According to the recently released Amazon Vision 2020 Report, USAID and its global partners improved the management and conditions of key landscapes in the Amazon, working on more than 48 million hectares.
Our 2021 Photo Contest theme is Climate Change and People: The Challenges and Opportunities. We’re looking for submissions that capture the human dimension of climate change, in particular, social and economic responses to global change.
Indigenous women farmers in Bataraza, southern Palawan, Philippines, plant upland rice in now-controlled slash-and-burn areas. Bataraza is a municipality nestled in the foothills of Mount Mantaligahan, 140 km south of Puerto Princesa City in Palawan, Philippines.
Geospatial services can benefit the people and the environment of the Amazon by supporting communities in monitoring their territories and addressing the various challenges they face, such as deforestation, illegal mining, climate change, and biodiversity loss.
This is a summary of the 2020 Amazon Vision Report. It describes the regional context, the current status, and illustrative achievements of USAID’s biodiversity and sustainable landscape initiatives in the Amazon basin through the lens of this Vision.
The purpose of this report is to describe the regional context, the current status and achievements of USAID’s biodiversity and sustainable landscape initiatives in the Amazon basin through the lens of the Amazon Vision.
The DDI Bureau is seeking to hire a Natural Resource Management Officer who will serve as a senior climate change and land advisor at the FSL-02 grade. This position is based in Washington, DC in the Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) Division within the Natural Environment (NE) Branch of the Center for Environment, Energy and Infrastructure (EEI) in the Bureau of Development, Democracy, and Innovation.