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...
It is with great sadness that IUCN Asia announces that conservationist Dr. Lew Young passed away on 5th March 2019. His passing is a tremendous loss...
Lew served as the manager of Mai Po wetlands in Hong Kong for many years, then as Senior Programme Officer for Asia-Oceania for the Ramsar Convention Secretariat in Switzerland, and last but not...
In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, IUCN, through its Mangroves for the Future programme, in collaboration with the Southeast...
The toolkit aims to help coastal and fisheries management practitioners, such as programme officers and technical advisors from development and environmental agencies, develop baseline knowledge...
Analysing and understanding the complexities of human-wildlife conflicts and applying appropriate implementation methods and processes adapted to the...
This was the clear message that emerged when representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on 12-15 February to learn more about human-wildlife conflicts, with specific focus on...
The continuous application of Mangroves for the Future’s (MFF) knowledge and governance structures to leverage and scale up MFF investments, share...
This was the clear message that emerged at the MFF completion workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand on February 13, 2019. The workshop presented MFF’s achievements over the years, its plans moving...
Project title: Building River Dialogue and Governance for civil society organisations in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basins (BRIDGE GBM) Location: Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basins (...
To emphasise the value of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) engagement in water governance and to promote the work of the GBM CSO Network, a setup...
The survey “Strengthening CSO engagement in water governance: Government perceptions and strategies in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin” reports on interviews conducted with more than 80...
Representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on January 23-24, 2019 to exchange experiences on forest landscape restoration (FLR...
Representatives from Malaysia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, India, Pakistan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Mongolia participated in the two-day session that included a field trip to...
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...

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