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Sometimes, you just need to let nature take its course

Myanmar 21 Nov 2018

Country: Myanmar

Topic: Civil Society Engagement, Community Resilence, Strategies for Management ...

Growing over an estimated area of over half a million hectares, mangrove coverage in Myanmar is the second largest in Asia after Indonesia. These mangroves provide food, shelter and livelihoods to millions of delta and coastal dwellers in Myanmar and...    

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.    

Where the heart is: Myanmar’s village conservation committees give people reason to stay

Pyinbugyi, Myanmar 04 Jun 2018

Country: Myanmar

Topic: Capacity Building, Civil Society Engagement, Coastal Governance ...

For those who live along the coast of the Pyinbugyi Islands at the mouth of Southeastern Myanmar’s Tevoy River, fishing has always been a way of life. Unfortunately, of late, commercial offshore fishing has meant that many locals aren’t able to fill ...    

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...    

MFF @ The Ocean Conference

New York, USA 05 Jun 2017

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

Topic: Climate change, Integrated Coastal Planning, Marine Protected Areas

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 ways to conserve and sustainably...    

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...    

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.    

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