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Towards Building Coastal Resilience in South and South-East Asia

Dhaka, Bangladesh 31 Mar 2014

Country: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Viet Nam

Topic: Community Resilence

MFF National Coordinating Body (NCB) of Bangladesh and the MFF Regional Secretariat arranged regional symposium with the goal of sharing experiences between Bangladesh and India, Indonesia and Viet Nam, on ways to build coastal community resilience u...    

Hai Phong moves towards becoming Viet Nam's first "Green Port" city

Hai Phong City, Viet Nam 27 Mar 2014

Country: Asia Region, Viet Nam

Topic: Civil Society Engagement, Integrated Coastal Planning, Private sector partnerships

The Hai Phong Peoples Committee, Viet Nam in collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) under Mangroves for the Future (MFF) initiative, co-organized a National Workshop on ”Green Growth – Green Port City”. During th...    

New manual on mangroves promotes community-based restoration

Iloilo, Philippines 21 Feb 2014

Country: Asia Region

Topic: Capacity development, Strategies for Management

The Manual on Community-Based Mangrove Rehabilitation provides practical recommendations on how to greatly increase the probability of success of a mangrove restoration project. Published by the Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom, the manua...    

Wetlands in Seychelles proves successful against flooding

Mahe, Seychelles 06 Feb 2014

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Community Resilence, Strategies for Management

The Roche Caiman Sanctuary in Mahe, Seychelles, focus area of recently-completed MFF project "Mangroves for Mankind", reports how a well-functioning wetlands system successfully prevented floods in surrounding areas. Through the MFF project, mangrove...    


Forests Asia Summit 2014

Jakarta, Indonesia 5 May - 06 May 2014

How can Southeast Asia’s forests accelerate a shift to green growth, increase climate resilience and curb emissions? Join the discussion at the Forests Asia Summit on May 5-6 in Jakarta, Indonesia!    

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