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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...    

Improving waste management in Toul Toueng Commune, Cambodia

Toul Toueng Commune, Cambodia 31 May 2017

Country: Cambodia, Asia Region

Topic: Capacity Building, Community Resilence, Integrated Coastal Planning

To address a growing waste management problem in Cambodia, Mangroves for the Future (MFF) funded a project implemented by the Center for Biodiversity Conservation (CBC) of the Royal University of Phnom Penh that has helped reduce the proliferation of...    

Community Conservation in the Indian Sundarbans

New Delhi, India 26 May 2017

Country: India

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

In April 2017, Springer Journals published a special edition on Wetland Science: Perspectives from South Asia. IUCN, in partnership with the Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve (SBR), Government of West Bengal, contributed a chapter on Participatory Wetland...    

Tapping into sustainable tourism to safeguard biodiversity

Phat Sanday, Cambodia 22 May 2017

Country: Cambodia

Topic: Civil Society Engagement, Community Resilence, Sustainable Livelihoods

As the sun rises and the flooded forests of Cambodia’s Stung Seng wildlife sanctuary come alive with the chattering and whooping of endangered monkeys with their elegant silvery-grey fur, fishermen from the Phat Sanday commune make their way towards ...    

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...    

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.    

MFF features on the global stage

Gothenburg, Sweden 16 May 2017

Mangroves for the Future’s (MFF) contributions towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be highlighted at two global conferences in May and June.

To be held from 16 to 17 May in Gothenburg, Sweden, the annual Swedish Water Management ...    

Shrimping horizons

Viet Nam 11 May 2017

Country: Viet Nam

Topic: Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation, Sustainable Business Practices, Sustainable Livelihoods

For decades Vietnam’s Mekong Delta has been under threat from one of its most lucrative industries. But now shrimp farming is being used to conserve, rather than deplete, the region’s precious mangrove forests. Ann Moey and Tony Watts, for the 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...    

Astola Island as a Marine Protected Area

Pakistan 07 Apr 2017

Country: Pakistan

Topic: Integrated Coastal Planning, Knowledge management and communications, Marine Protected Areas

Located approximately 25 km off the coast of Balochistan Province, Astola is Pakistan’s largest offshore island. Also known as “Jezira Haft Talar” (Island of the Seven Hills) due to the small, rocky mountains that span the 6.7 km2 island, this scenic...    

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