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Nov 17 – ASL Webinar: Valuing Nature Conservation – Quantifying the benefits of protecting the planet's natural capital

Nov 2020  Much of the global economy depends on natural capital. Acting as the planet's balance sheet, natural capital provides critical services and resilience. It supports water cycles and soil formation while protecting our communities from major storms, floods, fires, and desertification. By absorbing CO2, it limits the pace of climate change. This webinar will focus on the results of the latest McKinsey and Company report "Valuing Nature Conservation: A methodology for quantifying the benefits of protecting the planet's natural capital".
Learn more  |  Download the presentation  |  Watch the recording

 

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Starting Nov 16 – Virtual Knowledge Exchange:
Greentech – Mainstreaming Technologies in Green, Blue, and Clean Operations

Nov 2020  Effectively addressing environmental challenges relating to pollution and sustainable natural resource management under a changing climate is central for sustainable development. This learning opportunity by the Bank’s Open Learning Campus (OLC) and the Environment, Natural Resources & Blue Economy Global Practice includes live sessions as well as self-paced learning elements. Learn more

 

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Watch the new ASL Video – Promoting sustainable land and water use in the Amazon

Oct 2020  The Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program (ASL) is expanding and will cover seven countries: Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana and Suriname.
Watch the video  English  |  Español  |  Português

 

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Webinar Oct 30: Forests, jungles, and gender – Roles of women in its management and handling

Oct 2020  What are the greatest challenges that women especially have, in the field of forestry policies, plans and projects and in forest management in Colombia? A space for reflection on the effective participation of women and their incidence in decision-making processes, in the management and handling of forests and jungles. The webinar will be in Spanish. Read more

 

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Participate in the C4D Feedback Survey

Oct 2020  Please help us improve our knowledge platform Collaboration for Development and share your thoughts in the C4D Feedback Survey. It only takes about 5 minutes ... Participate now

 

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Oct 13: Webinar – Allies for Conservation

Oct 2020  PROFONAPE in collaboration with SERNANP and the Global Environmental Facility invites to a webinar on: Allies for Conservation – Role of organizations and communities and their contributions to the conservation of protected areas and conserves. The webinar will be in Spanish on Facebook Live. Learn more

 

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Oct 13: Webinar – The Indigenous Territorial Governance Training Program

Oct 2020  WWF and Forest Trends invite you to a webinar on the progress and lessons from the Indigenous Territorial Governance Training Program (PFGTI), which has been developed for several years in alliance with numerous indigenous, academic, Forest Trends and WWF organizations in communities and territories of Brazil. (Rondonia), Colombia (Putumayo), Ecuador (Pastaza and Napo) and Peru (Ucayali, Central Selva and Loreto). The webinar will be in Spanish. Read more and register

 

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Webinar Oct 7: Governance in times of pandemic

Oct 2020  The ASL program in collaboration with PID Amazonía invites to a session on the contributions of the ASL program to the situation of indigenous peoples, peasant communities, local producers and managers of protected areas of the Amazon in the context of the pandemic generated by COVID-19, from the different experiences of the projects in Brazil, Colombia and Peru. The webinar will be in Spanish with Portuguese interpretation. Read more

 

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Oct 6–8, 2020: Sustainable Finance for Conservation – First REDLAC & Café Virtual Congress

Sep 2020  RedLAC and CAFÉ are regional networks that group 43 environmental funds from 30 countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa, as well as 3 regional funds. Register to engage with a global community of conservation finance practitioners, including environmental funds, donors, impact investors, NGOs, the private sector, and government authorities. Read more

 

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Aug 27: Forever Costa Rica Association – 10 Years Sowing the Seeds for the Future of Conservation

Aug 2020  Forever Costa Rica Association (FCRA) is celebrating its 10th anniversary. This is a very special celebration and an opportunity to account for all of the impact and successes they have reaped over the years. The webinar creates a space where the donors of FCRA can be acknowledged and discussed how their continuous support has been instrumental in improving and scaling the organization.
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Survey on COVID-19, Indigenous peoples, communities and their territories, lands & waters

Aug 2020  The Université de Lausanne, faculty of geosciences and environnement, together with the ICCA Consortium is conducting a survey on community impacts of and responses to COVID-19. It aims at communities and organizations that work with them. The survey is open through Aug 30.
Read more  English  |  Français  |  Español

 

Opportunity: Five PhD Graduate Student positions on the social-ecological dynamics of fisheries in Amazonia

Aug 2020  Five qualified and motivated candidates are sought to complete PhD studies at Virginia Tech and Indiana University in an interdisciplinary project on the coupled social-ecological dynamics of freshwater fisheries. Funded by NSF, the project is led by four main faculty who will coordinate different aspects of the project. Learn more  English  |  Português

 

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Free online training starts Aug 19 – Enroll now
Trading for Development in the Age of Global Value Chains

Aug 2020  Global value chains (GVCs) powered the surge of international trade after 1990 and now account for almost half of all trade. This shift enabled an unprecedented economic convergence, wherein poor countries grew rapidly and began to catch up with richer countries. Poverty fell sharply. Learn from economists across the World Bank Group, who discuss how GVC impact a range of development issues. Learn more and register

 

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New documents in the ASL Knowledge Repository:
GEF – Delivering Tranformational Change and others

Aug 2020  Learn more about the five guiding principles of the GEF 2020 Strategy and get to know projects and programs behind each of the principles. This and other documents have just been added to the ASL Knowledge Repository.  Download the GEF 2020 Strategy  |  Explore the latest documents

 

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Webinar July 23: Wildlife Insights – A new platform to conserve and monitor wildlife in the tropics

Jul 2020  The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and is home to one in ten known species in the world. To help secure biodiversity, we need reliable and up-to-date information to understand the status and trends of wildlife species and prevent major threats. Watch the recording to learn about Wildlife Insights, an innovative technology platform solution build to speed up the processing, identification and analysis of camera trap data to enable data-driven wildlife conservation actions.
Read more  |  Download the presentation  |  Watch the recording  |  See all ASL webinars

 

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The Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program (ASL) is an initiative funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to protect globally significant biodiversity and implement policies to foster sustainable land use and restoration of native vegetation cover.

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