Story | 02 Dec, 2020
IUCN Pakistan in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change organized a Stakeholders’ Workshop for preparation of REDD+ Strategic Communications Plan in Islamabad today. The event was attended by a large number of government officials, members of the civil society, environmental experts…
Story | 12 Apr, 2019
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) held a consultation on REDD+ and Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in South Sikkim, India, on 25 February 2019.
Story | 10 Sep, 2018
The need to introduce sustainable forest management practices into Pakistan’s forestry was highlighted by experts at a two-day workshop organized by IUCN and the Ministry of Climate Change, under the Sustainable Forest Management project on Sep 6-7, 2018.
Story | 19 Feb, 2018
The forests of Papua in Indonesia have been referred to as a last frontier, and those that live in and around them are instrumental in their future. Clarifying and codifying rights to tenure and management may be the key to keeping these forests…
Story | 30 Nov, 2017
Mangrove forests are among the most productive ecosystems on earth. They provide a variety of ecological and socio-economic services benefitting millions of people living in coastal areas. Mangrove ecosystems are important nursery and feeding habitats for many marine and coastal species and a…
Story | 05 Oct, 2017
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 the Government of South Sumatra. The…
Story | 12 Dec, 2016
Innovation is a key to improving the rights and livelihoods of farmers and small land holders while encouraging them to plant trees and effectively restore landscapes. During a regional knowledge exchange in Thailand, the Tree Bank offered one such innovation.
Story | 11 Nov, 2016
IUCN’s Adriana Vidal and Chetan Kumar report from a panel discussion titled Multi-stakeholders Participatory Approach – Evidence from Forest Based Landscape at the Indonesia Pavilion during UNFCCC COP22 discussions in Marrakesh, Morocco. This panel examined results from South Sumatra where land…
Story | 10 Nov, 2016
IUCN joined the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) to discuss ecosystems and climate change at COP22 in Marrakech.
Story | 29 Sep, 2016
Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) can improve lives, protect forests and biodiversity, and mitigate climate change. Forests serve as natural storage sinks for carbon, and deforestation is the second leading cause of carbon emissions contributing to climate…