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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.    

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) ...    

Common pool: Equitable water governance brings prosperity to Sabkhali

Sabkhali, Bangladesh 12 Jun 2018

Country: Bangladesh

Topic: Capacity Building, Civil Society Engagement, Climate change ...

The Sundarbans, a vast forest in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal, are considered one of the natural wonders of the world. Lying adjacent is Sabkhali, a largely agricultural village, highly vulnerable to climate change and tidal surges, salt w...    

Cookstoves for forest conservation in Teknaf, Bangladesh

Teknaf, Bangladesh 28 Mar 2018

Country: Bangladesh

Topic: Civil Society Engagement, Gender equality, Strategies for Management ...

Teknaf Wildlife Sanctuary is crucial habitat for many species, but until recently, the forests of the peninsula and the mangroves along the bank of Naf River were the only sources of fuel wood for the nearby villages. The increased prevalence of wood...    

Nijhum Dwip in Bangladesh: Loud voices for the “quiet island” on World Wetlands Day

Nijhum Dwip, Bangladesh 21 Mar 2018

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh

Topic: Capacity development, Climate change, Community Resilence ...

To celebrate World Wetlands Day on February 2, IUCN, MFF, and USAID, in collaboration with ECOFISH, WorldFish and the “Climate Resilient Ecosystems and Livelihoods” project, organised a number of activities in Nijhum Dwip to highlight the importance ...    

Certified organic: A new prawn paradigm in Bangladesh

Shyamnagar, Bangladesh 07 Dec 2017

Country: Bangladesh

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

In Shyamnagar, Bangladesh, approximately 17,000 hectares of land (nearly the area of Washington D.C.) are being used for shrimp cultivation.    

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...    

Bangladesh celebrates biodiversity and tourism

Dhaka, Bangladesh 21 May 2017

Country: Bangladesh

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

A well-managed ecosystem provides an important foundation for many aspects of tourism. Tourism revenue, in turn, can contribute to the maintenance, protection and conservation of key wildlife populations – which is why the theme of this year’s Intern...    

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...    

More mangroves, less smoke: Enhancing resilience of coastal ecosystems and communities in Cox’s Bazar

Bangkok, Thailand 02 Feb 2017

Country: Bangladesh

Topic: Coastal Governance, Community Resilence, Sustainable Business Practices ...

Bangladesh is situated in one of the largest river deltas in the world and is highly vulnerable to the steadily increasing effects of climate change. Low-lying coastal areas like Cox’s Bazar, in particular, are most at risk, due to tropical cyclones ...    

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