combating Wildlife Trafficking Learning Groups with Julie Stein, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network. Ms. Stein works…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Annual Report 2019
Mar 06, 2020 · File

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Annual Report 2019

Together with our partner networks, ABCG continues to create innovative conservation solutions by developing new models for collaboration that help practitioners improve, scale, and replicate. By capturing and conveying conditions needed for successful biodiversity conservation, ABCG serves as a dynamic…

Combating Wildlife Trafficking Learning Exchange: Meeting Report
Feb 20, 2020 · File

Combating Wildlife Trafficking Learning Exchange: Meeting Report

In November 2019, USAID hosted a regional CWT learning exchange in Bangkok, Thailand. The exchange provided opportunities for sharing and discussing CWT activities while focusing on two of the USAID CWT Learning Agenda’s strategic approaches: 1) improving the practice of…

Reducing corruption’s impact on natural resources: How does a gender lens help?
Feb 04, 2020 · File

Reducing corruption’s impact on natural resources: How does a gender lens help?

Evidence shows that women and other groups that face power inequity have an essential role to play in achieving natural resource management and conservation results. Many corrupt actions are only feasible for those with money and power, and corruption often…

Why is money laundering a critical issue in natural resource corruption?
Feb 04, 2020 · File

Why is money laundering a critical issue in natural resource corruption?

The profits from illicit natural resource trade in fish, timber and wildlife are estimated to be between $62.5 billion and $316.4 billion annually. These funds are usually transferred through banks, corporations and other accounts in the international financial system. “Following…

Gender-based violence and environment linkages: The violence of inequality
Jan 30, 2020 · File

Gender-based violence and environment linkages: The violence of inequality

Rooted in discriminatory gender norms and laws and shrouded in impunity, gender-based violence (GBV) occurs in all societies as a means of control, subjugation and exploitation that further reinforces gender inequality. This publication establishes that these patterns of gender-based abuse…

Integrating Biodiversity and Sustainable Landscapes in USAID Programming
Jan 30, 2020 · File

Integrating Biodiversity and Sustainable Landscapes in USAID Programming

Integration of biodiversity and sustainable landscapes (SL) objectives and considerations has the potential to increase the sustainability of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) programming, amplify results, and save costs. Integrating biodiversity and SL offers an opportunity to jointly…

Global Learning and Experience Exchange: Conservation Enterprise Posters
Jan 26, 2020 · File

Global Learning and Experience Exchange: Conservation Enterprise Posters

At the July 2019 USAID Environment Officers’ Conference, USAID's Conservation Enterprise Learning group hosted a Global Learning and Experience Exchange (GLEE). Representatives from 12 USAID-supported conservation enterprise activities presented case studies based on the Conservation Enterprise generalized theory of change.

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Building accountable resource governance institutions
Dec 19, 2019 · File

Building accountable resource governance institutions

Formal institutions are central actors in natural resource governance decisions and a key arena in which policies, laws and regulations ranging from forest concessions to trade in wildlife products are negotiated and implemented. As gatekeepers in resource management decisions, natural…

Measuring Impact: Six Years of Improving Conservation at USAID
Dec 12, 2019 · File

Measuring Impact: Six Years of Improving Conservation at USAID

The Measuring Impact final report highlights six years of designing and implementing evidence-based conservation practices at USAID. Learn about the project's key milestones, challenges and approaches, and development impacts at multiple levels.

Better Biodiversity Integration Through Geospatial Analysis
Nov 18, 2019 · File

Better Biodiversity Integration Through Geospatial Analysis

This guide describes the use of geospatial analysis for integrating biodiversity conservation with other development sectors at USAID. It consists of four chapters corresponding to the four stages of the program cycle and provides the why, when and how of…

Conservation and Law Enforcement in Gorongosa and Niassa: A Study of the Criminal Justice Process for Wildlife Crime, from Apprehension to Incarceration
Sep 13, 2019 · File

Conservation and Law Enforcement in Gorongosa and Niassa: A Study of the Criminal Justice Process for Wildlife Crime, from Apprehension to Incarceration

In July 2019, USAID/Mozambique released a comprehensive study of the wildlife criminal justice process in Mozambique and identified key areas for improvement. Successful enforcement of wildlife trafficking laws requires apprehending perpetrators and shepherding them through the criminal justice system. This…

Identity in a Digital Age: Infrastructure For Inclusive Development
Jul 31, 2019 · File

Identity in a Digital Age: Infrastructure For Inclusive Development

This report assesses the opportunities and risks of digital ID systems in development. We particularly focus on the role of project-driven ID investments and argue for a broader view of digital ID as essential development infrastructure.

Health Reference Sheet
Jul 19, 2019 · File

Health Reference Sheet

Intact, biologically diverse ecosystems play important roles in promoting health and fighting disease by providing goods and services including wild foods, natural medicines, and clean air and water. Human health also plays an important role in biodiversity outcomes, as poor…

Water and Sanitation Reference Sheet
Jul 19, 2019 · File

Water and Sanitation Reference Sheet

Natural ecosystems capture, store and purify water, allowing biodiversity programming to complement and protect water and sanitation investments. Similarly, by improving waste water treatment and increasing water use efficiency, water and sanitation programming reduces the pollution of aquatic ecosystems and…

Biodiversity Reference Sheet
Jul 19, 2019 · File

Biodiversity Reference Sheet

Ecosystems provide goods and services critical to human development and well-being such as food, fiber, clean water, fertile soil and pollination. Opportunities for integrating biodiversity with other development sectors exist throughout the USAID portfolio, and can be realized by the…

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