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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.    

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...    

Jaffna: Building back better with value-added research

Colombo, Sri Lanka 17 Jul 2016

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Community Resilence, Sustainable Business Practices

The three-decade long civil conflict in Jaffna severely impinged on the daily lives of the communities who lived on the peninsula. Although education at all levels continued despite the adversities, biological field research suffered and stalled for ...    

MFF SGF Phase 2 Cycle 4 Grantees share their lessons

Colombo, Sri Lanka 23 Oct 2015

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation

Phase 2 (Cycle 4) of Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Small Grants Facility (SGF) in Sri Lanka came to an end in July 2015. The grant recipients met on 23 October 2015, in Colombo, to share the lessons learned from their projects. Five small grant proj...    

Investigating the impacts of infrastructure on ecology and coastal livelihoods

Jaffna, Sri Lanka 24 Sep 2015

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Knowledge for Management

Scientists from Jaffna University in Sri Lanka have undertaken a small grant project whose impacts are widespread and long-term. The results of their research have given new life to an important lagoon in the northern part of the country, enhancing b...    

Health N’ Delft: New way of drying fish attracts health-conscious market for Delft Island fishers

Delft Island, Sri Lanka 03 Sep 2015

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Sustainable Livelihoods

MFF SGF project introduced a new method of drying fish to fisher women of the Delft Island.    

International Migratory Bird Day inspires Jaffna youth in ecosystem conservation

Jaffna, Sri Lanka 26 Aug 2015

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Capacity Building

The Jaffna peninsula in northern Sri Lanka is located on a migratory bird pathway traversed by many water bodies, and is known to be a haven for birds and a favored destination of bird lovers. In celebration of the importance of migratory birds and p...    

Revitalizing Thondamanaru lagoon in Sri Lanka

Thondamanaru, Sri Lanka 23 Jun 2015

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Strategies for Management

Based on the results of a MFF small grant project, land use planners and provincial authorities in the Jaffna region, northern Sri Lanka are exploring new options for developing the environment around Thondamanaru Lagoon.    

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