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.
Because conventional markets value only certain goods or services in the oceans(e.g., fish), other services prodvideded by coastal and marine ecosystems that l tend to become degraded. In fact, the very capacity of an ecosystem to produce a valued good is often reduced because markets are valuing only the good, not the productive capacity.
Happy New Year! As 2013 gets underway we have one more retrospective on the year past. 2012 saw water issues crop up repeatedly. Droughts, flooding, and storms brought the extremes of water availability into focus, and the dependency of agriculture on the resource made it a key sector. Several case studies from landscapes worldwide highlighted these issues.
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
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.
November 21st is World Fisheries Day, an observance celebrated every year by fishing communities across the globe. CI’s Keith Lawrence recently met with residents of one Ecuadorian fishing community, where he saw firsthand the positive impact that broad conservation efforts are having on local livelihoods.