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Member's get together

Celebrating ‘membership’ and the journey together

 IUCN Bangladesh organized a members’ celebration dinner on 20th October 2009 in Dhaka. …  

20 Oct 2009 | Event

Awareness training for women in a human-Leopard conflict area of Northern Pakistan

Education for Conservation: Establishing leopard-friendly communities.

A leopard conservation project in Northern Pakistan has advanced human-feline relations in the area through the provision of educational training schemes. …  

20 Oct 2009 | News story

(RTEA) - National Report for Lao PDR

Rapid Trade and Environment Assessment (RTEA) - National Report for Lao PDR - Executive Summary

The Report is based on wideranging stakeholder interviews, economic and trade analysis, a literature review, and extensive consultation with the Expert Advisory Panel to the RTEA project.   …  

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

(RTEA) - Background Reserach Papers

Rapid Trade and Environment Assessment (RTEA) - Background Reserach Papers

These papers provided vital background information and illuminated key sector-specific policy recommendations for the main assessment and are seen as a valuable contribution to the growing body of in-country research focusing on the complex dynamics between trade and the environment in Lao PDR.   …  

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

MAKING THE ECONOMIC LINKS

MAKING THE ECONOMIC LINKS

Biodiversity contributes directly to poverty reduction in at least five key areas: food security, health improvements, income generation, reduced vulnerability, and ecosystem services.   …  

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

WILDLIFE IN LAO PDR - 1999 STATUS REPORT

WILDLIFE IN LAO PDR - 1999 STATUS REPORT

The 1999 Status Report is a result of collaboration between the Centre for Protected Areas and Watershed Management, IUCN - The World Conservation Union, and The Wildlife Conservation Society, supported by funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).   …  

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

FLOW - the essentials of Environmental Flow - Dyson et al

Flow - The Essentials of Environmental Flows

An environmental flow is the water regime provided within a river, wetland or coastal zone to maintain ecosystems and their benefits where there are competing water uses and where flows are regulated.    

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

Exploring Water Futures Together

Exploring Water Futures Together

This report documents the proceedings of the Mekong Region Waters Dialogue: Exploring Water Futures Together, held in Vientiane, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic on 6 and 7 July 2006.    

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

An Uncertain Future

An Uncertain Future: Biodiversity and Livelihoods

The Mekong River is one of the greatest river systems on Earth. It is ranked as the twelfth-longest river in the world and eighth in terms of annual discharge. The seasonal variation in the water level and the range of wetland habitats inundated by the Mekong River provide the source of the river system’s productivity.  

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication

NCAP publication cover

Tropical Cyclones: Impact on Coastal Livelihoods

 The coastal zone of Bangladesh is highly prone to disasters, particularly tropical cyclones and storm surges.The agriculture and fisheries sector suffer the most. This study points out a number of steps and policy options for coping with the change and sustaining livelihood activities using scientific, technological and institutional measures. …  

20 Oct 2009 | Downloads - publication