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MFF and Red Cross Society in Seychelles assists three districts in disaster risk reduction and resilience

Mahe, Seychelles (Roche Caiman, Ile Perseverance, Anse Boileau) 01 Jul 2013

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Community Resilence

A small grant facility (SGF) project of MFF responds to the need of improving local awareness about disaster risk management and reduction. Its primary aim is to strengthen community resilience through a disaster risk reduction approach at community ...    

3rd Postgraduate Certificate Course on Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) launched

Bangkok, Thailand 22 Jan 2013

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

Topic: Knowledge for Management, Strategies for Management, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation ...

The 3rd Postgraduate Certificate Course on Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) was launched at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok on Monday. The participants are being trained under the partnership initiative of MFF, BOBLEME and AIT.    

MFF at the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012

Jeju, South Korea 06 Sep 2012

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

Topic: Knowledge for Management, Knowledge management and communications, Coastal Governance ...

Building coastal resilience is a significant component of Integrated Coastal Zone Management throughout the world and one that MFF has had significant experience with throughout the Asian region. On 7 September 2012, more than 40 people from varying ...    

Sharing Lessons in Mangrove Restoration

Mamallapuram, Chennai, India 30 Aug 2012

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

Topic: Knowledge management and communications

"No mangrove, no crab" will strike a familiar chord with mangrove enthusiasts everywhere not only because it sounds like a Bob Marley ditty, but because it alludes to a popular economic benefit of mangrove ecosystems. Professor K Kathiresan of Annam...    

MFF Seychelles organizes an event to discuss coastal development issues in and around their communities

Seychelles 11 Jul 2012

Country: Seychelles

In an interaction event organized by MFF Seychelles as part of its Large Projects initiatives, members and representatives of local communities in Main island, Mahe; Takamaka and Beau Vallon districts in the Seychelles expressed their concern and int...    

Community actions call for sound coastal investment

Port Glaud, Mahe, Seychelles

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Civil Society Engagement

Sustainability for Seychelles (S4S), a national non-governmental organisation, prompted the community of Port Glaud to react towards the development of a Five Star resort within their small but diverse community. The Constance Ephelia Resort sits in ...    

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