• Trainees received the training certificate after the training Photo: Trainees received the training certificate after the training © IUCN Viet Nam

    “The longest and most useful trip to a cave I have ever had”


    Ha Long Bay has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO twice for its outstanding universal values. But what are those values and why do they make Ha Long Bay so special? Such information seems only to be known by a few scientists and experts while...

  • A farmer at FFF's booth in the trade fair Photo: A farmer at FFF's booth in the trade fair © Nguyen Dinh Hai

    Getting big companies to jump start forest and farm producer organizations: the Forest and Farm Facility’s experience in Vietnam


    After three years in Vietnam, the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), a partnership between FAO, IIED and IUCN and implemented by the Vietnam Farmer Union (VNFU), has supported the establishment of 14 smallholder collectives in Yen Bai, Bac Kan, Phu Tho, and Thai...

  • Golden Snub Nosed Monkey, Hubei Shennongjia, China Hubei Shennongjia, China Photo: IUCN/Bruce Jefferies

    Three priorities for China's national park programme


    With the introduction on 26 September of its comprehensive programme, China’s national park system enters its implementation phase. This raises questions about what kind of park is being established, who will manage it and how ordinary people will benefit.

  • Arakwal National Park, Australia Photo: Arakwal National Park, Australia © IUCN GLPCA

    Call for Expressions of Interest: Member of National Expert Assessment Group for Green List (EAGL) in Vietnam


    IUCN Viet Nam is pleased to announce the call for expressions of interest for members of the National Expert Assessment Group for Green List (EAGL) in Vietnam.

  • Dr. Andrew delivered his speech with the attendance of PM at the Conference Photo: Dr. Andrew delivered his speech with the attendance of PM at the Conference © World Bank

    IUCN’s statement at the Mekong Delta Conference


    On 26 – 27 September, 2017 a conference on “Transforming the Sustainable Development Models in the Cuu Long River Delta Areas in the climate change context” was organized by Viet Nam Government and chaired by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Can Tho with...

  • Tiger at Chitwan National Park, Nepal Photo: IUCN Nepal

    APAP to hold technical event on human-wildlife conflict


    From 5-8 November, the Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) will be hosting a technical workshop on human-wildlife conflict (HWC). This is the third technical workshop that APAP has hosted since its inception in 2013. The learning event will take place in...

  • Bonn Challenge Asia meeting Photo: © IUCN Asia

    Bonn Challenge Asia Roundtable Report


    In May of 2017, Asia's first High Level Roundtable meeting on the Bonn Challenge was held in South Sumatra, Indonesia. The two-day meeting was coordinated, in cooperation with IUCN, by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia and...

  • Two men crouch on the ground making cement cookstoves Photo: © MFF Myanmar

    Simple cook stoves ignite entrepreneurial spirit in Myanmar


    Home to some of Myanmar’s largest mangrove forests, Tanintharyi Region is known for its pristine coastline and the hundreds of islands in the Myeik Archipelago.  Mangroves provide critical ecosystem services and shield inland areas from storms and...

  • A man checks a trap with several crabs in it Photo: © Ana Grillo / IUCN

    World Tourism Day: IUCN and Marriott Hotels collaborate to raise awareness on sustainable seafood


    In celebration of World Tourism Day on 27th September 2017, JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Spa together with International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Marriott Thailand Business Council will host a showcase of their award winning Sustainable...

  • A woman points to a flow chart in Khmer drawn on large white paper A participant presents the results of a group discussion on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Photo: © MFF Cambodia

    Regional Integrated Coastal Management training course extended to Cambodia


    MFF’s long-standing regional Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) training course was successfully extended to national member countries. From 28 August to 1 September, the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) completed the first national level ICM course in...


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