Category Archives: Institutional Development

Euan McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award for 2016 to Tadzio Bervoets of St. Martin

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has just announced that the Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award Fund (McFarlane Fund, which is administered by the CFVI, based on a grant from the now-sunsetted Island Resources Foundation) for calendar year 2016 goes … [Read more]

Fifth Edition of the Ramsar Handbook Series

The Secretariat of Ramsar Convention has just announced the launch of the first Handbook in the 5th Edition Ramsar Handbook Series. It is entitled “An Introduction to the Convention on Wetlands” and replaces “The Ramsar Convention Manual”. http://www.ramsar.org/sites/default/files/documents/library/handbook1_5ed_introductiontoconvention_e.pdf “An Introduction … [Read more]

Why is Facebook Important and What Should Island NGOs Do About it

The attached slide show provides useful information for local NGO leaders who wonder, “Will participating in Facebook will help us be more competitive?” in a world where the mega-NGOs are hoovering up ever larger shares of voluntary contributions from local … [Read more]