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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.

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…

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…

Law Enforcement and Prosecution of Wildlife Crime in Mozambique Presentation
Jun 07, 2019 · File

Law Enforcement and Prosecution of Wildlife Crime in Mozambique Presentation

USAID’s Supporting the Policy Environment for Economic Development (SPEED+) program seeks to to improve the judiciary system’s capacity to successfully prosecute and adjudicate wildlife criminals through customized training packages and legal tools. In June 2019, USAID held a webinar for…

Innovation Realized: Expanding the Path to Health Impact
May 27, 2019 · File

Innovation Realized: Expanding the Path to Health Impact

This guide builds on successes and lays out practical ways that USAID staff can identify opportunities to apply innovation to solve real problems in the context of how we work, as well as to further innovation across the Agency.

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.

Unleashing Private Capital for Global Health Innovation: Innovator and Investor Support Opportunities
Apr 30, 2019 · File

Unleashing Private Capital for Global Health Innovation: Innovator and Investor Support Opportunities

We are delighted to present Unleashing Private Capital for Global Health Innovation - Innovator and Investor Support Opportunities, a report outlining the need for catalyzing private capital for global health innovations and several transformative partnerships that could help us meet…

Artificial Intelligence in Global Health: Defining a Collective Path Forward
Apr 17, 2019 · File

Artificial Intelligence in Global Health: Defining a Collective Path Forward

This paper is intended to fill a key gap by identifying both barriers to artificial intelligence (AI) deployment at scale in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) and what actions can best accelerate the appropriate use of AI to improve health…

Women and Tourism: Designing for Inclusion
Mar 08, 2019 · File

Women and Tourism: Designing for Inclusion

This preparatory World Bank paper on tourism and gender explains the rationale for integrating a gender lens into tourism development projects. It also includes a set of resources designed to help development professionals and project managers get started and find…

Advancing Gender in the Environment: Gender in Fisheries—A Sea of Opportunities
Mar 08, 2019 · File

Advancing Gender in the Environment: Gender in Fisheries—A Sea of Opportunities

Produced by USAID’s Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GenDev), USAID’s Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB), and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the guide provides an overview of the unique roles and contributions women make…

USAID Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report
Feb 18, 2019 · File

USAID Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report

USAID Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs, Fiscal Year 2017 annual report.

Democracy, Human Rights and Governance and Biodiversity Conservation Linkages
Feb 08, 2019 · File

Democracy, Human Rights and Governance and Biodiversity Conservation Linkages

This document provides examples of how and where USAID has advanced democracy, rights, and governance (DRG) objectives—such as participation, inclusion, transparency, and accountability. USAID's approaches include promoting co-management approaches; tackling environmental crime and wildlife trafficking; strengthening the legal and judicial…

Biodiversity Integration in Practice: A Case Study of USAID in Mozambique
Oct 03, 2018 · File

Biodiversity Integration in Practice: A Case Study of USAID in Mozambique

This case study illustrates the approach and process used by USAID’s Mozambique mission to integrate its biodiversity, education, food security and nutrition, and health sectors through the Integrated Gorongosa and Buffer Zone (IGBZ) project. Using an integrated approach in the…

Wildlife TRAPS: Revised Monitoring Framework and  Midterm Performance Assessment
Sep 27, 2018 · File

Wildlife TRAPS: Revised Monitoring Framework and Midterm Performance Assessment

Wildlife Trafficking Response, Assessment, and Priority Setting (Wildlife TRAPS) was launched in 2013 and is implemented by TRAFFIC, IUCN’s strategic partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Wildlife TRAPS seeks to increase recognition by authorities and multi-sectoral stakeholders that wildlife trafficking…

Integrating Food Security and Wild Caught Fisheries Management in USAID Programming
Sep 25, 2018 · File

Integrating Food Security and Wild Caught Fisheries Management in USAID Programming

Integrating Food Security and Wild Caught Fisheries Management in USAID Programming is an illustrative case example that demonstrates how two adaptive management programming tools—situation models and results chains—can help USAID staff and its partners to better design and implement activities…

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