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Collaboration Across the Landscape to Mitigate the impacts of development (CALM)

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Guidance document, Report, Tool Biodiversity & business

    The CALM framework (Collaboration Across the Landscape to Mitigate the impacts of development), produced by Fauna & Flora, responds to shortcomings in the business-as-usual management of complex multi-use landscapes. It addresses the need for transformative change to ensure that landscapes are resilient, development is sustainable and social and ecological values survive and thrive.

    CALM is a conceptual framework that brings a socioecological lens to land use and mitigation planning aimed at national and subnational governments, industry and other key actors within a given landscape. It promotes an inclusive and integrated landscape approach to the avoidance, mitigation and management of adverse impacts from development that engages with all sectors and scales of activity.

    Delivery of the framework requires multi-stakeholder engagement and seeks to promote cross-sectoral and collaborative uptake and application of the mitigation hierarchy to achieve local and landscape objectives.

    Further supporting materials (see resources below) in English and French include:

    • Case studies
    • A simple infographic explaining the mitigation hierarchy to farmers
    • Detail on applying the mitigation hierarchy at a landscape level
    • Three working tables looking at (see sidebar to download tables):
      – Impacts of sectors
      – How biodiversity and ecosystem services respond to mitigation actions
      – A linking table that covers impacts to biodiversity and ecosystem services

    In addition, short animations have been produced explaining in brief what a socioecological system is (English and French) and avoiding and mitigating the impacts of development through collective and collaborative action (English and French).

    The CALM Framework at a glance: Individual, collective and collaborative actions all contribute to landscape objectives

    The CALM Framework at a glance: Individual, collective and collaborative actions all contribute to landscape objectives

    Read the full report (English)

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    Read the full report (French)

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    Case Study: Gabon (English)

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    4 MB

    Case Study: Gabon (French)

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    5 MB

    Case Study: Central Guinea Corridor (English)

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    10 MB

    Case Study: Central Guinea Corridor (French)

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    6 MB

    Case Study: Transboundary Landscape (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone) (English)

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    11 MB

    Case Study: Transboundary Landscape (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone) (French)

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    Case Study: Bauxite Mining Region, Guinea (English)

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    Case Study: Bauxite Mining Region, Guinea (French)

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    Background Paper: Multisectoral Development in Africa

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    2 MB

    Background Paper: Approach to Mitigating and Managing Impacts of Development

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    1 MB

    Working table - Impacts of sectors

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    xlsx
    56 KB

    Working table - How biodiversity and ecosystem services respond to mitigation actions

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    xlsx
    68 KB

    Impacts to biodiversity and ecosystem services

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    xlsx
    41 KB

    Infographic explaining the mitigation hierarchy to farmers (English)

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    pdf
    4 MB

    Infographic explaining the mitigation hierarchy to farmers (French)

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    pdf
    4 MB

    Detail on applying the mitigation hierarchy at a landscape level (English)

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    Detail on applying the mitigation hierarchy at a landscape level (French)

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    pdf
    4 MB