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IUCN and PATA announce new partnership

Bangkok, Thailand 24 Jun 2015

Country: Asia Region, Thailand

Topic: Private sector partnerships

IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) strengthen focus on sustainable tourism in the Asia Pacific region.    

Revitalizing Thondamanaru lagoon in Sri Lanka

Thondamanaru, Sri Lanka 23 Jun 2015

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Strategies for Management

Based on the results of a MFF small grant project, land use planners and provincial authorities in the Jaffna region, northern Sri Lanka are exploring new options for developing the environment around Thondamanaru Lagoon.    

Healthy fish, healthy gains

Karachi, Pakistan 12 Jun 2015

Country: Pakistan

Topic: Strategies for Management

Fishermen in Rehri village near Karachi have started gaining better value for their fish catch as a result of capacity building in post-harvest fish catch management and receiving modern fish catch handling tools    

New method, better income

Panama, Sri Lanka 12 Jun 2015

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Strategies for Management

Panama is a remote village in the south-eastern coast of Sri Lanka. Fisheries and agriculture, both seasonal, are their main sources of income for its communities. During the high season when fish is plentiful it fetches a low price, and at times it ...    

Rising to the challenge of whale shark conservation

Mumbai, India 03 Jun 2015

Country: India

Topic: Strategies for Management

Marking a significant start to whale shark conservation in Maharashtra, the Mangrove Cell, Forest Department of Maharashtra, and IUCN India collaboratively organised a stakeholder workshop for the development of a management and conservation plan for...    


Fifth Postgraduate Certificate Course on Integrated Coastal Management

Bangkok, Thailand 8 Jun - 29 Jul 2015

Mangroves for the Future Initiative (MFF) in partnership with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), will offer the 5th Postgraduate Certificate Course on Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) from 8th June to 29 July 20...    

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