Asia is a land full of natural and cultural wonders. But the region faces critical challenges, including poverty, water shortages and climate change. IUCN works with states and civil society in the region to build solutions together.



  • Community workshop on organic farming Community workshop on organic farming Photo: IUCN\ India

    IUCN organises community workshop on organic farming for farmers in Uttarakhand, India


    On 24 February, 2018, 61 local farmers from six villages under the Mandal Gram Panchayat (village council) came together in Uttarakhand, India for a community workshop on organic farming organised by IUCN under the project “Coping with Uncertainties: Building...

  • EcoDRR2 Mangrove Ecosystems for Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop participants. Photo: IUCN Oceania

    IUCN facilitates learning in the Pacific from Asia experiences on the Large Scale Mangrove Protection and Restoration


    Suva, Fiji, 09 March 2018 (IUCN) – Reminiscing the adventures of growing up around mangrove forests in Fiji, Fiji's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Peter Thompson, who is also serving as the UN Special Envoy for Oceans, shared...

  • boat in river Villager in Xe Champhone in Savannakhet transporting bamboo                    Photo: © Amy Scott/ IUCN

    Celebrating World Wetlands Day in Savannakhet, Laos


    On February 9th, IUCN Lao PDR organized an event in Phonsim Village, Savannakhet Province to celebrate World Wetlands Day which falls on February 2nd. The event took place at Phonsim Upper Secondary School, close to the site of the local Phonsim Wetlands. The...

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