Projects: Protected Areas

COMPACT

COMPACT

FOS’s work with the United Nations Small Grants Programme’s (SGP) COMPACT (Community Managed Protected Areas for Conservation) Program has included an Open Standards training workshop in Saint Louis, Senegal and ongoing virtual facilitation and coaching. COMPACT seeks to demonstrate how community-based initiatives can increase the effectiveness of biodiversity conservation in the co-management of globally significant […]

 

Baltic Sea Protected Areas

Baltic Sea Protected Areas

Inspired by work in Kosterhavets and Ytre Hvaler National Parks, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) decided to work with its country administrative boards to integrate adaptive management in a network of 5 Baltic Sea Protected Areas (BSPAs). FOS has supported this initiative by offering process guidance and technical assistance to piloting Adaptive Collaborative Management […]

 

Kosterhavets and Ytre Hvaler Marine National Parks

Kosterhavets and Ytre Hvaler Marine National Parks

One protected area at a time, Sweden and Norway have been expanding the use of the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation to improve collaboration and develop sound management plans. This work started in 2008 when FOS guided a Swedish to improve collaboration and develop sound management plans. This work started in 2008 when […]

 

Parks in Peril Evaluation

Parks in Peril Evaluation

From 2003-2004, FOS conducted an evaluation of the Parks in Peril (PiP) Program, an effort by the US Agency for International Development and The Nature Conservancy to safeguard the most imperiled natural ecosystems, communities, and species in the Latin America and Caribbean region. The purpose of the evaluation was to analyze the effectiveness of PiP’s […]