Posts under category: Communities


New global biodiversity goals

New global biodiversity goals must take these key lessons into account. A framework to help countries develop national strategies for the conservation and sustainable use of their natural resources is nearing completion. The so-called ‘post-2020’ global biodiversity framework will provide goals and targets to stem and reverse the decline in nature […]


Shared earth, shared ocean

In ‘shared spaces’, such as agricultural, fishing, and pastoralist systems, a new paradigm is needed for conservation action that is both nature-positive and people-centered. A shared earth and ocean approach linking biodiversity and people – for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework


Participatory Community Based Monitoring and Evaluation

Participatory Community Based Monitoring and Evaluation The livelihoods and well-being of coastal communities in the WIO largely depend on the integrity of their marine resources. The communities have therefore been perceived to have a great potential to become better stewards if empowered with the appropriate resources (knowledge, skills, tools, funding […]