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Global Wildlife Program Webinars

The GWP conducts regular virtual knowledge exchange events on a range of topics related to anti-poaching, community engagement, tourism concessions, counter-wildlife trafficking, anti-corruption, and consumer demand reduction. Click on the event's title or photo below to replay the video recording.
 

If you would like to join virtual events, please email gwp-info@worldbank.org

indigenous people, local communities, conservation

Sharing Successful Experiences of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities' Engagement in Conservation

May 2022

(co-hosted with the Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program)

Majka Burhardt, Legado

Diana Alvira, Legado

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Lilian Painter, Wildlife Conservation Society

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WCS Toolkit

Valerie Hickey, World Bank Group

Mauricio Sarabia Vie, T'simane Mosetén Regional Council of Pilón Lajas 

Agustin Vicente Mamani Peña, Central Indígena del Pueblo Leco de Apolo 

Siddharth Nair, SECURE Himalaya Project, UNDP 

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Lessons from the Philippines Project

January 2022

Monica Zavagli, World Bank

Francesco Ricciardi, ADB

Atty. Theresa Tenazas, DENR-BMB

Lodigario Rigor, ADB

Esteven Toledo, DENR-BMB

Cecilia Fischer, ADB

Ardi Risman, Ministry of Environment and Forestry of The Republic of Indonesia

Presentation: Lessons from the Philippines Project

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Gender and Illegal Wildlife Trade: Overlooked and Underestimated

October 2021

Joni Seager, Bentley University

Rob Parry-Jones, WWF International

Tamara Leger, WWF International

Valerie Hickey, World Bank

Lisa Farroway, World Bank

Munashe Matare, GWP Zimbabwe Project

Yayat Afianto, UNDP Indonesia

Presentation: Gender and Illegal Wildlife Trade

Report: Gender and Illegal Wildlife Trade: Overlooked and Underestimated

Toolkit: Gender and IWT Toolkit

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How Can Collaborative Management Partnerships Advance Protected Area Conservation and Development Goals?

September 2021

Lisa Farroway, World Bank

Ariella Kageruka, Rwanda Development Board

Kathleen H. Fitzgerald, Conservation Capital

Raymond Bourdeaux, World Bank 

Mateus Mutemba, Government of Mozambique

Jean Labuschagne, African Parks

Keith Vincent, Wilderness Safaris 

Presentation: Launch of Collaborative Management Partnership Toolkit

Web Page: Collaborative Management Partnership Toolkit

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Banking on Protected Areas – Report Launch

June 2021

Karin Kemper, World Bank

Urvashi Narain, World Bank

Mark Lundell, World Bank

Natalia Jauri, Government of Argentina

Sindhu Prasad Dhungana, Government of Nepal

William Katongo, Government of Zambia

Presentation: Banking on Protected Areas Report – Key Findings

Report: Banking on Protected Areas: Promoting Sustainable Protected Area Tourism to Benefit Local Economies

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Conservation Livelihoods - Looking Beyond Tourism

April 2021

Lisa Farroway, World Bank

Sue Snyman, Research at the African Leadership University’s School of Wildlife Conservation

Presentation: Conservation Livelihoods - Looking Beyond Tourism

Richard Diggle, WWF-Namibia 

Carina Piment, Conexsus Brazil

Jasper Makala, Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative Tanzania

Joke Hoffman, BioCarbon Partners 

Marissa Balfour, Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network

Adrian Dellecker, Luc Hoffman Institute

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Wildlife Insights: A New Platform to Conserve and Monitor Wildlife in the Tropics

July 2020

Adriana Moreira, World Bank

Jorge A. Ahumada, Conservation International

Tanya Birch, Google Earth Outreach

Jonathan Palmer, Wildlife Conservation Society

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep, World Bank

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Nature-Based Tourism: Tools and Resources for Sustainable Development

July 2020

Garo Batmanian, World Bank

Anna Spenceley, Tools and Resources for Nature-Based Tourism

Presentation: Tools and Resources for Nature-Based Tourism

Steve Noakes, Pacific Asia Tourism & Binna Burra Lodge, Australia

Presentation: Nature-Based Tourism in Asia and Australia During the COVID-19 Pandemic - How the Sector is Responding

