Current Issues

Historically the conservation field has primarily functioned by combatting conservation issues as they arise, thus being a reactive discipline. However,…
Climate change has direct impacts on ecosystems and biodiversity but may also indirectly impact nature through human adaptation responses. A…
There are strong linkages between biodiversity conservation and human health, the health of domestic animals, wildlife health, and ecosystem health.…
Across Africa, women play critical land and natural resource management roles. However, these roles are typically unrecognized or undervalued. Minorities…
Building on previous work done under the Land Rights Tenure Rights thematic area, the Community Based Forestry Management (CBFM) approach…
ABCG is reducing watershed degradation and improving the health of freshwater ecosystems through linking freshwater conservation and water, sanitation, and…

Past Issues

The Emerging Issues Small Grants program builds on ABCG’s position as a partnership of seven international conservation NGOs with a…
To address the challenge of conserving biodiversity outside of protected areas, conservation organizations are assessing the range of land and…
Addressing Global Climate Change Through Adaptation and Actions in Woodlands, Grasslands and Other Ecosystems
Bridging the gap between global health and biodiversity involves enhancing the relationship between healthy ecosystems and healthy communities including mitigating…
As conservation NGOs focus on larger landscapes such as ecoregions and hotspots, they must consider engaging with other sectors that…
Over the last few years, ABCG has invested in assessing and pilot testing a number of traditional and new land-use…
Conservation of biodiversity in public, private and community lands requires: a) the formulation of institutions or norms that regulate access…
The Western Indian Ocean region presents challenges that are different from other regions with similar initiatives/challenges. There have been many…
The Dar Vision for the Future of Biodiversity in Africa seeks to, in part, “Mainstream biodiversity in human well-being and…