Carolyn Heaps is an operations and project manager in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region, supporting the USAID/Adaptation Thought Leadership and Assessments project.
by Carolyn Heaps
What do forest and species loss have to do with politics? A great deal, in fact. Conserving and protecting natural resources involves a complex set of power dynamics, interests, and economies — licit and illicit — that affect how a program can operate within an existing local system. Biodiversity programming must embrace a Thinking and…