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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...    

MFF-UNEP regional project Green Fins goes digital

Asia Region 03 Feb 2014

Country: Maldives, Viet Nam

Topic: Marine Protected Areas

MFF regional project in Maldives and Viet Nam get spotlight as Green Fins launches www.greenfins.net, a new digital platform featuring best practice in diving industry, and the Top 10 best dive operators applying the Green Fins approach.    


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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