29 News items found

Where the Ocean Begins: MFF featured in Sri Lanka business chamber's "The New Standard"

Bangkok, Thailand 04 Aug 2014

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Private sector partnerships

The Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity (SL B&B) Platform is a tool to foster dialogue between the private sector and conservation agencies. The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has joined together with IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)...    

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...    

Planting, protecting, and sharing: three indispensable links in mangroves conservation

Ha Noi, Viet Nam 17 Jul 2013

Country: Viet Nam

Topic: Sustainable Livelihoods, Community Resilence, Sustainable Business Practices ...

Training and raising awareness for local community will not be enough to make them protect mangroves and environment. The story below has shown that only when the local people are benefited from nature conservation, they will be willing to protect en...    

MFF RSC pushing forward - 'Resilience, Climate Change and the Private Sector in Sustainable Coastal Management'.

Karachi, Pakistan 20 Nov 2012

Country: Pakistan

Topic: Knowledge for Management, Capacity Building, Community Resilence ...

The private sector is a major stakeholder in terms of coastal resource extraction and use in the form of food, oil and gas reserves, naval trade, and carbon storage. It is now becoming increasingly evident that business and private sector commitment ...    

9th MFF Regional Steering Committee meeting emphasizes enhanced regional cooperation- Bangladesh inducted as the 9th MFF member country.

Karachi, Pakistan 18 Nov 2012

Country: Asia Region, Global

Topic: Strategies for Management, Knowledge for Management, Reef to Ridge ...

The 9th Regional Steering Committee of the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) initiative was held in Karachi, Pakistan from 18 - 22 November 2012. Representatives of the eight MFF member countries, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri La...    

Coast Action Start-up meeting held in Colombo

Colombo, Sri Lanka 25 Oct 2012

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Private sector partnerships, Marine Protected Areas

The first in the series of start up meetings of Coast Action was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in October 2012 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel attended by 20 interested company representatives from the five priority business sectors that have an impact on t...    

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