In 2008, the CARE-WWF Alliance embarked on a unique strategic partnership that seeks to realize coequal conservation and development objectives. The CARE-WWF Alliance seeks to ensure that communities, including poor women, have the knowledge, capacities and will to hold local leaders and government agency duty-bearers accountable for implementing policies and enforcing laws that contribute to livelihood security and ecosystem health.
Below are a series of seven learning briefs detailing different aspects of the CARE-WWF Alliance’s work in Mozambique, Tanzania, and Nepal.
This learning brief details the CARE-WWF Alliance’s work in Mozambique, Tanzania, and Nepal and demonstrates that integrating community and ecosystem approaches enhances resilience to climate change for both people and nature, and adds value by bridging development and conservation objectives at different levels to reduce trade-offs and capture synergies.
This learning brief details successful strategies that have built poor, vulnerable and socially-excluded leadership capacity and confidence alongside government capacity to monitor and enforce enabling policies.
Drawing on experience in agriculture, this learning brief highlights successful approaches for promoting community adoption of best practices in CBNRM and beyond.
This learning brief details how, through joint advocacy, the Alliance contributed to the Government of Mozambique’s decision to designate a new protected area in 2012. The P&S Environmental Protection Area (PSEPA) is the first nature reserve in Mozambique to permit local use and to formalize co-management with communities.
This learning brief shares strategies that have proven effective in improving good governance around resource management and use in the Alliance’s Nachingwea pilot project in southern Tanzania.
This learning brief distills early lessons from Alliance strategies to date and draws out implications for how to approach influencing private sector actors in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) moving forward.
This brief describes evaluation, research, and learning approaches the Alliance has used to advance evidence, lessons, and impacts across its integrated conservation and development portfolio.