Forum to share learning of OS in Laos

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…

Theory of change: study of successful use in Laos

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…

Survey to update OS

Please take 5 minutes of your time to fill out this very short survey to give your input on what key topics you would like to see addressed in version 4.0 of the Open Standards. A group of CMP and…

Powerful study results

For folks looking to make big differences in their organizations and the planet, Annette Stewart’s Fulbright scholarship results are required reading. In Annette’s Toolkit, she lays out how the Open Standards can prime organizations to access the serious financial resources…

Version 3 of the Open Standards now in Spanish

Thanks go to Armando Valdés-Velásquez and Arianna Basto-Eyzaguirre for translating the Version 3 update of the Open Standards to Spanish. Thanks also to CMP for funding this work. This translation can be downloaded here.

2018 Global Adaptive Management Case Study Competition

Help others learn from your conservation work and improve their conservation efforts! And earn a travel award while you are at it! This competition seeks to collect and share cases studies to promote cross-organizational, cross-project, and cross-coach/practitioner learning about adaptive management…