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MFF holds 14th Regional Steering Committee Meeting in Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar 28 Sep 2017

Country: Myanmar

Topic: Capacity Building

The IUCN and UNDP regional coastal initiative Mangroves for the Future (MFF) held its 14th Steering Committee meeting in Yangon to assess achievements over the past year and discuss the programme’s sustainability beyond 2018.    

Simple cook stoves ignite entrepreneurial spirit in Myanmar

Pyin Bugyi, Myanmar 26 Sep 2017

Country: Myanmar

Topic: Civil Society Engagement, Sustainable Livelihoods

Home to some of Myanmar’s largest mangrove forests, Tanintharyi Region is known for its pristine coastline and the hundreds of islands in the Myeik Archipelago.

Mangroves provide critical ecosystem services and shield inland areas from storms and...    

Working together to build MPAs for long-term marine resources management

03 May 2017

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Viet Nam

Topic: Management Assessment and Monitoring, Marine Protected Areas, Sustainable Livelihoods

Our oceans, coasts and wetlands are crucial for our survival. Mangrove forests, for example, sequester massive amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and protect coastal communities from cyclone storm surges, while coastal wetlands and coral r...    

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Sustainability of Pyinbugyi Village Tract’s Ecosystem through Community Based Mangroves Conservation and Coastal Bank Protection

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Location: Pyinbubyi Village Tract, Palaw Township, Dawei District, Tanintharyi Region, Myanmar

Topics: Capacity Building , Climate change , Community Resilence

MFF Grant Amount: MMK 31,185,000    


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U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues to be held in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand 14 Sep - 15 Sep 2017

The Stimson Center, on behalf of the U.S. State Department and in collaboration with IUCN and the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme, is co-chairing the U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues.    

14th Regional Steering Committee Meeting

Yangon, Myanmar 28 Sep - 02 Oct 2017

MFF @ The Ocean Conference

New York, USA 5 Jun - 09 Jun 2017

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 wa...    

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Landmark agreement signed between IUCN and the government of Myanmar in the dawning of a new democratic era

Bangkok, Thailand 31 Mar 2016

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, 31 March 2016 — A Host Country Agreement (HCA) to establish an IUCN Office in Myanmar was signed by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, and the government of the Republic of the Un...    

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Author: Mangroves for the Future

Posted on: 24th Feb 2017

Category: Asia Region (Secretariat)

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Author: IUCN

Posted on: 26th Jul 2016

Category: MFF Partner (Institution)

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