Involving Coaches in USAID’s Measuring Impact II Project

Story from Marcia Brown and Vinaya Swaminathan, Foundations of Success  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invests more than $250 million each year to conserve biodiversity around the world. Since 2012, partner organizations Foundations of Success, Environmental Incentives, and ICF International have worked with USAID’s Forestry and Biodiversity Office to use…

The Language of Conservation

Story from Nick Salafsky, Foundations of Success The fundamental basis of any science is having a common lexicon to describe the systems you are working with. In 2007, the Conservation Measures Partnership released the Direct Threat and Conservation Actions Classifications.…

Building Capacity of Coaches in North America

Story from John Morrison, World Wildlife Fund In January 2016, twenty new coaches participated in a coach training workshop in Colorado, USA. These new coaches are all from the United States, except one colleague who joined from Nepal. The training…