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MFF @ The Ocean Conference

New York, USA 05 Jun 2017

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

Topic: Climate change, Integrated Coastal Planning, Marine Protected Areas

The Ocean Conference is a high-level United Nations Conference to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. At the event, IUCN, MFF and the world community will come together to discuss innovative ways to conserve and sustainably...    

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.    

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...    

Blue Bond initiative to protect marine resources launched

Seychelles 12 Jan 2016

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Economic Valuation, Integrated Coastal Planning, Private sector partnerships

Oceans play a significant role in everyone’s lives, but no one is more dependent on them than small, vulnerable and isolated island developing states. Unfortunately, the “deadly trio” of acidification, warming and declining oxygen levels is posing a ...    

Keeping the future of Hammerhead sharks alive

Mahe, Seychelles 30 Apr 2015

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Strategies for Management

The Scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna Iewini) is one of three species of hammerheads known to occur in Seychelles waters. A survey in 2013 showed that it was the second most common species caught in Seychelles artisanal fishery of all sharks caugh...    

Mangroves for the Future supports Scalloped hammerhead shark fishery survey

Mahe, Seychelles 27 Apr 2015

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Strategies for Management

Mangroves for the Future (MFF) is working on an assessment of the Scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini) population and fishery in Seychelles. The project has recently been approved for support under the MFF Small Grants Facility and is being managed ...    

Creating space for gender responsive programming

Bangkok, Thailand 20 Feb 2015

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

Topic: Gender equality

On 19-20 February, MFF, with its Gender Advisory Panel, and senior management of IUCN discussed ways to strengthen gender responsive programming across the organization, including identifying gender action plans at regional and national levels.    

Helping protect Praslin Island's fish resources

Praslin, Seychelles 01 Dec 2014

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Community Resilence

Praslin is the second largest inhabited island in the Seychelles archipelago. A large portion of the fish catch of Praslin comes from the artisanal trap fishery that mainly targets rabbitfish (Siganidae) and parrotfish (Scaridae). Rabbitfish is parti...    

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