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Dhon Ching Marma, a student of class V, got the first prize.

Inter-school art competition in Khagrachari

 Inter-school art competition in Khagrachari. …  

25 Jul 2011 | Event

Direct value from marine resources, James Bond Island, Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

เสวนา การประเมินมูลค่าทางเศรษฐศาสตร์ทรัพยากรทางทะเลและชายฝั่ง 17-19 สิงหาคม

การเสวนาวิชาการนี้ จัดโดยกรมทรัพยากรทางทะเลและชายฝั่ง ร่วมกับองค์กร Economy and Environment Programme for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA), โครงการพัฒนาแห่งสหประชาชาติ (UNDP) และองค์การระหว่างประเทศเพื่อการอนุรักษ์ทรัพยากรธรรมชาติ (IUCN) ระหว่างวันที่ ๑๗-๑๙ สิงหาคม ๒๕๕๔ ณ ห้องแคทลียา ๒ โรงแรมรามาการ์เด้นส์ ถนนวิภาวดีรังสิต กรุงเทพฯ     

21 Jul 2011 | News story
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Direct value in marine and coastal ecosystem Seminar, Rama Garden Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

National Seminar on the Economics of Marine and Coastal Ecosystems, 17-19 August 2011

This seminar is being organized by the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Government of Thailand, in collaboration with the Economy and Environment Programme for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA), the United National Development Programme (UNDP), and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). It will be held on 17-19 August 2011 at the Rama Garden Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.  

21 Jul 2011 | News story
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Greening Development Planning in Pakistan

The Government of Pakistan, under the auspices of Planning Commission, in collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) organized a half-day Seminar titled: “Strategic Environmental Assessment  – Greening Development Planning in Pakistan”, at a local hotel in, Islamabad. …  

19 Jul 2011 | International news release

GIS Training participants during a session

Four - Days Training workshop on Geographical Information System came to an end

Four- Days Training workshop on Geographical Information System came to an end. Secretary Planning and Development was the Chief guest on the occasion. …  

15 Jul 2011 | International news release

Stung Treng wetlands, a Ramsar site: a wetland of international importance

Streamlining wetland conservation in Cambodia

In a first for Cambodia, the Mekong Water Dialogues (MWD) is in the initial stages of developing a national plan to strategically manage wetlands.

 

15 Jul 2011 | News story

IUCN signed agreement with Saro Environmental Organization to revitalize indigenous water management system

Karez systems are ancient traditional practices of water tapping and channeling prevalent in rural areas. IUCN with the support of local communities is working to rehabilitate karez to improve water supply and provide sustainable livelihoods. In this connection an agreement was signed in between IUCN and Saro Environmental Organization working in Tangian Village of Ziarat District in Balochistan to revitalize the Saro Karez under the Balochistan Partnerships for Sustainable Development Programme and the Water and Nature Initiative.
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14 Jul 2011 | International news release

Sonadia Island during monsoon.

Community based adaptation in the ecologically critical areas of Cox’s Bazar – Teknaf Peninsula and Sonadia Island – through biodiversity conservation and social protection

Bangladesh is a biodiversity hotspot with a number of internationally recognized areas of significance and it is also one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Specific guidelines are needed to manage local demand for resources and prevent the degradation of key ecosystems. …  

14 Jul 2011 | Project description

Surrounding communities rely on the river for transportation

ECOSYSTEMS FOR LIFE

A Bangladesh – India Initiative


Bangladesh and India have some of the most intricate and complex river systems in the world. The Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna, the three major rivers, along with their tributaries drain an area of about 1.75 million km2 and directly impact the lives of 620 million people.     …  

14 Jul 2011 | Project description

Bhudist monk and boiddo initate plantation

Conservation through practice: conservation of medicinal plants and traditional knowledge by involving ethnic communities

The Chittagong Hill Tracts has a rich indigenous heritage and is one of the few remaining areas in Bangladesh where traditional knowledge continues to play an important part of daily life. …  

14 Jul 2011 | Project description