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Inter-regional Blue Economy collaboration urged for climate change resilience in Asia

Bangkok, Thailand 24 Nov 2015

Country: Thailand

Topic: Coastal Governance, Community Resilence, Integrated Coastal Planning

Representatives from coastal and island countries from across Asia gathered in Bangkok last November 23 to discuss how they can forge stronger inter-regional cooperation to promote Blue Economy approaches to address marine and coastal conservation ch...    

Blue Economy for Climate Change Resilience: Towards Partnerships and Collaboration

Bangkok, Thailand 20 Nov 2015

Country: Thailand

Topic: Climate change, Coastal Governance, Community Resilence ...

On 23 November 2015, representatives from 11 countries, experts from international agencies, civil society and NGOs will come together for a thematic consultation on the “Blue Economy for Climate Change Resilience: Towards Partnerships and Collaborat...    

Mangroves for the Future: Engaging the private sector in supporting coastal resilience in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand 29 Oct 2015

Country: Thailand

Topic: Sustainable Business Practices

Two years ago, IUCN, in collaboration with Mangroves for the Future, launched a partnership with Marriott Hotels & Resorts Thailand to support coastal communities and mangrove restoration efforts in Thailand. Mangrove trees were set up in front of th...    

Leaders for Nature is expanding in India

Odisha, India 30 Sep 2015

Country: India

Topic: Capacity development, Private sector partnerships, Sustainable Business Practices

For its latest Master Class, the Leaders for Nature initiative collaborated with Mangroves for the Future to highlight coastal and marine biodiversity issues in India. The goal of the master class was to work towards a government-business-community a...    

Stepping out of the Shadows

Karachi, Pakistan 29 Sep 2015

Country: Pakistan

Topic: Community Resilence, Gender equality

Anyone who has been to the seaside in Karachi would have noticed a row of non-descript simple single-storied houses that flank several meters of the road to Sandspit. Families in Kakapir, this settlement of fishermen in Karachi, are struggling to mak...    

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