How Can We Address Mismatches in Conservation Research and Practice?

  April 7, 2021     


This blog, coauthored by Natalie Dubois and Rebecca Jarvis, originally appeared on... Read more » Continue Reading

Environmental Incentives Joins Banyan Global on USAID’s EVAL-ME II IDIQ

  February 5, 2021

Photo by Tanya Martineau, Prospect Arts, Food for the Hungry, for USAID.... Read more » Continue Reading

New Paper Highlights Lessons Learned from Locally Managed Marine Area in Madagascar

  November 2, 2020

Traditional fishermen on Madagascar's west coast near Andavadoaka. Photo by Shawn Peabody... Read more » Continue Reading

Environmental Incentives Awarded USAID’s Program Cycle Mechanism

  August 5, 2020

Photo: Morgana Wingard, USAID Environmental Incentives (EI) has been awarded the Program Cycle Mechanism (PCM) by the... Read more » Continue Reading

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USAID Program Cycle Mechanism

  August 4, 2020

PCM supports the efforts of USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning (PPL) to cohesively implement the Program Cycle and encourage adaptive management across the Agency and its programs.

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New Paper Looks at How Practitioners Can Strengthen Decision-Making in Conservation Practice

  December 5, 2019

Environmental Incentives Senior Research Specialist Natalie Dubois co-authored a paper published today in the... Read more » Continue Reading

What are collective action approaches anyway?

  November 20, 2019     


By Laura R. Brunson (Millennium Water Alliance), Shawn Peabody (Environmental Incentives), Daniel... Read more » Continue Reading

USAID HA ADJUDICADO A ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVES EL CONTRATO DE SERVICIOS DE APOYO AL MEDIO AMBIENTE PARA AMÉRICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE

  November 5, 2019

Environmental Incentives (EI) ha ganado el “Contrato de Servicios de Apoyo al... Read more » Continue Reading

Environmental Incentives Awarded USAID’s Latin America and the Caribbean Environment Support Services Contract

  

Environmental Incentives (EI) has been awarded the USAID Bureau for Latin America... Read more » Continue Reading

5 Minutes with Kelsey Schueler

  July 31, 2019

We sat down for five minutes with Kelsey Schueler, a Senior Associate... Read more » Continue Reading

USAID Recognized for Evidence Excellence

  February 4, 2019     


We are thrilled to learn that the United States Agency for International... Read more » Continue Reading

USAID Measuring Impact II

  November 13, 2018

Measuring Impact II (MI2) will support USAID thought leaders, mission staff, and Washington bureaus to apply evidence-based adaptive management across USAID’s $265 million annual biodiversity portfolio.

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Measuring Impact Final Report

  November 8, 2018

The Measuring Impact (MI) Final Report highlights six years of designing and… Read more »

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Getting Women in the Room: Lessons in Gender and WASH

  October 30, 2018     


What does it mean for a project to be “sustainable”? Most fundamentally,... Read more » Continue Reading

Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Supporting & Improving Adaptive Management in Mozambique

  October 11, 2018     


What does it really mean to collaborate, learn, and adapt? How can... Read more » Continue Reading

Environmental Incentives Awarded USAID Measuring Impact II

  September 13, 2018

Photo by Jason Houston for USAID Environmental Incentives has been awarded the... Read more » Continue Reading

Lessons from 6 Years of Learning & Adapting with USAID

  August 20, 2018     


Change management. Increased effectiveness. Continuous Learning. These are the themes that animate... Read more » Continue Reading

Without Evidence, Conservation is a Guessing Game

  July 10, 2018     


We make decisions every day. We like to think that we use... Read more » Continue Reading

Evidence in Action, Unit 4: Building the Evidence Base

  June 6, 2018

Evidence in Action, Unit 4: Building the Evidence Base highlights ways in… Read more »

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Evidence in Action, Unit 3: Generating Evidence

  

Evidence in Action Unit 3: Generating Evidence identifies Program Cycle processes that… Read more »

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Evidence in Action, Unit 2: Using Evidence

  

Evidence in Action, Unit 2:Using Evidence focuses on the critical review and… Read more »

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Evidence in Action, Unit 1: Understanding an Evidence-Based Approach

  

Evidence in Action-Unit 1: Using an Evidence-Based Approach provides an introduction to… Read more »

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Sitka Technology Group Partner Spotlight

  March 5, 2018

Sitka Technology Group is a leading software development provider with decades of… Read more »

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Nevada Conservation Credit System Improvement Recommendations Report

  December 22, 2017

Key to the long-term success of a conservation program is the adoption of well-supported improvements to the program. Improvements can ensure policies, procedures, and tools continue to support the program’s goals and objectives. The Nevada Conservation Credit System undergoes an annual process to evaluate successes and potential improvements. This report synthesizes the recommended improvements, along with the achievement and challenges of the program, and was adopted by the Sagebrush Ecosystem Council in December, 2016.

