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The document library includes a wide array of outputs from projects (reports, presentations, case studies, terms of reference) as well as other content of interest to GEF International waters. Project managers and GEF International Waters staff are invited to give their feedback or submit case studies, ToRs, or other documentation to be included in the document library (info@iwlearn.org)

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19 Sep 2018 by eve - other - English Participatory Analysis for Community Action (PACA) Training Manual (2007)
In 1974, the Peace Corps Act of 1961 was amended to include the Percy Amendment which states: “In recognition of the fact that women in developing countries play a significant role in the economic production, family support, and overall developmen...
19 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Facilitating Participatory Natural Resource Management: A Toolkit for Caribbean Managers (2011)
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19 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Stakeholder Mapping Guide For Conservation International Country Programs & Partners (2014)
Stakeholder analysis is a process of systematically listing and analyzing information to determine which groups have an interest in a project, which groups are typically included or excluded, whether each group is relevant to include, whether the ...
19 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Getting to yes: Negotiating agreement without giving in (2011)
This is a book about negotiation. It is based on extensive research observing good negotiations, both formally and informally. It can be applied to everyday interactions as well as formal negotiating opportunities. The authors relate four principl...
19 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Conflict Resolution Skills Managing and Resolving Conflict in a Positive Way
Conflict is a normal, and even healthy, part of relationships. After all, two people can’t be expected to agree on everything at all times. Since relationship conflicts are inevitable, learning to deal with them in a healthy way is crucial. When c...
19 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Conservation Measures Partnership - Step 1.3 Targets and Target Viability (2009)
Resources for Implementing the WWF Project & Programme Standards.
19 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English NOAA Stakeholder Engagement Strategies for Participatory Mapping
Some of the most challenging decisions in coastal management stem from the relationship between people and the environment. NOAA provides technical assistance to coastal management professionals addressing complex human-based problems. This public...
19 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation Principles, Action Steps, Challenges (2000)
Participation is a process through which stakeholders including the poor and marginalized influence and share control over development initiatives and the resources and decisions that affect them.
19 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Programme Manager’s Planning Monitoring & Evaluation Toolkit (2004)
The toolkit is a supplement to the UNFPA programming guidelines. It provides guidance and options for UNFPA Country Office staff to improve planning, monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) activities in the context of results based programme management....
19 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Navigating in Rough Seas: Public Issues and Conflict Management. Training manual (2003)
Strong team-building skills and collaborative problem solving are important competencies for successful MPA management. MPA staff members who work with participatory community-based processes will need to apply facilitation skills to build teams a...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English WWF Principles for a Sustainable BLUE ECONOMY
During the past few years, the term “Blue Economy” or “Blue Growth” has surged into common policy usage, all over the world. For some, Blue Economy means the use of the sea and its resources for sustainable economic development. For others, it sim...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English The Potential of the Blue Economy: Increasing Long-term Benefits of the Sustainable Use of Marine Resources for Small Island Developing States and Coastal Least Developed Countries (2017)
This report was drafted by a working group of United Nations entities, the World Bank, and other stakeholders to suggest a common understanding of the blue economy; to highlight the importance of such an approach, particularly for small island dev...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Who are the stakeholders in environmental risk decisions: How should they be involved (2000)
"In the United States, as in other countries, public participation in environmental policy decisions has come a long way. In its infancy, it was limited to public hearings concerning decisions that were, for all practical purposes, "done deals." ...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Designing marine protected area networks to achieve fisheries, biodiversity, and climate change objectives in tropical ecosystems: A practitioner guide (2013)
Overfishing, degradation and loss of key habitats due to local and global threats are undermining food security, livelihoods and long term sustainability of tropical marine ecosystems. If well designed, marine protected areas (MPAs) can reduce loc...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA): A toolkit for NBSAP coordinators (2006)
At the sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity the Programme of Work on article 13 Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) was adopted. One of the elements of the work program was to pr...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English The precautionary principle in environmental science (2001)
Environmental scientists play a key role in society’s responses to environmental problems, and many of the studies they perform are intended ultimately to affect policy. The precautionary principle, proposed as a new guideline in environmental de...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Large-Scale Marine Protected Areas: Guidelines for design and management (2017)
Large-scale marine protected areas: an indispensable tool for healthy oceans The Earth’s oceans continue to face significant, pervasive threats such as overfishing, habitat destruction and pollution. In addition, climate change, inclusive of sea t...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Nesting, subsidiarity, and community-based environmental governance beyond the local scale (2007)
Community-based approaches to environmental management have become widely adopted over the last two decades. From their origins in grassroots frustrations with governmental inabilities to solve local environmental problems, these approaches are no...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Ecosystem Management: Adaptive, Community-Based Conservation (2002)
Human activity over the past several hundred years has left a significant and growing footprint on planet Earth. In no period of human history has our species had a greater impact on the biophysical world. Ozone holes at the poles and microcontami...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Stakeholder Participation: A Synthesis of Current Literature (2004)
Stakeholder involvement in marine protected area (MPA) development and management is a topic of growing interest (National Research Council 2001; Kelleher 1999; Salm, Clark, and Siirila 2000; Wells and White 1995). An important lesson learned from...

 

 

 

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