The effectiveness revolution in conservation | online workshop

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Organised by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, Conservation Evidence, Traffic and US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Delivering the effectiveness revolution in conservation: lessons from organisations, policy makers and funders

25 June 2024, 10:00-17:45 BST

There is a revolution in the use of evidence with increasing demands for more effective practice from policy makers and funders and philanthropists; AI is likely to transform this further. This workshop provides the opportunity to learn about the lessons, advantages and challenges of embedding evidence into practice and discuss future opportunities.

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  1. What are the advantages to practitioners of embedding evidence for effectiveness and funding?
  2. What are the experiences of those who routinely embed evidence into practice?
  3. What innovations are being discussed?
  4. How can funders and philanthropists make more of a difference?
  5. What are the lessons from organisations who have changed their culture to become evidence-based?
  6. How can we ensure evidence is embedded in delivering the Global Biodiversity Framework?
  7. What needs to be done next?


About the organisers

Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI)

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative is a collaborative partnership which brings together the biggest names in international biodiversity conservation with the University of Cambridge. Our mission is to transform the global understanding and conservation of biodiversity to secure a sustainable future for all life on Earth.

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Conservation Evidence

Conservation Evidence is a free, authoritative information resource designed to support decisions about how to maintain and restore global biodiversity.

Conservation Evidence is based at the University of Cambridge, UK, with collaborators and advisers in all continents of the world.

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TRAFFIC is driving action to reduce illegal trafficking and enhance benefits to people from legal and sustainable trade of wild species.  As a global trusted advisor, we generate evidence, analysis, and solutions to strengthen global and national policy frameworks, and build responsible and fair supply chains.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

We are the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the only agency in the federal government whose primary responsibility is the conservation and management of fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the American people.

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