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A look back at 2016: Coastal conservation in Asia

Bangkok, Thailand 31 Jan 2017

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Civil Society Engagement ...

Through Mangroves for the Future (MFF), coastal conservation in Asia will enter the new year with renewed optimism after making significant progress towards sustainable development in 2016.    

Nature: the decisive solution for the climate change crisis

Bangkok, Thailand 11 Jan 2017

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Capacity development, Climate change, Coastal Governance ...

This blog, published in Thomson Reuters Foundation News, highlights how MFF harnesses the natural functions of ecosystems and women’s strength in resource management to bring about better solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation.    

Farmed fish: a nature based solution for increased resilience

Andhra Pradesh, India 04 Oct 2016

Country: India

Topic: Capacity Building, Civil Society Engagement, Community Resilence ...

In 2007, IUCN and M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) partnered through the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) initiative to address a critical need. Across the east coast of India, abandoned land stand testament to unsustainable aquaculture pra...    

Bridging the gap between dolphin tourism and conservation

Goa, India 29 Sep 2016

Country: India

Topic: Climate change, Knowledge for Management, Sustainable Business Practices

Ecotourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of tourism, and has the potential to drive changing attitudes towards wildlife conservation. For many coastal nations it is the revenue generated through marine wildlife-based tourism that supports con...    

Mangroves for the Future at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Bangkok, Thailand 26 Aug 2016

Country: Asia Region, India

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Climate change ...

The MFF regional secretariat along with MFF country staff will be presenting at the upcoming IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai’i from 1 - 10 September.    

Mangroves For The Future – Contributing to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Bangkok, Thailand 26 Jul 2016

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Capacity Building, Climate change, Community Resilence ...

To celebrate International Mangroves Day, Mangroves for the Future (MFF) has released a multimedia story showcasing its achievements and efforts across 11 countries towards achieving the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG...    

Mangrove restoration project empowers Indian fisherfolk community

Karankadu, India 12 Jan 2016

Country: India, Asia Region

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Community Resilence ...

Depleting fish numbers and competition with bigger fishing companies left Jenitha and her community in Karankadu, India struggling for a reliable source of income. Through a mangrove restoration project supported by MFF, Jenitha picked up new supplem...    

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...    

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...    

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