Bangladesh

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IUCN’s Building River Dialogue and Governance (BRIDGE) Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) project has developed a profile and preliminary scoping study...
Governance based on ‘benefit sharing’ is more holistic than traditional governance, which has historically been about allocating water. ‘Benefit sharing’ accounts for all ecosystem services the river...
Mangrove forests make up one of the most productive and biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet. They grow in a variety of depths of salt water...
Mangroves have the ability to absorb up to four times more carbon dioxide by area than upland terrestrial forests (Donato et al., 2011). The remarkable traits of the mangrove ecosystem translate into...
Floating agriculture is an age-old practice in Bangladesh. Haseeb Md. Irfanullah of IUCN Bangladesh writes on the recent introduction of this famous...
This monsoon, the calm water of Tri Ton's floodplain in the south-west of Viet Nam experienced something quite new – healthy, leafy vegetables and soybean seedlings happily growing on the first-ever...
On the 24th of October, Bangladesh celebrated the International Freshwater Dolphin Day 2018 for the first time. The event was mutually organized by...
The three-day long event starting from 24-26 October 2018, was joyously held at the Liberation War Museum. The Liberation War Museum have supported the event with logistics and organizing free tours...
IUCN Asia and Mangroves for the Future (MFF) have produced a video showcasing MFF’s growth and impact in Asia. This video was recently premiered at...
Following the devastation of the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004, IUCN and UNDP recognised the vital link between healthy coastal ecosystems – especially mangroves and coral reefs – and the resilience...
From the 19th to the 21st of June 2018, the Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) hosted its fourth technical workshop in Pyeongchang, Republic of...
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of protected areas over the last decade. However, in the drive to increase the number and size of protected areas, relatively less attention has been...
Project title: Biodiversity Conflict Mitigation around the Refugee Camp of Cox’s Bazar District Location: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Project duration: January−December 2018 Project background: As of...
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From 2 to 6 April 2018, Mangroves for the Future (MFF), in collaboration with IUCN Bangladesh and the Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok, brought nine...
The knowledge exchange event was made possible through the National Coordinating Bodies of both Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Thailand and MFF Bangladesh. The visit was a continuation of MFF...
Bangladesh is a low-lying riverine country in South Asia, bordered by India to its west, north and east, and Myanmar to its southeast. Due to its unique biophysical setting and abundant water...
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has joined up with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Bangladesh to reduce incidents...
Since the Rohingya refugee influx into Bangladesh started over six months ago, there have been at least 10 deaths resulting from human-elephant incidents in the main Kutupalong-Balukhali refugee...
The Sundarbans, a vast forest in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal, are considered one of the natural wonders of the world. Lying adjacent is...
In addition to the issue of high salinity in the groundwater, there is also a shortage of above-ground fresh water. After Cyclone Aila struck in 2009, Sabkhali Canal filled with silt. It still held...

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