Completed Projects

Biodiversity Results and Integrated Development Gains Enhanced (BRIDGE)

USAID’s BRIDGE project builds on lessons learned and impacts generated by many years of USAID initiatives to promote and support efforts to integrate biodiversity conservation with other key development sectors.

Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development (BUILD)

Through an agreement with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) has launched a comprehensive initiative in central Africa, expand CSF’s programs in the Andes-Amazon region, and initiate a limited program in Asia’s Himalayan region.

Community Based Natural Resources (CBNRM) Assessment Working Group

The CBNRM working group project assessed the state of community-based natural resource management.

Economics of Natural Capital in East Africa

USAID's Economics of Natural Capital in East Africa aims to strengthen the East African Community's regional policy dialogue by improving the evidence base on transboundary natural resource management and biodiversity conservation.

Environmental Communication, Learning and Outreach (ECO)

USAID’s Environmental Communication, Learning and Outreach contract was a five-year project to improve learning and communications in the Environmental and Natural Resource Management and Global Climate Change sectors.

Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC)

In the context of United States Government (USG) commitment to support fast-start financing for activities that reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+), Tetra Tech ARD implemented the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) project, a USAID/Washington, DC-based PLACE IQC Task Order to supply technical services on forest carbon to USAID/Washington, as well as bilateral and regional missions, particularly in the Andean Amazon.

Global Conservation Program (GCP)

The Global Conservation Program (GCP) was a partnership between USAID and six leading nongovernmental organizations that aimed to conserve globally significant areas of biodiversity through site-based activities and policy programs around the world.

Global Sustainable Tourism Alliance GSTA

The Global Sustainable Tourism Alliance (GSTA) is a partnership of leading organizations in the sustainable tourism field working together with USAID Missions to apply a holistic and market-driven approach to sustainable tourism development.

Hariyo Ban Program: Cross-sector Collaboration

Threats to Nepal's biodiversity and ecosystems impact the 80 percent of the population that depends on natural resources for their livelihood.


LESTARI, meaning "everlasting" in Bahasa Indonesia, is a sustainable forest management project.

Measuring Impact (MI)

Biodiversity Conservation and natural resources management are integral to expanding the reach of human prosperity and connecting the world’s most vulnerable populations to resources that support them.

Nature, Wealth, and Power (NWP) Working Group

NWP is a framework that allowed practitioners, planners and policy-makers in a number of places to see the various interlinked dimensions of rural development, and develop and implement programs that were more successful and sustainable.

Reducing Demand for Wildlife

USAID, working closely with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), addressed wildlife trafficking as a transnational crime through the USAID Reducing Demand for Wildlife (RDW) activity.

Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species (ROUTES)

ROUTES is an innovative and collaborative partnership that aims to disrupt wildlife trafficking by reducing the use of legal transportation supply chains.

Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability (SALT)

SALT is a global alliance for knowledge exchange and action to promote legal and sustainable fisheries through improved transparency in seafood supply chains.

Sharing Environment and Energy Knowledge (SEEK)

Sharing Environment and Energy Knowledge (SEEK) supports USAID’s Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) in building effective processes and strategies for training, communication, knowledge management and organizational development and facilitation.

Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES)

SCAPES was the flagship program of USAID’s Forestry and Biodiversity Office, and as such played a prominent role in driving innovation across the Agency’s biodiversity conservation portfolio, and ultimately the wider international conservation community.


Inspired by the Nature, Wealth, and Power framework for rural development conceived by the United States Agency for International Development and some of its key natural resources management partners in 2002, TransLinks was a 5.

Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge (WCTC)

The Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge called on the global community to harness the power of science and technology to address four wildlife-trafficking related issues.

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