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A Midterm Evaluation of the Conservation & Sustainable Development Program

February 25, 2016

This report contains the findings and recommendations of the CSD Mid-Term Evaluation, following the successful completion of the Evaluation in late 2015.Our approach and methodology followed the plan we submitted to the Foundation dated May 8, 2015. All of our evaluation objectives and plans have been met.We conducted field work and carried out extensive interviews in CSD's priority regions of the Andes and the Great Lakes of East and Central Africa, and expanded the work conducted earlier in 2015 by a separate evaluation of the Greater Mekong region. We conducted desk reviews and interviews for CSD's Coastal and Marine, and Global portfolios. Our work also included discussions with Foundation Board members Jack Fuller and Paul Klingenstein, and with President Julia Stasch.

Accountability in the Pesticide Industry

July 1, 2002

Distills discussions on the risks of financial market support for the agrochemical industry, and suggests strategies and opportunities for engaging corporations and investors to reduce pesticide use worldwide as well as increase corporate accountability.

Selling Solar: Financing Household Solar Energy in the Developing World

January 1, 1996

Based on value chain analyses of case studies, outlines the issues and challenges for developing a solar energy industry, with a focus on the need for a financing infrastructure that serves purchasers, manufacturers, distributors, and investors.