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  • Screenshot of Aban Marker Kabraji's op-ed on Ecobusiness.com Opinon editorial by Aban Marker Kabraji, published by Ecobusiness.com for World Oceans Day 2017 Photo: © IUCN

    IUCN and Eco-business: A new partnership for responsible business and sustainable development

    30.03.2018

    IUCN Asia is pleased to announce a new Knowledge and Networking Partnership with Eco-business, Asia-Pacific’s leading clean technology, smart cities, responsible business and sustainable development media company. The partnership will enable members of both...

  • A man and a young girl grasp the stem of a tree sapling and pose for a photo A student from Hnila Girl's School accepts a sapling from Khursid Alam (CODEC) and Ishtiaq Uddin Ahmad (IUCN) Photo: © Shital Kumar Nath / CODEC

    Cookstoves for forest conservation in Teknaf, Bangladesh

    29.03.2018

    Teknaf Wildlife Sanctuary is crucial habitat for many species, but until recently, the forests of the peninsula and the mangroves along the bank of Naf River were the only sources of fuel wood for the nearby villages. The increased prevalence of wood cutting...

  • A woman sits in her office in front of a black laptop Minsun Kim Photo: © IUCN

    Q & A: Minsun Kim talks APAP and the importance of sharing knowledge

    28.03.2018

    Following the third Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) Technical Workshop in Bhutan, IUCN Asia had the opportunity to sit down with Minsun Kim, who recently joined the IUCN Asia Regional Office in Bangkok as Programme Officer for Protected Areas....

  • Third APAP Technical Workshop group photo Third APAP Technical Workshop group photo    Photo: © Department of Forests & Park Services (DoFP), Ministry of Agriculture & Forests (MoAF), Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB)

    From conflict to co-existence: Third APAP Technical Workshop addresses human-wildlife conflict in Asia

    26.03.2018

    Over 80 conservation practitioners from across Asia came together to learn about ways of reducing and preventing human-wildlife conflict (HWC) at a technical workshop organised under the auspices of the Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP)in Bhutan, a...

  • people standing around a green sign wearing white hats Photo: IUCN / Adriana Vidal

    Global headway for Bonn Challenge at Brazil and the Republic of Congo events

    21.03.2018

    Major high-level Bonn Challenge events moved global forest landscape restoration action forward last week – from a joint strategy to pursue implementation financing in Central Africa to a pledge that nearly doubles that of one of the Bonn Challenge’s most...

  • Dr Nguyen Ba Thu Dr Nguyen Ba Thu, a long-serving Vietnamese champion for protected areas and nature conservation and IUCN supporter, passed away on 13 March 2018. Photo: Nguyen Manh Hiep

    Dr Nguyen Ba Thu

    19.03.2018

    Dr Nguyen Ba Thu, a long-serving Vietnamese champion for protected areas and nature conservation and IUCN supporter, sadly passed away on 13 March 2018. Dr Nguyen Ba Thu was the former Director of Cúc Phương National Park, Viet Nam’s...

  • Ralley Rally in Nijhum Dwip on World Wetlands Day 2018 Photo: IUCN / Samir Saha

    Nijhum Dwip in Bangladesh: Loud voices for the “quiet island” on World Wetlands Day

    19.03.2018

    To celebrate World Wetlands Day on February 2, IUCN, MFF, and USAID, in collaboration with ECOFISH, WorldFish and the “Climate Resilient Ecosystems and Livelihoods” project, organised a number of activities in Nijhum Dwip to highlight the importance of the...

  • 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...

  • Discussions with high level climate champion and minister of agriculture Inia Seruiratu Discussions with high level climate champion and minister of agriculture Inia Seruiratu Photo: IUCN / Oceania

    Mangroves for the Future shares lessons learned at Fiji climate change workshop

    19.03.2018

    From 5 to 8 March, IUCN hosted the Mangrove Ecosystems for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction workshop in Suva, Fiji, as part of its 70th anniversary celebrations taking place throughout 2018. The event was co-hosted by the Global Island...

  • 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

    13.03.2018

    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:...

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