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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.    

Mary Matline Smiles Again!

Manalkadu, Sri Lanka 19 Sep 2017

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Capacity Building, Sustainable Livelihoods, Gender equality

The northern province of Sri Lanka has gone through some tough times. Between 1980 to 2009, a civil war left over 60,000 people dead, 20,000 missing and 300,000 without homes. The province suffered another setback in 2004 when the Indian ocean struck...    

Piloting aquaculture in the Gulf of Mannar

Vankalai, Mannar, Sri Lanka 16 Aug 2017

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Coastal Governance, Community Resilence, Integrated Coastal Planning

As the Mannar region in Sri Lanka recovers from recent conflict, MFF is working with people and organisations to improve resilience through alternative livelihoods such as tourism and aquaculture. Nirooparaj Balachandran, an officer for the National ...    

International Youth Day: Sowing the seeds for a green future

Asia 12 Aug 2017

Country: Asia Region, India, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Civil Society Engagement ...

Photo story: For International Youth Day, IUCN Asia is highlighting the contribution of young people - from toddlers to young adults - who are standing up for nature.    

Coconut handicrafts and dressmaking

Puttalam, Sri Lanka 07 Aug 2017

Country: Asia Region, Sri Lanka

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Sustainable Business Practices ...

In Iranawila village in Puttalam, a district situated on the west coast of Sri Lanka, 90% of the population relies on fishing for their livelihoods. In the past decade, villagers have been cutting and selling mangroves trees for the construction of d...    

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...    

Simple solutions for a complex problem

Colombo, Sri Lanka 21 May 2017

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Climate change, Community Resilence

Water resource management interventions in Delft Island published in the Sunday Times of 21.5.2017.    

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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