Evidence-Based Conservation: Journal Paper

This excellent journal paper seeks to integrate evidence-based conservation with the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation and is freely available online here from the new SCB journal Conservation Science and Practice. Being a journal paper rather than user…

PRISM: Toolkit for Evaluating Outcomes and Impacts

This toolkit focuses on improving the quality of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of projects when planning to evaluate outcomes and impacts. Whilst its stated focus is on small and medium sized projects, it could equally be applied to large projects.…

Defining Outcomes and Indicators (USAID 2016)

Description: This how-to guide on defining outcomes and indicators for monitoring, evaluation, and learning uses the results chains developed in the USAID results chain guide. It provides help identifying key results for developing outcome statements and indicators. It is part…

Basic Open Standards Presentations (CCNet 2012)

Description: These presentations are a “harmonized” set of presentations for Steps 1 and 2 of the Open Standards developed by staff from Foundations of Success, The Nature Conservancy, and WWF.  The complete set is in English, some with French translation.…

Project Management for Wildlife Conservation (WildTeam 2016)

Description This is a comprehensive, step-by-step manual for project management. It is accompanied by associated tools and support templates to implement each step of each process, which can be accessed here. It was developed by WildTeam, a Bangladeshi not for…

Open Standards for Nature Conservation (Paix 2015)

Description: This booklet was produced to facilitate the use of Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation (OS) in the preparation of the 6th Regional Nature Reserve Management Plan for Tour du Valat. It was designed to help the (French-speaking)…