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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Forum to share learning of OS in Laos
April 22, 2018 — Delegates from government, NGOs, funding bodies and private firms shared their learning about implementing the Opens Standards in six different protected areas in Laos, April 2018. Organized by the five year German-funded project, ‘Integrating Conservation and Biodiversity in Forests’, this…Read More

Vote for 2018 Case Studies! Learn from Your Colleagues!
April 10, 2018 — Voting form here We had some great submissions to the 2018 Open Standards Case Study Competition! Our judges have narrowed down 5 cases that best meet the outlined criteria. Now, we need your help to select the top 3. This…Read More

Theory of change: study of successful use in Laos
March 15, 2018 — A theory of change that direct incentives to villages and others can reduce the threat of wildlife hunting and increase the populations of wildlife was tested over four years in Laos. The study provided evidence that the approach taken was…Read More