Over the past few years, there have been advances in measuring the effectiveness of biodiversity conservation projects, programs, and organizations. There is still, however, a major gap between the rhetoric of organizations, including funders, around the desirability of measuring conservation effectiveness, versus the reality of actually adopting and implementing specific and transparent systems that allow us to improve our collective work.
Overview of 2011 Measures Summit
- How much progress have we made individually and collectively since the 2010 Summit towards the aims and aspirations of our consensus statement?
- What are the key factors supporting or impeding achievement of these aims and aspirations?
- What will we do together going forward to maintain forward momentum and overcome remaining barriers?
Summit Background Materials
2010 Consensus Statement – Summit participants endorsed this joint statement of vision and key actions to advance results based management in conservation. (589 kb pdf - new version with logos of latest groups to sign on!)
2010 Survey of Current Practice – Summit participants conducted a survey of current results-based management practices in the conservation community. (New - 1721 kb docx)
Proposed Agenda – Click here for the most recent agenda. (Google Doc)