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Frontiers: The Future of Land Evaluations – Policy Track

UPCOMING
Date: December 01, 2022
Online, Event

Impact evaluations are critical for understanding whether program and policy interventions are working, why, and for whom. In recent years, the land sector has made significant progress in using impact evaluations to build the evidence base for land tenure programs and improve policy and program effectiveness. Please join us for a virtual convening, hosted by…Read More

Frontiers: The Future of Land Evaluations – Policy Track

UPCOMING
Date: November 30, 2022
Event, Online

Impact evaluations are critical for understanding whether program and policy interventions are working, why, and for whom. In recent years, the land sector has made significant progress in using impact evaluations to build the evidence base for land tenure programs and improve policy and program effectiveness. Please join us for a virtual convening, hosted by…Read More

What Better Looks Like: Breaking the Critical Minerals Resource Curse

Date: October 04, 2022

The Wilson Center and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted an expert discussion on what better looks like when it comes to mining, processing, recycling, and consuming critical minerals such as lithium, cobalt, niobium, and titanium. OVERVIEW In recent years, the urgency of climate action has brought fresh attention to the critical minerals…Read More

Frontiers: The Voluntary Guidelines on Tenure, Ten Years Later

Date: June 07, 2022
Online

Virtual Event Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 9:00AM – 10:00AM EDT Watch the event recording here Ten years ago, donors from around the world came together to negotiate a first-of-its-kind international agreement to strengthen and secure land rights in the context of food security. This agreement—the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of…Read More

Opportunity and Risk: Mining and the Green Energy Transition

Date: June 01, 2022
Online

The Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program held a discussion on how the projected increase in mineral demand could influence markets, supply chains, and geopolitical competition, shaping the future of global peace and security. Wednesday June 1, 2022 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM ET For more details, visit the Wilson Center event page. The…Read More

Frontiers: Women Leading Solutions to Climate Change

Date: March 21, 2022
Online

Virtual Event Monday March 21, 2022 | 9:00AM – 10:30AM EDT Watch the event recording here. Climate change poses incredible challenges for women and girls in the developing world and threatens global progress on gender equality. We know that the growing scarcity of natural resources and the increase in extreme weather events due to climate change…Read More

Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Sector Expansion in Latin America: Drivers, Impacts, Solutions

Date: February 25, 2021
Online

Hosted by the LAC Environment Combating Conservation Crime Learning Group, this event spotlighted ASGM in Peru and approaches to address its drivers and impacts, from improving governance to environmental remediation. Presentations by:  Ana Cristina Villegas, Biodiversity and Forest Advisor, USAID LAC Bureau Beatriz Torres, Regional Amazon Environment Specialist, USAID/Peru Luis Fernandez, Executive Director, Wake Forest…Read More

USAID Integrated Land and Resource Governance (ILRG) Annual Research Symposium

Start Date: October 06, 2020
End Date: October 29, 2020
Event, Online

Overview The USAID Integrated Land and Resource Governance (ILRG) Annual Research Symposium will showcase academic research and field experience in Zambia related to land tenure and natural resource management over the course of four weeks (Wednesdays and Thursdays from 13:00 – 15:00 CAT). The presentations with Q & A will be entirely virtual through the…Read More

Webinar: Community Based Natural Resource Management in Zambia: Critical Issues and New Opportunities

Date: July 09, 2020
Event, Online

Zambia is rich in natural resources, with vast forests, wetlands, and diverse wildlife populations. Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) is central to conservation and rural development in Zambia, in seeking to generate incentives and greater economic value for local communities from forests and wildlife. Important changes have taken place in Zambia in recent years, including…Read More