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Southeast Asia must integrate gender considerations in coastal resource management

Bangkok, Thailand 14 Dec 2018

Country: Asia Region

Topic: Coastal Governance, Gender equality, Strategies for Management

A Regional Gender Study completed in 2018 has shown that many countries in Southeast Asia are not adequately integrating gender considerations into their national policies for fisheries and coastal resource management. The results of the study, condu...    

Mangroves For the Future video: A look back

Bali, Indonesia 05 Oct 2018

Country: Global

Topic: Sustainable Livelihoods, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation, Integrated Coastal Planning ...

IUCN Asia and Mangroves for the Future (MFF) have produced a video showcasing MFF’s growth and impact in Asia. This video was recently premiered at the 15th meeting of the MFF Regional Steering Committee that took place in Bali, Indonesia, at the end...    

Photo Story: Plastic from source to sea

Global 19 Sep 2018

Country: Asia Region, Cambodia, Global, India, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Coastal Governance, Knowledge for Management, Marine Protected Areas

As plastic is discarded into our waterways, rivers become conveyor belts of plastic waste, transporting this toxic cargo into the world's estuaries, deltas and oceans. This new visual story takes the reader from source to sea highlighting the importa...    

Establishing Kep Marine Fisheries Management Area for Improved Management of Marine Fisheries Resources

Kep, Cambodia 28 Aug 2018

Country: Asia Region, Cambodia

Topic: Coastal Governance, Knowledge for Management, Marine Protected Areas

On 12 April 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of the Royal Government of Cambodia issued a Ministerial Proclamation, announcing the establishment of the Kep province’s Koh Por and Koh Tonsay Archipelago Marine Fisheries...    

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.    

International Year of the Reef: Joining forces to fight for the health of our oceans

Phuket, Thailand 25 Jul 2018

Country: Thailand

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

“Collaboration,” “Education” and “Innovation” are three words that summed up a workshop on 20 July aimed at promoting best practices in coastal and marine conservation among the private sector.     

Giving mangroves a voice: One man's mission to protect the future of Bahak Indah

Bahak Indah, Indonesia 16 Jul 2018

Country: Indonesia

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

Bahak Indah, a mangrove-lined beach running along the coast of Probolinggo, East Java, is a major attraction for visitors. Approximately fifteen years ago, the only vegetation found on the beach was a type of spinegrass with such sharp tips that resi...    

Closing the 'plastic loop' on marine waste across Asia

Bangkok, Thailand 06 Jun 2018

Country: Global, Asia Region

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

In a special World Environment Day op-ed, Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director for IUCN Asia and Director of IUCN's Regional Hub for Asia-Oceania, writes about grassroots initiatives and efforts to engage the private sector that IUCN and Mangroves ...    

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 ...    

IUCN and MFF stand with Pakistan Navy in massive mangrove restoration campaign

Shah Bandar, Sindh, Pakistan 21 May 2018

Country: Pakistan

Topic: Coastal Governance, Strategies for Management

On 3 May, the Pakistan Navy, in collaboration with Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Pakistan, launched the Mangroves Plantation Campaign for 2018 in Shah Bandar, a town in Sindh Province’s Sujawal District.    

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