Water

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Water” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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From June 24th to June 27th 2019, IUCN Lao PDR facilitated a participatory assessment in Savannakhet Province, to evaluate the management...
The first three days of the assessment utilized a multi-stakeholder workshop format, and were held in Champhone district’s hospital meeting room facilities. A total of 30 people attended the event....
On 4th October, 2019, IUCN was honoured with a special recognition award from the Government of Ghana for the organisation’s immense contribution to...
The award was presented by His Excellency the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, at a high level launch of the Ghana Cocoa Forest Programme (GCFRP) in Accra-Ghana. The theme for the...
As part of the Mekong WET project, recent climate change vulnerability assessments conducted by IUCN in Cambodia revealed that wetland communities in...
According to the assessments conducted in Koh Kapik Ramsar site, Boeung Chhmar Ramsar site, and Boeung Prek Lapouv (BPL) Protected Landscape, climate change projections predict a decrease in rainfall...
The Mekong WET Project, funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI), recently published climate change vulnerability assessment reports for...
The two wetland sites host biodiverse flora and fauna, and the communities around the sites are heavily dependent on these ecosystems to support their livelihoods. Climate change poses a threat to...
IUCN’s Mekong WET project recently conducted Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments at Lao PDR’s two Ramsar sites, Beung Kiat Ngong and Xe...
Climate change projections for the sites include an increase in mean and maximum annual temperatures. Results predict that there will be an increase in average annual rainfall, along with extended...
Recent climate change vulnerability assessments conducted in wetland sites in Viet Nam as a component of IUCN’s Mekong WET project highlighted that...
The vulnerability assessments focused on three wetlands in the Lower Mekong Delta: Lang Sen Wetland Reserve, Phu My Species and Habitat Conservation Area, and U Minh Thuong National Park. Projected...
Globally, over 310 lake and river basins stretch across national borders. Around 60% of those lack any type of cooperative management framework. Good...
This new visual story feature 'Building River Dialogue and Governance' lays out what the BRIDGE project is and how it is supporting improved water governance in fourteen transboundary basins across...
The national component of an exciting new regional project coordinated by IUCN called "Enhancing coastal and marine socio-ecological resilience and...
Story by Liz Mwambui, Nature Seychelles The Seychelles component of the €4.25 million regional project (which also include activities in Mozambique, Kenya and Tanznia) was launched on 17th September...
IUCN and the Department of Freshwater and Wetlands Conservation (DFWC) of the Ministry of Environment, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust organised a...
More than 32 local stakeholders attended the workshop including representatives from government agencies, NGOs and local communities. This workshop is one of the key activities under the Mekong WET:...
Project title: Piloting Flood-Based Livelihoods in support of a water retention strategy in the Mekong Delta, Viet Nam
Location: Dong Thap, Long An, and An Giang Provinces Duration: September 2017 - August 2020 Project background: The idea of “Monkey Cheeks” is a metaphor adopted in Thailand to visualize...
On 27 August 2019 at the World Water Week in Sweden, IUCN launched a report that identified numerous gaps and opportunities for developing a standard...
As recognised during the Third United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-3, Nairobi, 2017), there is currently no standard methodology to measure the extent of the plastic problem. Current...

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