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Economics for Environmental Leadership

Conservation Strategy Fund gives conservation professionals economic knowledge and skills that are key for success in protecting the environment. Our unique Economics for Environmental Leadership capacity building program focuses on conservation economics, drawing on the fields of environmental economics, natural resource economics, agricultural economics, development economics and behavioral economics to advance conservation goals in practical, strategic ways. This approach is crucial at a time when global-scale environmental changes are being driven by a diversity of economic factors, and when conservation leaders are striving to harness opportunities to reward the preservation of ecosystem services.

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Outils Économiques pour la Conservation et la Planification d’Infrastructures dans le Rift Albertin

Conservation Strategy Fund accepte dès à présent les demandes d'inscription pour le cours d’Outils Économiques pour la Conservation et la Planification d’Infrastructures dans le Rift Albertin, du 17 au 28 juin 2013 en RDC. Ce cours est offert en partenariat avec L'École Régionale post-universitaire d'Aménagement et de gestion Intégrés des Forêts et territoires Tropicaux (ERAIFT) et est rendu possible grâce aux soutiens de l´USAID (United States Agency for International Development), Wildlife Conservation Network, et l´Handsel Foundation.

Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación en la Amazonía Andina, con énfasis en Pagos por Servicios Ambientales (PSA) - Colombia 2013

El curso Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación en la Amazonía Andina, con énfasis en Pagos por Servicios Ambientales - PSA tuvo por objetivo enseñar y promover el análisis objetivo y estratégico que integre la conservación y el manejo de recursos naturales con las actividades económicas. El curso contó con 27 participantes trabajando en temas de conservación y desarrollo en los países andino amazónicos: Colombia, Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia.

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Economic Tools for Conservation - 2012 International Course

"Taking this course was amazing because now I can link the ecological part of my work with the economic tools in order to provide or make stronger the public policy, no? In order to prove that preserving the prairie dogs is not just to preserve the nature but it’s also to preserve the productivity that is going to help the people in the region." -- Eduardo Ponce Guevara, CSF 2012 International Course participant

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Ferramentas Econômicas para a Conservação e Planejamento de Infraestrutura na Amazônia - Formulário de Inscrição

Com o apoio da Agência dos Estados Unidos para o Desenvolvimento Internacional (United States Agency for International Development) e da Fundação Gordon and Betty Moore, a Conservação Estratégica realizou  o curso de Ferramentas Econômicas para a Conservação e Planejamento de Infraestrutura na Região Amazônica, no período de 13 a 24 de agosto de 2012, no Hotel Mestre D’Armas, próximo a Brasília.  Durante essas duas semanas, os participantes aprenderam a usar a economia de forma mais estratégica para planejar e alcançar sucesso em seus esforços de desenvolvimento relacionados à infraestrutura e meio ambiente.

Elephants in the Albertine Rift

Economic Tools for Conservation and Infrastructure Planning in the Albertine Rift

Conservation Strategy Fund held a course in Economic Tools for Conservation and Infrastructure Planning in the Albertine Rift, from June 11-22, 2012 in Uganda. This course was offered in partnership with the Ugandan National Environmental Management Agency (NEMA) and was made possible through the support of the United States Agency for International Development, the Wildlife Conservation Network, and the Handsel Foundation. We invited applications from people who work in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación en la Amazonía Andina - Perú 2012

Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación en la Amazonía Andina, con énfasis en Evaluación y Análisis Integral de Proyectos de Infraestructura fue ofrecido por Conservación Estratégica - CSF y la Unidad de Apoyo de ICAA en el marco de la Iniciativa para la Conservación en la Amazonía Andina – ICAA II, un programa regional de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional - USAID. Contó con 25 participantes trabajando por la conservación de la región.

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Economic Tools for Conservation in Micronesia

Conservation Strategy Fund's Economic Tools for Conservation training course was offered March 12-13, 2012 in Pohnpei, Micronesia in partnership the Micronesian Conservation Trust (MCT). The course was offered thanks to a grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

The course was CSF's first in the Western Pacific region.

The training supported conservation of marine and forest resources in Micronesia by equipping conservation practitioners, natural resource managers and community leaders with the principles and tools of conservation economics.

REDD Economics Course

CSF partnered with the World Bank, GIZ (the German cooperation agency) and CEPAL (a UN economics agency for Latin America) to offer a course on REDD economics in Panama, focused on opportunity cost analysis. Over 25 participants from Latin American countries attended, representing conservation NGOs and governments. All are involved in on-the-ground REDD programs and projects. Exposure to opportunity cost analysis will allow them to enrich their actions through a better understanding of how economic factors influence land-owners decisions over deforestation actions. This improved understanding will be key for designing better REDD initiatives.

 

Economic Tools for Conservation - 2011 International Course

Conservation Strategy Fund successfully completed its 13th annual training course Economic Tools for Conservation, August 15-26, 2011 at Stanford University. This course was offered in partnership with the Center for Conservation Biology and the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford.

Over the last decade, this course has become recognized as the premier applied economics training event for conservation professionals from around the world.

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Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación en los Andes Tropicales

Este curso ofrece principios y técnicas para analizar de manera integral los aspectos económicos y ambientales de conservación en proyectos e iniciativas de desarrollo. El objetivo del curso es enseñar y promover un nivel de análisis objetivo y estratégico que facilite la armonización de la conservación y el manejo de recursos naturales con las actividades económicas. Este curso pone énfasis en temas de economía ambiental, manejo de recursos naturales y en el análisis de alternativas de conservación y desarrollo.

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