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How mangroves got their roots back in East Java

Situbondo Regency, East Java, Indonesia 26 Jul 2017

Country: Indonesia

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

Clean air and food on the table. For World Mangroves Day, we're highlighting the ways mangroves offer sustainable solutions to those communities whose livelihoods depend on the resources provided by a resilient coast.    

IUCN Statement at The Ocean Conference Plenary

New York, USA 16 Jun 2017

Country: Global

Topic: Climate change, Coastal Governance

This statement, delivered by Dr Cyriaque Sendashonga, IUCN’s Global Director of Policy and Programme at the United Nations Ocean Conference that took place in New York from 5 to 9 June, stresses on the need to address six priority areas to achieve SD...    

Is the tide turning for oceans?

08 Jun 2017

Country: Asia Region, Pakistan

Topic: Climate change, Coastal Governance, Marine Protected Areas

This opinion editorial, authored by Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director for IUCN Asia, highlights how establishing marine protected areas could be a key means of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and curbing climate impacts.    

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...    

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.    

Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction

Maldives 22 Feb 2017

Country: Maldives

Topic: Climate change

On the occasion of World Wetlands Day, February 2, Abdulla Adam, Maldives’ National Coordinator for the Mangroves for the Future programme (MFF), talks about the priceless value of wetland ecosystems, such as their function as a natural barrier again...    

A look back at 2016: Coastal conservation in Asia

Bangkok, Thailand 31 Jan 2017

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

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Civil Society Engagement ...

Through Mangroves for the Future (MFF), coastal conservation in Asia will enter the new year with renewed optimism after making significant progress towards sustainable development in 2016.    

Learnings on climate change adaptation in the Bay of Bengal documented in new book

Bangkok, Thailand 16 Jan 2017

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh

Topic: Climate change, Coastal Governance, Community Resilence

Recently, seven climate change specialists from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand came together and wrote seven chapters for a book entitled “Climate Change in the Bay of Bengal Region: Exploring Sectoral Cooperation f...    

Nature: the decisive solution for the climate change crisis

Bangkok, Thailand 11 Jan 2017

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

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

This blog, published in Thomson Reuters Foundation News, highlights how MFF harnesses the natural functions of ecosystems and women’s strength in resource management to bring about better solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation.    

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...    

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