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  • Mangrove plantation at Shah Bandar district Sujawal Mangrove plantation at Shah Bandar district Sujawal Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    IUCN and MFF stand with Pakistan Navy in massive mangrove restoration campaign

    08.05.2018

    On 3 May, the Pakistan Navy, in collaboration with Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Pakistan, launched the Mangroves Plantation Campaign for 2018 in Shah Bandar, a town in Sindh Province’s Sujawal District.

  • The Guinness World Record attempt The Guinness World Record attempt Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    Sindh Forest Department brings pride to nation by planting Maximum Number of Mangroves for 3rd Guinness World Record

    23.04.2018

    The Sindh Forest Department yet again clinched the 3rd Guinness World Record for planting the maximum number of mangrove saplings during the daylight hours in Keti Bunder, Thatta District, along Sindh coast, on April 19, 2018. The total number of...

  • IUCN and NDMA MoU Signing NDMA and IUCN MoU Signing ceremony Photo: NDMA

    NDMA and IUCN Sign MoU for Collaboration in Implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Priorities in the Country

    06.04.2018

    The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on April 04th, 2018, in line with its agenda to implement a Child-Centered...

  • Speakers at IDF and WWD Celebration Speakers at IDF and WWD Celebration Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    IUCN, Ministry of Climate Change, Serena Hotel, celebrate World Water Day, International Day of Forests

    04.04.2018

    IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and the Serena Hotel, celebrated the World Water Day and the International Day of Forests, at the Serena Hotel in Islamabad on April 4, 2018.

  • Aban Marker Kabraji IUCN Asia Regional Director, Aban Marker Kabraji, in Pakistan Photo: © IUCN Pakistan

    IUCN Asia Regional Director nominated for prestigious Pakistan Civil Award

    19.03.2018

    Ms Aban Marker Kabraji, IUCN Asia Regional Director and Director of the IUCN Regional Hub for Asia-Oceania, has been awarded the Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence), a Pakistan Civil Award for 2018, for her contributions to, and in recognition of, her...

  • Chitral Photo: YTD

    Nature’s rewards reach the women of Chitral

    27.02.2018

    Until its merger with Pakistan in 1969, the forests of Chitral were owned by the state of Chitral. Local communities were only permitted to use the forests to graze animals and collect firewood and fodder. After the merger, ownership of these forests passed...

  • Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative IUCN Pakistan Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative IUCN Pakistan Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    Moot Discusses Water Use for Agriculture in Pakistan

    27.02.2018

    The Australian Government and the Asia Foundation Pakistan, in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and IUCN Pakistan, organized a discussion on the political economy of agriculture water use in Pakistan to understand the power dynamics and to...

  • Australian delegation led by Mr. Jehangir Phuntakey and comprised Mr. Michael Mitchell, Research Fellow from the Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Australia Australian delegation led by Mr. Jehangir Phuntakey and comprised Mr. Michael Mitchell, Research Fellow from the Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Australia Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    Visit of the Charles Sturt University Delegation

    27.02.2018

    A meeting was held with an Australian delegation led by Mr. Jehangir Phuntakey and comprised Mr. Michael Mitchell, Research Fellow from the Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Australia. Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country...

  • Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, IUCN Pakistan Country Representative Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, IUCN Pakistan Country Representative Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    World Wetlands Day celebration - 2018

    26.02.2018

    On the occasion of the World Wetlands Day on February 02, 2018, the Department of Environmental Economics at Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) and HASHOO Foundation organized a panel discussion at the Joint Combination Room (JCR). The theme...

  • World Wetlands Day Celebration 2018 World Wetlands Day Celebration 2018 Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    IUCN-Engro Foundation Awareness Campaign along Karachi coast Wetlands increasingly recognized as buffers against climate change impacts

    07.02.2018

    IUCN Pakistan in collaboration with Engro Foundation, organized an awareness-raising campaign for schools located around the Karachi’s Rehri Goth and Ibrahim Hyderi villages on the occasion of World Wetlands Day on 2nd February 2018.

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