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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...    

Mangrove crab: Ecologically significant and economically promising

Tanjung Pecinan Village, Mangaran, Situbondo, East Java, Indonesia 20 Mar 2017

Country: Indonesia

Topic: Capacity Building, Community Resilence, Economic Valuation ...

Situbondo, one of East Java’s regencies, is situated on the north coast between Probolinggo and Banyuwangi, in Indonesia. The area is abundant with beautiful beaches, mountains, hills, forests and rich history from the Dutch colonial period.    

Commentary: Synergetic partnerships for healthier oceans

Bangkok, Thailand 14 Jun 2016

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

Oceans are the lifeblood of planet Earth and humankind. Not only do they provide around 350 million jobs and food for over a billion people, they also drive weather, regulate temperature and ultimately support all living organisms. Globally, the mark...    

Marriott and MFF: The power of private sector partnership

Bangkok, Thailand 14 Jun 2016

Country: Asia Region, Thailand

Topic: Capacity Building, Climate change, Coastal Governance ...

Through Mangroves for the Future (MFF), IUCN established a partnership with Marriott Hotels & Resorts to protect the environment and support Thailand’s local communities through mangrove restoration, the use of sustainable seafood sources and local ...    

Blue Bond initiative to protect marine resources launched

Seychelles 12 Jan 2016

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Economic Valuation, Integrated Coastal Planning, Private sector partnerships

Oceans play a significant role in everyone’s lives, but no one is more dependent on them than small, vulnerable and isolated island developing states. Unfortunately, the “deadly trio” of acidification, warming and declining oxygen levels is posing a ...    

Economic valuation of ecosystems take spotlight in Sri Lanka training for coastal planners

Colombo, Sri Lanka 02 May 2013

Country: Sri Lanka

Topic: Knowledge for Management, Economic Valuation

The Coast Conservation and Coastal Resources Management Department (CC&CRMD), a member of the National Coordinating Body of Sri Lanka, conducted a Training on Economic Valuation of Coastal Ecosystems for Sri Lankan coastal planners.    

9th MFF Regional Steering Committee meeting emphasizes enhanced regional cooperation- Bangladesh inducted as the 9th MFF member country.

Karachi, Pakistan 18 Nov 2012

Country: Asia Region, Global

Topic: Strategies for Management, Knowledge for Management, Reef to Ridge ...

The 9th Regional Steering Committee of the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) initiative was held in Karachi, Pakistan from 18 - 22 November 2012. Representatives of the eight MFF member countries, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri La...    

India and Sri Lanka join hands in conserving the living resources of Gulf of Mannar

Colombo, Sri Lanka 28 Sep 2012

Country: India, Sri Lanka

Topic: Knowledge for Management, Strategies for Management, Capacity Building ...

Biodiversity of the Gulf of Mannar provide many ecosystem goods and services, and these benefits are being compromised due to lack of information, awareness and inadequate policies. This issue gains more urgency as climate change will exacerbate thre...    

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