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Convocatoria: Investigación sobre aspectos clave para la conservación en la Amazonía Andina

Fecha límite: 06 Junio 2014

La Unidad de Apoyo de ICAA seleccionará entre cuatro y seis propuestas de investigación aplicada con el objetivo de incrementar el conocimiento y comprensión de aspectos clave sobre biodiversidad, aspectos socio-económicos de conservación, e inversiones en infraestructura en la Amazonía Andina.

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Biocultural Conservation of the Amazon Rainforest: Preventing Deforestation in the Karib and Mondé-Kawahiba Ethnoenvironmental Corridors

The aim of the Biocultural Conservation of the Amazon Rainforest Project is to contribute to the prevention of deforestation and livelihood improvements in populations living in the ethnoenvironmental corridors of Karib and Mondé-kawahiba in the Amazon region of Brazil. These ethnoenvironmental corridors are formed of Conservation Units and Indigenous Lands situated in the states of Amazonas, Rondônia, Mato Grosso, Pará, Amapá and Roraima. Together these corridors contain approximately 46 million hectares of protected areas, representing 20% of the Brazilian Amazon.

Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación de la Naturaleza - México 2014

32 profesionales del sector público, privado y académico de Conservación y Ciencias de México y del Sistema Arrecifal Mesoamericano, participaron del curso Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación de la Naturaleza realizado por primera vez en México. El curso de 2 semanas, se llevó a cabo en el Posgrado de Ciencias Biológicas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Gracias a nuestros socios mexicanos (UNAM, COBI, EDF, FMCN, GIZ y TNC) quienes hicieron posible esta realización con mucho éxito.

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Webinar with Duke University draws diverse crowd

As part of our expanding Conservation Economics Initiative, CSF held our first webinar last month in collaboration with the Marine Ecosystem Services Partnership (MESP) at Duke University. Brian Murray, Director for Economic Analysis from the Duke Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, discussed carbon sequestration benefits in terrestrial and marine ecosystems.

Training Partner Network launched in Mexico and Bhutan

CSF is launching its Training Partner Network as part of our Conservation Economics Initiative to bring economics training to more conservation professionals around the world.  This effort is made possible thanks to a grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

One of the cornerstones of the Initiative is a network of CSF Training Partner organizations offering conservation economics training in parts of the world where we do not have our own training teams.  The Network will be supported by CSF and by our academic partners throughout the globe.

CSF awarded $100,000 from Handsel Foundation for work in Africa

CSF was recently awarded $100,000 to expand our trainings, analyses, collaborative field work in Africa, thanks to the generosity of the Handsel Foundation.

Leopards, Tigers and Bears - A Work in Progress

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There’s one park in the Kingdom of Bhutan where the ranges of the Royal Bengal Tiger, the snow leopard and Himalayan black bear overlap and where communities have lived in harmony with nature for hundreds of years. A trekker’s paradise, Jigme Dorji National Park is also known for it’s astounding biodiversity, breathtaking alpine meadows and majestic snow-capped mountains. But, until recently, it was missing one thing: proper campsites.

Bringing CSF’s Conservation Economic Tools Training to Development Banks

Last month, we had the opportunity to bring CSF’s economic analysis training to a new audience – the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington D.C.  The IDB approves over $11 billion dollars in loans each year, and is a major force in shaping the face of development in Latin America.  We delivered two training workshops for transport and water sector specialists from various country offices, and a shorter session for IDB Economists based in D.C.

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