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Mesoamerican Reef Leadership Course in Honduras

CSF Mesoamerican Reef Leadership Program Fellows Honduras MAR

MAR-L Fellows with course organizers and instructors. Photo credit: FMCN

Marañón: The social and environmental costs of five hydroelectric projects

Marañon river Amazon basin Peru hydroelectric project

Fisherman on the Marañon river. Photo credit: Jose Carlos Rubio

The Marañón River contributes about ten percent of the total water discharged by the Amazon river into the Atlantic Ocean, and transports approximately forty percent of all sediments carried in the Peruvian part of the Amazon watershed. Along with the Ucayali and Madre de Dios rivers, it is one of the main tributaries of the Amazon basin in Peru.

Announcing the 2017 Indonesia Marine Fellows

CSF Marine Fellowship Program Indonesia

MFP Finalists at the January Workshop in Bogor. Photo credit: Adil Firdaus

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Indonesia Marine Fellows! Congratulations to the six selected candidates:

Reny Puspasari
Climate Variability Impact To Sardine Fisheries In Bali Strait and Its Economic Consequences

Widhya Nugroho Satrioadjie
Investment in obtaining information of unreported catch and FADs: preparation/compliance on traceability fisheries system

Akhmad Solihin

In search of Indonesia's emerging fisheries and marine economists: CSF & FPIK-IPB Marine Fellowship Program

CSF Marine Fellowship Program Indonesia

Photo credit: Jason Lai

The Marine Fellowship Program (MFP), a collaboration between Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) and the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences at Bogor Agricultural University (FPIK-IPB), will support six talented analysts in the field of fisheries and marine economics. The selected fellows will start their research in February 2017.

Marine Fellowship Finalists Announced

CSF Marine Fellowship Program

 

CSF Indonesia would like to thank all the applicants to the Marine Fellowship Program (MFP). We received many excellent applications, and are proud to announce the 18 finalists whose project titles are listed below:

CSF's Participation in the Brazil Nut Value Chain Strengthening project in the Amazon

CSF cadeias de valor sociobiodiversidade AmazôniaCSF's Fernanda Alvarenga doing a presentation during one of the value chains workshops.

CSF Alumni attend COP 13 in Mexico

COP 13 Cancun Mexico 2016 CSF Alumni

Ferdinand Mwapopi and Elisa López at the COP-13 in Cancún, Mexico. Photo credit: Elisa López

Choice Experiment Application and Presentation of Results to support the design of the Federal District Forest Compensation Law - Brazil

CSF participated in a meeting held on October 27th, 2016, at the Federal District Urban Development Agency (Terracap) in Brasília. The meeting’s goal was to contextualize and carry out the facilitation process and data collection with members of the Aliança Cerrado, to be used to support the design of the new Forest Compensation Law of the Federal District.
This meeting was conducted by Pedro Gasparinetti, CSF consultant, and opened by Raul do Valle, from the Environmental Department of the Federal District (SEMA-DF).

Colombia Launches New Bird Tourism Strategy, With a Little Help From CSF!

Colombia has the greatest bird diversity in the world

Local media in Colombia covered an analysis carried out by CSF on the economic potential of international birding tourism to Colombia. This study, conducted with the National Audubon Society and the University of The Andes has played an important role in both convincing Colombia’s government to launch its bird tourism strategy, and suggesting that protection of important bird areas and local capacity building be part of the approach.