Abstract Deadline – Just 4 Weeks Away
Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation . . . Though the title is dry, the course itself will be rich with discussion, thought provoking, and stimulating for personal growth and professional development. At first glance, this course may seem adequate for program directors, office administrators, state and federal evaluators, and anyone else with a brief case or clip board.
Restoration Coordinator, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
DURATION: Full-Time Temporary position
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 4, 2013, or until position is filled.
EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: Appox. February 11 to November 25, 2013
For the last fifteen years, I’ve worked as a volunteer – a citizen anthropologist – in the collaborative conservation movement sweeping across the American West. I co-founded the Arizona Common Ground Roundtable in 1997. For the next five years, we (the Roundtable) sponsored forums across the state to bring ranchers, environmentalists, and sportsmen together to talk about the future of Arizona’s wide-open spaces.
The workshop included teams of two from Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, and Peru.
The ‘CCB Standards for Smallholders Initiative’ aims to enhance the Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards framework that smallholder- and community-led projects can use to demonstrate their institutional, governance and multiple benefit quality to prospective investors and offset buyers, as well as to develop guidance for projects and to promote the special qualities of these projects to potential donors, investors and offset buye
Exploring the role of forests for mitigation, adaptation, and livelihoods can identify potential synergies and trade-offs.These case studies are based on local experiences in Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam in an attempt to explore how community forestry may contribute to adaptation and mitigation goals.
Afro-Colombian Community Becomes First to Receive VCS Credits for Forest Conservation on Collective Lands. Innovative joint venture between Anthrotect and Afro-descendant communities in northwest Colombia demonstrates the power of direct carbon finance to transform lives, protect wildlife, and preserve vital ecosystems.
The creation of a sustainable future will require the development of conservation practitioners with a strong foundation in science, leadership, and management. In addition, these practitioners will need to engage in cross-disciplinary problem solving, to understand cross-cultural and cross-boundary issues, and to be comfortable operating adaptively in an environment of increasing complexity and uncertainty.
A new animated film about REDD was launched yesterday at the annual meeting of the Forest Movement Europe in Portugal.