This page will share examples of teams applying the Open Standards across the world. We will share successes, challenges, and lessons via these case studies. This is a new section to our website – we appreciate your patience as we work to populate it.

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Full-cycle adaptive management in Australia’s arid rangelands

Boolcoomatta is a conservation reserve that has been managed by Bush Heritage Australia for 10 years, during which time the management plan has cycled through three major adaptations based on analysis of implementation and results. Highly commended in the Case…

20 Years and Counting: Adaptive Management of Chimpanzee Habitats in the Greater Gombe Ecosystem, Tanzania

This case study was winner of the 2016 Adaptive Management Case Study competition as it amply demonstrated the power of the Open Standards in refocusing effort according to evidence, the use of participatory spatial planning and for delivering results on…

Wunambal Gaambera Healthy Country Plan mid-term evaluation

In 2015 a mid-term evaluation of the Wunambal Gaambera Healthy Country Plan noted after only five years, measurable progress on several key strategies of the plan, including “right way fire”, which has carbon reduction, ecological and cultural benefits.  Equally impressive…