Hightlights & News

March 13, 2015
/ Lam Dong Province, Vietnam
The U.S. Agency for International Development Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (USAID LEAF) program released the “Gender Analysis of Lam Dong’s Provincial REDD+ Action Plan” this week. Developed in collaboration with and the United Nations Collaborative Programme on...
March 13, 2015
/ Hanoi, Vietnam
On March 3, top officials from Vietnam, the United States and the international wildlife community joined forces to launch Operation Game Change (OGC) in Hanoi, coinciding with World Wildlife Day. OGC brings governments, non-governmental organizations, students and celebrities from Vietnam, the U....
March 6, 2015
/ Khammouane Province, Lao PDR
The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (USAID Mekong ARCC) project is working with the International Union for Conservation of Nature Lao PDR and local authorities to improve water storage and distribution for villages in Khammouane...
March 6, 2015
On World Wildlife Day, USAID announced the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge, a new initiative that encourages using modern tools to help stop wildlife trafficking. The challenge invites individuals and organizations from around the world to submit innovative science and technology solutions that can...
March 6, 2015
/ Cambodia
The USAID Low Emissions Asian Development (USAID LEAD) program and the U.S. Forest Service completed three weeks of field training in Cambodia’s mangroves for 33 Cambodian participants. Participants learned data collection skills and engaged in a hands-on application of USAID LEAD’s...