Paul Eshoo, Sustainable Tourism Advisor 

Urvashi Narain, World Bank

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Geospatial-Based Conservation Solutions

June 2020

Erick Fernandes, World Bank

David Gadsden, ESRI

Presentation: Esri Conservation Solutions

Laly Lichtenfeld, African People & Wildlife

Presentation: Geospatial-based Conservation Solutions

Chipangura Chirara, UNDP, Zimbabwe

Jaime Cavalier, Global Environment Facility

Presentation: African Parks

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Land Restoration in Africa: Practical Perspectives from the Regreening Africa Programme

May 2020

Garo Batmanian, World Bank

Susan Chomba, World Agroforestry (ICRAF)

Presentation: Land Restoration - Moving From Ivory Towers of Commitments To Practical Action - Perspectives from Regreening Africa

Mathew Reddy, Global Environment Facility

Timothy H. Brown, World Bank 

Ioannis Vasileiou, World Bank

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Southeast Asia – At the Heart of Wildlife Trade

March 2020

André Rodrigues de Aquino, World Bank Group

Kanitha Krishnasamy, TRAFFIC in Southeast Asia

Monica Zavagli, TRAFFIC

Presentation: Southeast Asia - At the Heart of Wildlife Trade

Report: Renewed game plan needed to tackle Southeast Asia’s wildlife trafficking problem

Giovanni Broussard, UNODC Global Programme for Combatting Wildlife and Forest Crimes in Southeast Asia

 

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Combating Maritime Trafficking of Wildlife

February 2020

Charlotte de Fontaubert, World Bank Group

Timothy Wittig, Basel Institute on Governance

Presentation: Private Sector Engagement and Information Sharing with Law Enforcement to Combat Maritime Trafficking of Wildlife

Tom Milliken, Wildlife Trade Consultant

Daniel Sepetu, CMA CGM Transportation & Shipping Company

Swalleh Taher Faraj, Kenya Revenue Authority

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Human-Wildlife Conflict and Insurance

November 2019

Muthukumara S. Mani, World Bank

Paul Steele, IIED

Presentation: Insurance and Human Wildlife Conflict

Barbara Chabbaga, AB Consultants

Athula Senaratne, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka

Milanthi Sarukkali, Spark Actuarial, Sri Lanka

Richard W. Diggle, WWF Namibia

Presentation: Human Wildlife Conflict Microinsurance Scheme

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Conservation Enterprises - Integrating Conservation Goals into Development Projects

October 2019

Megan Hill, USAID

Judy Boshoven, Foundations of Success

Presentation: Conservation Enterprises - Integrating Conservation Goals into Development Projects

Dilys Roe, IIED

Timothy Brown, World Bank Group

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Digital Approaches to Demand Reduction: Recent Results from the Field — Combating Wildlife Trafficking Collaborative Learning Group

September 2019

Eleanora De Guzman, USAID Wildlife Asia

Sunny Patel, Trends Digital

David Cumplido, Trends, Digital

Jan Vertefeuille, WWF

Anny Liang, WWF

John Baker, Wild Aid

Presentation: Digital Approaches to Demand Reduction - Recent Results from the Field

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Women in Wildlife Conservation

June 2019

Amy Dickman, Ruaha Carnivore Project and Lion Conservation Alliance

Presentation: Women in Nature Network

Presentation: Women in Wildlife Conservation - Insights from the Pride Lion Conservation Alliance

Using SMART at scale for effective wildlife protection

Using SMART at Scale for Effective Wildlife Protection

May 2019

Richard Bergl, North Carolina Zoological Park

Presentation: SMART Improving the Effectiveness of Protected Areas Globally

Efrain Laureano, Chemonics

Presentation: Lawin Forest and Biodiversity Protection System Using SMART at Scale for Protection

Padu Franco, WCS Colombia

Presentation: SMART Adoption Case Study: Colombia

Claire Lewis, Frankfurt Zoological Society

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Engaging Financial and Transport Sectors to Tackle Illicit Wildlife Trade

