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Mangroves for the Future holds 13th Regional Steering Committee meeting in Bangladesh

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh 26 Oct 2016

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Climate change ...

Mangroves for the Future (MFF) held its 13th Steering Committee meeting in Cox’s Bazar on October 25 and 26 to assess the programme’s achievements over the past year and discuss plans for the years ahead. The Committee discussed strategic issues, inc...    

Social Empowerment: Foundation for effective governance of natural resources

19 Oct 2016

Country: Asia Region

Topic: Civil Society Engagement, Community Resilence, Gender equality

More than 400,000 people living near the mangrove forests of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh depend on forests for their livelihoods. Unfortunately, the health, wellbeing and quality of life of these people are often affected by recurring cyclones and p...    

Farmed fish: a nature based solution for increased resilience

Andhra Pradesh, India 04 Oct 2016

Country: India

Topic: Capacity Building, Civil Society Engagement, Community Resilence ...

In 2007, IUCN and M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) partnered through the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) initiative to address a critical need. Across the east coast of India, abandoned land stand testament to unsustainable aquaculture pra...    

Bridging the gap between dolphin tourism and conservation

Goa, India 29 Sep 2016

Country: India

Topic: Climate change, Knowledge for Management, Sustainable Business Practices

Ecotourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of tourism, and has the potential to drive changing attitudes towards wildlife conservation. For many coastal nations it is the revenue generated through marine wildlife-based tourism that supports con...    

Where (mangrove) trees thrive, birds prosper

Bangkok, Thailand 15 Sep 2016

Country: Thailand

Topic: Sustainable Business Practices

Mangroves are a sign of resilience and resistance, and are critical in maintaining the health of local fishing industries and in protecting vulnerable coastlines from natural disasters. They provide spawning and nursery areas for fish, food and other...    

IUCN and Oxfam collaborate to enhance gender integration in the lower Mekong

Phnom Penh, Cambodia 16 Aug 2016

Country: Cambodia

Topic: Capacity Building, Civil Society Engagement, Community Resilence ...

Gender integration in water governance policies received a boost in the Lower Mekong Region through a recent workshop co-organised by Oxfam and IUCN. Held from July 11 to 12 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the workshop provided a platform for knowledge-shar...    

Mangroves For The Future – Contributing to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Bangkok, Thailand 26 Jul 2016

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

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

To celebrate International Mangroves Day, Mangroves for the Future (MFF) has released a multimedia story showcasing its achievements and efforts across 11 countries towards achieving the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG...    

Gender Equity And Participatory Development: Portrait Of A Pioneer

Indonesia 22 Jul 2016

Country: Indonesia

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

In the volcano-studded island of Java, the fourth largest island in Indonesia, one woman stands at the forefront of efforts to mainstream participatory development and gender into conservation.

In the third of a series of stories celebrating and...    

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