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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...
On November 26-27, 2018, IUCN organised a two-day orientation training cum exposure visit on “Bio-pesticides, Bio-composting, Bio-fertilizer and...
The main aim was to impart knowledge along with field demonstration on the use of bio-pesticides, bio-composting, bio-fertilizers and vermi-composting to local farmers. The programme also focussed on...
The IUCN India - ITC Ltd. partnership project on ‘Sustainable Agriscapes for the Future’ found that water bodies of the Kharagpur Agriscape cluster ...
In order to study the quality and nutritional value of water hyacinth compost, three pilots were initiated in Banbarsha village of Kharagpur cluster. To compare the compost quality with other methods...
In recent years, with increasing social awareness and interest in marine science, there has been an increase in reporting of stranding incidents of...
Goa with a coastline of approximately 105 km along the Arabian Sea, features beautiful bays, beaches, coral reefs and a diversity of riverine systems. Its coastal waters are home to the Indian Ocean...
Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, 23 November 2018 (IUCN) –  A new PANORAMA theme exploring how civil society can engage with business aims to scale up new...
IUCN launched a new thematic community on business engagement today at the conference as part of the PANORAMA - Solutions for a Healthy Planet initiative. This expansion of the PANORAMA initiative...
By Stefano Burchi - The High Court of Bombay at Goa refers to and relies upon the Brasília Declaration of Judges on Water Justice in litigation...
In a judgment delivered on 27 September 2018 and authored by Justice Nitin Jamdar, WCEL member and member of the drafting team of the Brasília Declaration of Judges on Water Justice, India’s High...
On June 15, 2018, IUCN with support from ITC Ltd. and implementation partner, Pravah, organised a farmer field school demonstration for 53 farmers...
IUCN India, with support from ITC Ltd. is implementing a project on ‘Sustainable Agriscapes for the Future’ in three clusters of Munger, Bihar. The project is working on different pilots to...
IUCN India along with partners helped set up FRP biogas plants for households in the Balkila Watershed of Uttarakhand. This has not only reduced the...
Balkila (Balasuti) Watershed lies in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, and is truly representative of the geology, climate,  and natural resources of the region, while embodying the developmental...
IUCN India with support of ITC Ltd. has initiated a “Sustainable Agriscapes for Future” programme in the Munger district of Bihar. Under this...
The training was organised by IUCN and ITC Ltd. with technical support from Dr. Sudipto Chatterjee, from TERI University, an IUCN commission member, who agreed to act as the trainer for the same. On...
Under the Government of India’s National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS), IUCN is implementing the project ‘Coping with Uncertainties: Building...
Due to rising population and growing tourism pressures, there has been an increase in energy demands across the Indian Himalayas, thus contributing to higher black carbon emissions from the region....

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