Team MonitoringMaking Conservation Efforts More Efficient and Effective

The Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation help teams be systematic about planning, implementing, and monitoring their conservation initiatives so they can learn what works, what does not work, and why — and ultimately adapt and improve their efforts.

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Winners of Open Standards Case Study Competition
January 16, 2017 — Ten excellent entries were received and narrowed down by the judges to five case studies, which were then voted on via crowd sourcing. Congratulations go to case study competition winner, Twenty years and counting: adaptive management of Chimpanzee habitat in…Read More

Vote for Case Studies! Learn from Your Colleagues!
November 30, 2016 — Our judges have narrowed down 5 cases that best meet the criteria outlined in the Open Standards Case Study Competition. Now, we need your help to select the top 3. This is a great opportunity for you to learn from others…Read More

New USAID Biodiversity Programming How-To Guides
October 8, 2016 — The USAID E3/Forestry and Biodiversity Office has released three USAID Biodiversity Programming How-To Guides: 1) Developing Situation Models; 2) Using Results Chains to Depict Theories of Change; and 3) Defining Outcomes and Indicators for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning. These How-To Guides provide in-depth…Read More