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Blue Action Fund - 2019 Open Call for Proposals

Asia Region 15 Nov 2018

Country: Asia Region

Topic: Management Assessment and Monitoring, Marine Protected Areas, Strategies for Management

The Blue Action Fund is pleased to announce a new open call for grant proposals focussing on South East Asia. The present call for proposals is part of a continuing series of such calls by Blue Action Fund, providing individual grants to selected NGO...    

Future Wetland Guardians of the Seychelles

Seychelles 24 Oct 2018

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Capacity Building, Community Resilence

Wetlands are extremely important. However, in the Seychelles, many people refer to wetlands as marshes, which is perceived as synonymous to dirty water.    

Mangroves For the Future video: A look back

Bali, Indonesia 05 Oct 2018

Country: Global

Topic: Sustainable Livelihoods, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation, Integrated Coastal Planning ...

IUCN Asia and Mangroves for the Future (MFF) have produced a video showcasing MFF’s growth and impact in Asia. This video was recently premiered at the 15th meeting of the MFF Regional Steering Committee that took place in Bali, Indonesia, at the end...    

Photo Story: Plastic from source to sea

Global 19 Sep 2018

Country: Asia Region, Cambodia, Global, India, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Coastal Governance, Knowledge for Management, Marine Protected Areas

As plastic is discarded into our waterways, rivers become conveyor belts of plastic waste, transporting this toxic cargo into the world's estuaries, deltas and oceans. This new visual story takes the reader from source to sea highlighting the importa...    

Establishing Kep Marine Fisheries Management Area for Improved Management of Marine Fisheries Resources

Kep, Cambodia 28 Aug 2018

Country: Asia Region, Cambodia

Topic: Coastal Governance, Knowledge for Management, Marine Protected Areas

On 12 April 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of the Royal Government of Cambodia issued a Ministerial Proclamation, announcing the establishment of the Kep province’s Koh Por and Koh Tonsay Archipelago Marine Fisheries...    

Community efforts guarantee food and nutrition security in the Seychelles

Seychelles 24 Aug 2018

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Climate change, Community Resilence, Sustainable Livelihoods

A community group in the island of Perseverance in the Seychelles is taking the lead in climate-proofing their homes by taking actions to guarantee food and nutrition security for the community. The group, led by women, is adopting sustainable practi...    

MFF’s post-graduate certificate course builds capacity for integrated coastal management in Asia

Bangkok, Thailand 22 Aug 2018

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Coastal Governance ...

Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) is a well-recognised ecosystems-based approach for achieving sustainable development in coastal areas.    

International Year of the Reef: Joining forces to fight for the health of our oceans

Phuket, Thailand 25 Jul 2018

Country: Thailand

Topic: Capacity Building, Coastal Governance, Economic Valuation ...

“Collaboration,” “Education” and “Innovation” are three words that summed up a workshop on 20 July aimed at promoting best practices in coastal and marine conservation among the private sector.     

Giving mangroves a voice: One man's mission to protect the future of Bahak Indah

Bahak Indah, Indonesia 16 Jul 2018

Country: Indonesia

Topic: Civil Society Engagement, Coastal Governance, Community Resilence ...

Bahak Indah, a mangrove-lined beach running along the coast of Probolinggo, East Java, is a major attraction for visitors. Approximately fifteen years ago, the only vegetation found on the beach was a type of spinegrass with such sharp tips that resi...    

Bangladesh shares World Heritage experience with Thailand in South-South knowledge transfer

Sundarbans Natural World Heritage Site, Bangladesh 05 Jul 2018

Country: Thailand, Bangladesh

Topic: Capacity Building

From 2 to 6 April 2018, MFF, in collaboration with IUCN Bangladesh and the Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok, brought nine delegates from the Thailand Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) to the Sundarbans Natural World Heritage Site (NWHS) ...    

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