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Working with fisherwomen in Xuan Thuy National Park

Xuan Thuy National Park, Viet Nam 22 Mar 2013

Country: Viet Nam

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

Every day, hundreds of local fisherwomen enter the mangrove forest in Xuan Thuy National Park to collect shells, mollusks, crabs, and other aquatic products. Although the law prohibits any kind of resource extraction in the core zone, the poor women...    

Safeguarding Pakistan's Coastal & Marine Resources

Pakistan 22 Mar 2013

Country: Pakistan

Topic: Civil Society Engagement, Coastal Governance, Knowledge management and communications

Awareness of different stakeholders is an important element in the process leading to achievement of objectives of integrated coastal management. The unique engagement of Pakistan Navy in creation of awareness among their ranks through a MFF grant ha...    

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...    

MFF at the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012

Jeju, South Korea 06 Sep 2012

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

Topic: Knowledge for Management, Knowledge management and communications, Coastal Governance ...

Building coastal resilience is a significant component of Integrated Coastal Zone Management throughout the world and one that MFF has had significant experience with throughout the Asian region. On 7 September 2012, more than 40 people from varying ...    

Plantation of mangroves over 500 hectares launched along Korangi Phitti Creek System near Port Qasim, Karachi – IUCN Pakistan

Bangkok, Thailand 07 Aug 2012

Country: Pakistan

Topic: Coastal Governance

A project for plantation of mangroves over 500 hectares was formally inaugurated today on the coastline along Korangi Creek near Lat Basti.    

Mangrove restoration in Viet Nam: national plans vs. local realities

Hanoi, Vietnam 09 Apr 2012

Country: Viet Nam

Topic: Coastal Governance, Strategies for Management

Vietnam’s government likes to deliver development through top-down national plans such as Program 661, the five million hectare reforestation program (that ended in 2010 and ended up replanting 2.5 million hectares over 12 years). The government’s fo...    

Promoting and influencing policy through small projects

Asia Region

Country: Asia Region

Topic: Coastal Governance

Since 2009, the MFF Small Grant Facility (SGF) and implementation of local projects has provided the main avenue for influencing local policy. SGF project results are increasingly used by NCBs for policy advocacy to influence state agencies for bette...    

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