April 2019

Channing Mavrellis, Global Financial Integrity

Presentation: Illicit Financial Flows and Wildlife Trafficking

Sophie Le Clue, ADM Capital Foundation

Sam Inglis, ADM Capital Foundation

Presentation: Trading in Extinction - The Dark Side of Hong Kongs Wildlife Trade

Presentation: United for Wildlife Transport and Financial Taskforces

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Rhino Impact Investment Project

February 2019

Mark Zimsky, Global Environment Facility

Penny Stock, UNDP

Glen Jeffries, Conservation Capital

Oliver Withers, Zoological Society of London

Presentation: Project Update and Introduction to the Rhino Impact Bond Concept

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Artificial Intelligence Cameras for Wildlife Conservation

January 2019

Karl Burkart, Leonardo Di Caprio Foundation

Kyler Abernathy, National Geographic Labs

Eric Dinerstein, WildTech, RESOLVE

Anna Bethke, Intel’s Artificial Intelligence Products Group

Presentation: TrailGuard AI Powered by Intel: Technology to Stop Poachers Before They Kill

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Tourism Decision Making at Parks Canada

December 2018

François Duclos, Parks Canada

Presentation: Tourism Decision-Making at Parks Canada

George Stirrett Wood, World Bank

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Ethics and Conservation

November 2018

John M. Sellar, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Presentation: Ethics in the Battle Against Wildlife Crime and Trafficking

Vivek Menon, Wildlife Trust of India

Presentation: Ethics and Values in Conservation

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Application of Science and Innovative Technology to Combat Wildlife Crime

October 2018

Samuel Wasser, Center for Conservation Biology, University of Washington

Elliott Harbin, Homeland Security Investigations Environmental Crimes Program

Kate Brooks, Filmmaker

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Valuing Nature

August 2018

Kai Collins, Conservation Manager, Wilderness Safaris

Presentation: Illegal Bushmeat and Poaching threats to Ecotourism in Botswana

Robin Naidoo, Senior Conservation Scientist, WWF

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Tourism Concessions in Protected Areas

May 2018

Hermione Nevill, World Bank/IFC

Presentation: Concessioning in Protected Areas 14 Characteristics of Success

Susan Snyman, IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group

Presentation: Promoting the Sustainability of Tourism Concessions

Richard Diggle, WWF

Presentation: Tourism Concessions in Protected Areas Namibia

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Engaging a Global Community to Mitigate Human Wildlife Conflict

April 2018

Dr. Alexandra Zimmermann, IUCN Species Survival Commission

Presentation: Engaging a Global Community to Mitigate Human Wildlife Conflict

Dr. Sumith Pilapitiya, Elephant Ethologist and former Wildlife Director General, Sri Lanka

Presentation: From Conflict to Coexistence: A Strategic Approach to HEC Mitigation

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Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge – Showcase of Innovative Technology to Combat IWT

March 2018

Ravikant Singh and Raja Brij Bhushan, Binomial Solutions

Presentation: e-Eye® Binomial Solutions

Sophie Maxwell, Zoological Society of London

Presentation: Conservation Technology

Presentation: Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge

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The Power of Multimedia for Development & Conservation

February 2018

Lisa Samford, Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival & Conservation Summit

Rhett Butler, Mongabay

Ellen Windemuth, Off the Fence Productions

Susan Kelly, Planet3 and Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

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Co-Management Conservation Models in Africa

February 2018

Mujon Baghai, Mujon Baghai Consulting

Presentation: Collaborative Management Partnerships in Africa

Greg Carr, Carr Foundation

Presentation: "Window on Eternity" Integrated Conservation and Development in Gorongosa Park, Mozambique

Andrew Parker, Africa Parks

Presentation: African Parks

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Application of Innovative Technology to Reduce Poaching

January 2018

Jeff Frank, FLIR System

Presentation: Thermal Technology for Conservation Applications

Robert Hannaford, UAV & Drone Solutions

Colby Loucks, WWF-US

Presentation: Using Technology to Stop Poaching: Some Thoughts and Lessons Learned

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The Global Environment Facility (GEF)

The Global Wildlife Program is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and led by the World Bank. Partners include governments of 32 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America along with UNDP, UN Environment, ADB, IUCN, WWF, and CI.





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