Winners of Open Standards Case Study Competition

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…

Vote for Case Studies! Learn from Your Colleagues!

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…

New USAID Biodiversity Programming How-To Guides

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…

CMP-CCNet Case Study Competition

The Conservation Coaches Network (CCNet) and The Conservation Measures Partnership (CMP) are jointly launching a competition for Adaptive Management Case Studies: Are you managing a conservation project? Are you willing to share your lessons learned with your peers around the world?…

Australian CCNET Muster

Adelaide Zoo was the fitting venue for 25 Australian conservation practitioners who met early August to better suit the Open Standards to Natural Resource Management (NRM) planning, share innovations and to be part of the CCNetOz coordination committee. Akin to…

Miradi features on DEVEX

US-based international development forum DEVEX has featured an article in their “data-driven” series on “5 things to know before diving into data-driven decision-making” saying: Get started now and keep it simple. Use data to design programs — not just to…

Version 2.0 of Threats and Actions Classification Available

CMP members have officially approved an updated version of its Threats and Actions Classifications! Published in 2008 in Conservation Biology, the IUCN-CMP Threat and Action Classifications (Version 1.0) have been used to classify tens of thousands of species, projects, and…