No one in the conservation community can achieve the grand goals of conservation alone. We must work together efficiently to have maximum impact. FOS serves the conservation community as an independent and neutral facilitator to bring together diverse groups of implementing and funding organizations to collectively define clear goals and practical measures of success and come to agreement on guiding principles for improving the practice of conservation.
The Conservation Measures Partnership (CMP) is a joint venture of conservation NGOs and other collaborators who have come together to work on issues related to impact assessment and accountability in an effort to find better ways to design, manage and measure the impact of their conservation actions. The mission of CMP is to […]
Covering 210 million hectares of northern Bolivia, southeastern Peru, and western and central Brazil, the Southwestern Amazon forests encompass some of the richest forest communities on Earth. It is home to numerous indigenous communities whose culture and identity depends on the natural resources. In 2003, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched the Amazon Headwaters Initiative […]
Conservation at even the smallest scale is complex. When trying to achieve conservation across a wide ecoregion, complexities and uncertainties abound. Still, it is imperative to take action working off the best knowledge possible and adapting as we systematically test our actions and learn from them. With this in mind, FOS has worked closely with […]
The Gulf of California, Mexico is home to a rich ecosystem that provides habitat to a large array of marine mammals and seabirds and sustains most of Mexico’s fishery resources. Since 2005, FOS has facilitated strategic planning processes with several conservation organizations and their partners working in the Gulf. Clients have included large international non-governmental […]