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Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership Fact Sheet

  November 22, 2017

The Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership (SWS) is a global U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) cooperative agreement with the University of Colorado Boulder (UCB) and a consortium of nine partners. It is aimed at developing, demonstrating, learning about, and sharing evidence on systems change approaches in order to improve the sustainability of WASH services and to demonstrate the ways in which such approaches can be incorporated effectively into future WASH sector activities. As the learning partner, Environmental Incentives supports consortium members to test systems-strengthening actions.

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What Do Declining Elephant Populations & Failed Hand Pumps Have in Common?

  August 28, 2017     


More than you might think. The conservation and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)… Read more »

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How Do You Know Adaptive Management When You See It?

  February 23, 2017     


Environmental policies and programs that lack the ability to demonstrate results are... Read more » Continue Reading

Performance-Driven Conservation Embraced by New Federal Policies

  October 21, 2016

Two draft policies recently released by the US Fish & Wildlife Service,… Read more »

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Environmental Incentives wins USAID Video Contest

  May 20, 2016

On October 1, 2015, the video storyboard entry by Environmental Incentives (EI)… Read more »

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Tahoe – Lake Clarity Crediting Program Version 2.0

  August 26, 2015

The Lake Clarity Crediting Program represents the foundation of Environmental Incentives’ performance… Read more »

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  July 20, 2016

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Liz Lauck

  July 25, 2016

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Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership

  November 30, 2017

The Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership seeks to improve the sustainability of USAID investments in water, sanitation, and hygiene services and share successful systems change approaches that will improve sustainability of the sector overall.

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Brittany Ajroud

  November 29, 2016

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USAID Sharing Environment and Energy Knowledge

  November 30, 2018

Sharing Environment and Energy Knowledge (SEEK) aims to strengthen USAID’s capacity for greater efficiency, learning, and adaptive management.

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Erik Anderson

  July 20, 2016

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Jenny Baca, Ph.D.

  April 30, 2020

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Making Use of the Portfolio: Organizational Learning at USAID

  August 25, 2016

This technical analysis explores previous and ongoing social learning efforts, best practices, challenges, and lessons in USAID as a foundation for improving the implementation and design of the Agency’s forestry and biodiversity programs. This analysis is particularly relevant as USAID begins to develop a Biodiversity Cross-Mission Learning Program under the Measuring Impact project. The findings reported in this document can help inform the overall design and structure of the Learning Program and provide insight into possible challenges and best practices.

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Melissa Bevins

  July 8, 2020

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Gabrielle Boutemy

  December 9, 2020

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Anne Boyle

  March 12, 2021

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Mule Deer Habitat Quantification Tool

  August 20, 2019

We’re working with Colorado Parks and Wildlife to develop a Mule Deer Habitat Quantification Tool that will support mule deer conservation in the state.

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USAID Measuring Impact

  June 27, 2016

Measuring Impact (MI) aims to increase USAID’s capacity to design, monitor, evaluate, and improve the impact of biodiversity conservation and natural resource management programs around the world.

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Megan Chery

  June 18, 2019

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Lake Tahoe TMDL Management System Handbook

  August 24, 2016

Describes the adaptive management system implemented by the Lahontan Water Board and NDEP to guide successful implementation of the Lake Tahoe TMDL Program.

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Nathan Chesterman

  March 18, 2019

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Nevada Conservation Credit System User’s Guide v1.1

  August 24, 2016

The User’s Guide describes the detailed steps necessary to calculate credits and credit obligations for credit and debit sites, respectively, for the Nevada Conservation Credit System.

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Yair Cohenca

  February 15, 2021

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Caroline Cook

  July 25, 2016

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Kathleen Flower, Ph.D.

  September 27, 2017

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Amy Gambrill

  July 25, 2016

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Sara Grange

  November 8, 2019

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Teal Guetschow

  April 4, 2019

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Lexine Hansen

  April 1, 2019

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Shelly Hicks

  July 25, 2016

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Takah Kapikinyu

  March 8, 2021

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Kamweti Mutu

  December 8, 2020

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Linda Nico

  September 9, 2020

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Shawn Peabody

  July 25, 2016

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Emma Perez

  October 8, 2020

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Jessica Reilly

  September 14, 2020

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Anjali Richards

  March 12, 2021

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Katie Riley

  July 20, 2016

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Sydney Samples

  February 15, 2021

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Kelsey Schueler

  November 14, 2017

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Richard Spencer

  July 20, 2020

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Kyla Tripp

  October 9, 2020

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Tjerk van Rooij

  June 24, 2020

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Maria Witz

  September 16, 2020

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Laurel Wolf

  April 30, 2020

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